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Gavarnie

Country of corries and canyons

A transboundary site , backed by Spanish Anisclo Canyons, Pineta and the mythical Ordesa, the territory of Gavarnie-Gèdre is part of the site “Pyrénées Mont-Perdu, country of corries and canyons”,  recognized in 1997 as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for two reasons : natural and cultural heritage. It is one of the few sites in the world to benefit from this double registration done by UNESCO….. It is a real natural and cultural treasure !

The exceptional mountain landscapes located at the top of the limestone massif of Mont Perdu, culminating at 3355 meters above sea level, shine on both Spanish and French slopes.
 Everything is grandiose:  a circus more than 6.5 km in circumference, its 1500 m high wall and in its heart, one of the largest waterfalls in Europe (427m).

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