Gorges de Kakouetta, Cascade de

(Cascade Gorges de Kakoueta)

Cascade Gorges de Kakouetta is a sublime waterfall in a scenic setting. Gorges de Kaoueta or Gorges de Kakuetta or Gorges de Kakoueta is one of the best canyons you can visit in the French Pyrenees.

Gorges de Kakouetta is a narrow gorge, 300 meters deep and 2 kilometers long. It is one of three gorges in the area and is the most popular with tourists. Gorges de Kakouetta is open for public from March until November and you have to pay an entry fee of a few euros.

The way trough the gorges goes through low water, wooden paths and along caves. In 1995 all the facilities where destroyed by a big tidal wave.

A walk through Gorges de Kakouetta will take 2-3 hours including stops and photographing. Because of high temperatures in summer, hardly any direct sunlight and its high humidity Gorges de Kakouetta has a microclimate of its own. There is big variety of plant and animals and you don’t have to be surprised if you see a snake.

Cascade Gorges de Kakouetta is situated deeper in the gorge and is beautiful to see. With a single drop of 20 meters and a possibility to walk behind the falls, a nice waterfall to visit.

In the gorge you will find several other small waterfalls, pools and small streams good for great pictures.

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About Gorges de Kakouetta, Cascade de

CountryFrance
RegionAquitaine/Pyrenees atlantique
LocationSt Engrace-La Caserne
RiverKakouetta
Height20m
Latitude42.986034
Longitude-0.851836
Best visitEarly summer-after rainfall
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