This 310 km (6.5 hours) route is beautiful, technical and quite demanding... The road curves along torrents and rises towards grandiose viewpoints. Take your time to discover these varied landscapes and these two superb canyons which are the gorges of Cians and Daluis.
There are 4 tourist stops on this route. You are free to stay for a few minutes or a few hours.
- Le Saut du Loup
- La Clue de Riolan
- Les Grès d'Annot
1. Gourdon : Clinging to the top of a vertiginous cliff at an altitude of 760 m, Gourdon is a balcony overlooking the Loup gorges and the Mediterranean. Massed behind an imposing castle surrounded by gardens designed by Le Nôtre, the old houses have been well preserved and restored in this lively village animated by craftsmen.
2. Le Saut du Loup : Le Saut du Loup is only a few minutes away from the coast of the Alpes-Maritimes. You land there in another world, conducive to reflection, calm and rest of the senses. In a world where nature is king, and where man must be vigilant if he wants to witness the spectacle of the waters, below a small winding road.
3. La Clue de Riolan : The Riolan clue is considered by canyoning enthusiasts as one of the most beautiful sites in France. It evolves in narrow passages more than 200 metres high, where the water has sculpted magnificent basins, slides and jumps over time.
4. Les Grès d'Annot : Discover an exceptional listed site in the magical atmosphere of a forest of hundred-year-old chestnut trees. The Sandstone was formed about 40 million years ago as a result of underwater avalanches of sand and mud. During the formation of the Alps, the whole was fractured and deformed, which gives it its particular appearance. This site, which is very popular with climbers and hikers, is home to a very rich and protected fauna and flora.