Gimel, Cascade de

(Queue de cheval, Grand Saut, la Redole)

Les cascades de Gimel are a series of waterfalls with three major and named drops. Les cascades de Gimel are located in a little village with the same name Gimel les Cascades near Tulle in the region Limousin/Corrèze, France.

The entrance of the park (gps 45.29781, 1.84832) is located just outside the village (400 m) following the road south, there are signs. There is a small parking at the entrance but you also can park the car at the parking before crossing the bridge. You have to pay a fee (5 euro) to enter the park.

There is a trail along the river leading along all three waterfalls, which can be slippery and sometimes steep. A roundtrip walk takes about 45-60 minutes.

Les cascades de Gimel has three major drops, from top to bottom: Grand Saut (45 m), la Redole (38 m) and la Queue de Cheval (60 m) with a total height of 143 meter.

La Queue de Cheval is the biggest drop and can be quite powerful. Queue de cheval means ponytail after the shape of the waterfall. 


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About Gimel, Cascade de

LocationGimel les Cascades - Tulle
RiverLa Montane Ou la Gimelle
Best visitSpring-after rainfall

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