Cirque de Gavarnie, Gavarnie

#1 of 69 in Parks in Hautes-Pyrenees
For some stunning scenery in the Pyrenees mountains, hike to Cirque de Gavarnie. Carved out of limestone by glaciers, the valley is 800 m wide at its base and expands to about 3,000 m wide at the top. It takes about 1.5 hours to reach the cirque and about an hour to return You'll see waterfalls and lots of wildlife on your journey. Add Cirque de Gavarnie and other attractions to your Gavarnie trip itinerary using our Gavarnie road trip planning website .
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  • We were able to get to the biggest waterfall in about an hour and thirty minutes from the tourist office. It is very slippery because the gale place continues from under the waterfall. Still, the view is great, but let's walk at your own risk.
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  • It takes 3 hours to go back and forth quietly to the waterfall. No particular difficulty. The circus is just beautiful. A tranquillity, a calm, a splendid view. It's relaxing.
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