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Get off the main trail for an amazing experience

98% of the hikers here just go up the main trail, a road really, to the cafe at the end. Forget... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Craig T
San Rafael, California
One of the most beautiful places i have been to!

A very beautiful scene and a comfortable 2 hours walk (each way). Was peaceful and lovely and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“easy hike”(7 reviews)
65120 Gavarnie, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

98% of the hikers here just go up the main trail, a road really, to the cafe at the end. Forget that! After you cross the bridge, take the second trail on the left and go up the side of the mountain to a beautiful...More

1  Thank Craig T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very beautiful scene and a comfortable 2 hours walk (each way). Was peaceful and lovely and really breath taking!

1  Thank ramichalet
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely easy 2 & half hour hike to the waterfall. Busy, but enjoyable hike. We had a small bit of rain on the way, so advisable to bring wet gear. There is a restaurant close to the top which has lovely views of the Cirque...More

Thank LoopyLouRTW
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Located far away from the huge traffic congestion, this nature gem is worth the drive through a winding road. The reward to get there is enormous. This is a place not to be missed for nature’s lovers who will not regret it. Highly recommended.

Thank JolRoutard
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Make sure to allocate enough time for the walk to the waterfall as there is so many beautiful things to appreciate and photograph along the way. We were quite tired when we returned to the car park, but the visit absolutely refreshed our souls. It...More

Thank SafariG
Reviewed 28 August 2018

As an ex-fit, somewhat overweight trekker I nearly gave up the hike, despite it being through some beautiful areas and initially, reasonably, level ground when it started to go up hill I started to struggle. However, the kids shamed me into pushing on and it...More

2  Thank Expat24x2
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is a truly sensational place. The view is amazing and the hike is quite pleasant. You have to step around donkey droppings, but it’s not the end of the world. One word of advice: please, please, PLEASE wear sensible hiking shoes. I was so...More

1  Thank danish75
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

The ´ cirque de gavarnie ‘ is simply the most beautiful place I have ever visited in mountains. It was easy to park. ( 5€ the day). The hike is not difficult if you stay on the main path. And even there were a lot...More

1  Thank Gabiloup
Reviewed 23 August 2018

It is a bit of a hike but, WOW, what a place, absolutely magnificent and worth every step. The highest waterfall in Europe. Start off from the paid for car park, along by the side of a stream, through woods and past the hotel to...More

Thank gordonj258
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We went on the number 2 hike, up to the plateau and then back down towards the major waterfall (with closeups on two other waterfalls on the way). My unathletic wife, kids (5, 9, & 10) and overweight asthmatic friend, as well as my overweight...More

3  Thank gdfthr81
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27 August 2018|
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Response from ramilevyy | Reviewed this property |
I can’t answer u about any public transportation because we used a rental car. It is a tour of 4-6 hours. It is depends on the city/village u come from and the trail walking time. Depends how fast u walk or how ling u want... More
17 August 2018|
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Response from skitortoise | Reviewed this property |
Yes if dry, but quite uneven path towards the end of the walk so hiking boots might be more comfortable