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Bois de Paiolive

D 252, Lablachere, France
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A good place for walkers

Several routes to follow, part of GR4 route included on the"Corniche" route. They range from gentle... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Sian L
Newbury, United Kingdom
Outworldly landscape

Beautifull lime stone rocks in a dissidous forest about 8 km outside the town centre of Le Vans... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Willy B
Genk, Belgium
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“forest” (6 reviews)
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D 252, Lablachere, France
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Several routes to follow, part of GR4 route included on the"Corniche" route. They range from gentle to a little more challenging. Great views and unusual rock formations.

Thank Sian L
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Beautifull lime stone rocks in a dissidous forest about 8 km outside the town centre of Le Vans. One of the many hidden gems in the Ardeche regio. Not to be missed. Put on good walking shoes, it is a bit of a difficult terrain.

Thank Willy B
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We did the sentier de la vierge with our 6 and 9 year old. some parts are over the rocks which they loved. almost al the time in the forest with shade it is also a good walk during hotter days. The sentier de la...More

1  Thank Ilse S
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We did took the green route (de la vierge). A nice one hour walk with the boys, although they don't like walking, they did like this trail. Nice views, fairytale scenery. My 12 year old son even wanted to go back!

Thank Lobke V
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This is a lovely and very interesting place. Quite an adventure for the children too, scrambling over the rocks and exploring the wooded glades. There was plenty of flora and fauna to spot too. There are short walks and long walks and we didn't come...More

Thank 26Froggie
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

The forest is quite exceptional with its huge rocks all over. Kids loved finding caves and hideouts there. The view over the river up high over the cliff is really beautiful. The walk is well marked and easy to follow.

2  Thank Patrice H
Reviewed 28 September 2015

A lovely place. Behind every rock or tree you expect some fairies, elves or gnomes to pop out. It is not an easy walk. Sometimes you have to climb a very rocky path and there's quite some going up and down. You don't have to...More

Thank Annemiek B
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We parked at parking "de Lestong" where we started the yellow 4KM walk, with 4 kids (age 10 through 15). It took us about 2 hours to do the walk, because the kids wanted to look at every little cave they saw and climb on...More

3  Thank Kenneth v
Reviewed 4 August 2015

If you park your car at the second parking, you are at the starting point of the short (1,5 km) trail, depicted in green on the local map. This one is suitable for adventurous kids, if they have adventurous parents... The trail takes about 35-45...More

Thank Erik1964
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

A visit to the Ardeche is never complete without a meal here. There's always such a genuine welcome from Melanie and her team of professional and discreet staff. Delicious food featuring local specialities: goat cheese, charcuterie, trout, and sweet chestnuts included in a regularly changing...More

Thank Jane C
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