Valleys and gorges

Barrage d'Enchanet
Viewpoint
PLEAUX

The barrage d’Enchanet (Enchanet reservoir) was the first dam built on the Maronne River. Its waters snake through the villages of Pleaux, Arnac and Saint-Christophe-les-Gorges. Built after the Second

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Enchanet

Pleaux, 15700

Cascade du Biaguin
Waterfall
LE FALGOUX

The Cascade du Biaguin (Biaguin waterfall) is situated in Le Falgoux and is fed by the Mars River. It is a triple waterfall indicated from the road. This waterfall is composed of two parts. An upper

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Sur la D12 depuis le Falgoux en direction du Pas de Peyrol, Le Pont des Eaux

Le Falgoux, 15140

Cirque de Récusset
Viewpoint
Natural Circus
SAINT-PAUL-DE-SALERS

In Saint-Paul-de-Salers (Récusset), two interpretive trails in the “Espace Naturel Sensible de Récusset” (preserved area) with an educational booklet, invite you to discover: - the transhumance

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Récusset

Saint-Paul-de-Salers, 15140

High valley of the Dordogne
River
Valley / glen
CHALVIGNAC

The very name Dordogne is mythical. The river stems from 2 streams, La Dore and La Dogne in the Puy de Dôme department.

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Chalvignac, 15200

Lac d'Enchanet
Lake
PLEAUX

The Enchanet lake is situated near the Enchanet dam, 13km from Pleaux. 400 ha area, 17km length and more than 60 m of depth. This lake is fed by the Maronne, Bertrande and Etze rivers. It is a

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St-Cristophe-les-Gorges

Pleaux, 15700

Natural Trail along the Gorges of the Jordanne River
Valleys and gorges
SAINT-CIRGUES-DE-JORDANNE

A nature trail leads you on a 4km return trip walk, through 20 to 60m deep gorges that have been carved by the water in the volcanic breccia over the centuries.

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Saint-Cirgues-de-Jordanne, 15590

Vallée de l'Aspre
Valley / glen
FONTANGES

Several villages like Fontanges, Le Fau and La Bastide are tucked away in the vallée de l’Aspre (Aspre valley), which is quite wild and unknown, leading to the Bois Noirs (Black Woods). For the lovers

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Fontanges, 15140

Vallée de l'Auze
Waterfall
Valley / glen
BRAGEAC

Near the Col de Néronne, the Auze River takes its source at 1250m at the base of the Puy de l’Agneau in Le Falgoux village. Its course is steep, crossing plateaus and valleys and the villages of Saint

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Brageac, 15700

Vallée de la Bertrande
Valley / glen
SAINT-PROJET-DE-SALERS

The Bertrande River takes its source on the slopes of the Puy Chavaroche. This river runs across Saint-Projet-de-Salers, near Saint-Chamant and joins the Etze River to end in the Enchanet reservoir.

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Saint-Projet-de-Salers, 15140

Vallée de la Doire
Valley / glen
SAINT-CERNIN

The vallée de la Doire (Doire valley) runs near the Col de Legal. Among others, it includes the villages of Tournemire, Saint-Cernin and Saint-Cirgues-de-Malbert.

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Saint-Cernin, 15140

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