Be in communion with nature and discover in a new angle your tourist destination . Before being a sporting course, this is how we recently introduced the” via ferrata> . This week, we invite you to discover a top 5 of the most beautiful via ferrata of France . That they are, for the big sportsmen, the blind people or Mr. All the World, there will be something for all tastes.
The via ferrata of Liaucous, Aveyron (12)
Near Millau in the Gorges du Tarn , via ferrata Liaucous offers two courses of different difficulties that will make you climb to the top of the cliff. Up there, you will enjoy a magnificent panorama of the Tarn valley and the villages of Liaucous and Mostuéjouls . The course is wonderful and the return on the ledges of the Causse de Sauveterre, in the middle of a huge chaos of rocks deserves a visit alone. You will cross the precipices by many Nepali bridges, monkey bridges or footbridges. A report, a very original passage in a cave . The via ferrata will end with a 30m zip line or a path .
The Great Fistoire, Alpes de Hautes Provences (04)
Located in the Alpes de Haute Provence , 25 km north east of Sisteron, the Grande Fistoire now has three zip lines (130/150 and 220m). This via ferrata is especially famous for its sports and aerial route . A very rich program, with a footbridge 60 m long, a bombu and a slab lying . The most daring can cross the rock of the small fistory and take a Nepalese bridge to access the rock of the Great Fistory. Finally, a spilling outlet of about 50 , called the “Great Wall”, will give you some chills.
The Via Ferrata Jules Carret, Savoie (73)
20 minutes from Chambéry , the Via Ferrata Jules Carret is considered one of the most difficult in France. It is classified ED + (extremely difficult). It will be necessary to be sure of you before going there because the Cave of Carret has only few places to recover. Very quickly, the course will become airy and will propose very physical passages. But you will find your happiness by taking a beautiful Nepali bridge or a beautiful waterfall . This via ferrata will also offer you a sumptuous view of the Chambérien basin and Mont Granier .
Via Ferrata of Malzieu-Ville, Lozere (48)
The particularity of this via ferrata? Part is accessible to the blind and visually impaired . It offers three courses dedicated to beginners, experienced and very experienced. All along the way, you will be accompanied by the sound of the torrent . The hardest part adds a monkey bridge and two overhangs compared to the simple layout. You will enjoy during your ascent of the beautiful landscapes of Losere, in a wild setting .
The via ferrata of the Scales of Death, Doubs (25)
It’s peaceful . The via ferrata of the Ladders of Death is at the bottom of gorges, in Franche-Comté, where the Doubs flows peacefully. Most often laterally on a beautiful limestone rock, the course is a series of successive crossings of small steep walls, monkey bridges, beams, Nepalese bridges and zip lines. At the end, the brave ones will be rewarded with a zip line of 60 meters .
Here we are at the end of this article. We hope it has made you want to explore these via ferrata.
Finally we would like to thank viaferrata-fr.net for giving us permission to use his photos and we invite you to visit this site for more information about Via ferrata throughout France.
[Authors: Photo 1, Photo 2: Jean-jacques Huselstein, Photo 3: Thierry Cuny, Photo 4: Sylvain Lébre, Photo 5: Toff, Photo 6: Estelle Glattard]