Le Cirque du Fer a Cheval

Le Cirque du Fer a Cheval, Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval: Address, Phone Number, Le Cirque du Fer a Cheval Reviews: 4.5/5

Le Cirque du Fer a Cheval
4.5
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One of the most beautiful national parks in France with dramatic cliff scenery. The start of many walks and refuge trails.
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Hila L
23 contributions
Outstanding views
Sep 2019 • Friends
The entrance to the park cost 5 Euro. The way are marked with signed which is very useful. There are couple different walking routes which are flat. restaurant next to the parking lot.
Outstanding views!!
Written 15 September 2019
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Speigal
Birmingham, UK835 contributions
Fantastic
Jul 2019 • Couples
Well worth a visit in the spring or early summer as the snow melt results in multitude of cascades. Great walk of about 1-2 hours depending on fitness, not too difficult and easy to follow. Views are stunning. A couple of nice places to eat en route or at the start. Mild parking charge and reasonable loos. Very popular so perhaps better at non-peak times. Falls can dry up late summer. Great for photography, nature etc. Suits all ages.
Written 4 July 2019
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henrydoodle
Guernsey, UK73 contributions
Indescribable.
Jun 2019 • Couples
Came here and was truly wowed, what a Beautiful place on Earth, would have liked more time a few hours are not enough. Fantastic views of mountains ,waterfalls.wild flower meadows, snow capped mountains, beautiful ponies. This place leaves you breathless lots of walks for all levels of fitness this makes us want to return, wow.
Written 12 June 2019
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Naamadav
Vienna, Austria8 contributions
Amazing trek
Jun 2019 • Couples
Came at the begining of June. It was not too crouded, the weather was perfect and the park is surrounded by countless waterfalls due to the snow melting on top of the mountains.
We parked the car at the end of the road, by the toilets.
5 min walk foot up the road until reaching the restaurant (if disabled you can park the car there).
From there start a 2 hour trail or ,like we did, add at the middle a half of an hour steep climb (and another 15 min back). It is not mandatory and the hike is amazing as is but at the end of the climb you turn around and see the entire valley with all the waterfalls as if youv'e just entered Jerrasic Park.
Written 8 June 2019
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Vita
Canton of Vaud, Switzerland70 contributions
Impressive waterfalls
May 2019 • Family
That was one of the best days this spring. Imagine you see more than 10 waterfalls at the same time.
Written 15 May 2019
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Qamer_Zia
Frankfurt, Germany1,414 contributions
A Hidden Gem
Jul 2018 • Family
This place is a hidden gem, stunningly beautiful and peaceful. It is about 12km away from Samoens as per G-maps. Parking is paid and a fee of 5€ is due at a barrier before you continue driving the last 2km. Hiking signs are there at the parking area, just few meters away from WC. Nearby was also a small museum (but it was closed on the day we visited this place).

Amazingly there are so many waterfalls and some crazy mountain peaks that you can enjoy during a few hours of hiking (partly) alongside the glacial river Giffre, towards the refreshment bar (La buvette du Prazon). If you are lucky you may also spot some animals like Ibex in the area. For our round trip we spent about 6 hours in the area.
Written 28 October 2018
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Alljiggy
129 contributions
Stunning location
Oct 2018 • Family
Breath taking scenery high rugged mountains with cascading waterfalls, beautiful tranquil lakes, and the perfect place for the little ones to take a pony ride around Le Cirque. Sadly my photos are on another device but they don't do this place justice, €5 to park up, go to the furthest carpark its right next to the cafe, horses and stunning views of the horseshoe of mountains. well worth a visit.
Written 14 October 2018
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Kiwisflythecoop
Te Anau, New Zealand751 contributions
Fantastic place to visit
Sep 2018 • Couples
We have walked in some amazing places, this would be at the top. There are tracks for all levels, the one most seem to do is to Prazon restaurant ( hope I spelt it right) the going to here is reasonably flat, from here it starts to rise to the next bridge and then to Le Bout du Monde it is reasonably steep and we noticed a few people struggling with this part, but the views are magnificent and truthfully if you did it right up to the gate you would feel an achievement.
From here we carried on to Boret Chalet (had to have a beer) the first 5-10 minutes of climbing is probably the hardest if you are not into heights. The rest of the walk to the Chalet was awesome. At the chalet we were told the best route down is back the way we came as the one to Prazon can be quite difficult going down. On this advice we back tracked the way we came. We are thinking of going back and tackling it going up. Have good footwear and take water. End note, if you go early the valley is in shadow so if you are after photos then later morning is probably better, but then also more crowded. We arrived at the Le Bout Du Monde gate at approx 1.30 on the way down and the view was awesome with minimal shadows.
Written 10 September 2018
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andreawo
The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, UK132 contributions
Good 3hr trek
Aug 2018 • Couples
A great way to spend some time exploring these mountains. If you choose to walk to the top expect the whole trek to take about 3hrs. It’s quite strenuous going near the top but you can walk at your own pace easily enough, or you can avoid the last stretch altogether if you’d prefer.
Well signposted and you’re offered a free map (after paying €5 parking) means that it’s very difficult to get lost!
Lots of vantage points along the route with cascading waterfalls, snow tunnels (even in August!) caves and streams - lots to see.
Definitely worth doing I think, not sure how easily accessible it is for people with mobility issues who need support.
Written 22 August 2018
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luc_declerck
Huldenberg, Belgium3 contributions
Splendid site
Aug 2018 • Family
So beautiful and nice walks. Only place where we saw chamois.you come into the cirque and get a breathtaking view
Written 19 August 2018
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