Ilhéou, Cascade d’

Cascade d’Ilhéou is one of the better waterfalls in the French Pyrenees that is a visit really worthwhile. Cascade d’Ilhéou is one of the many waterfalls near Cauterets, France.

From Cauterets (road D920 to the south) take the right turn to Telecabine du Courbet. At a big parking (before Telecabine du Courbet) a trail starts that follows the river Gave d’Ilhéou.

The trail is almost 3 kilometers long but not difficult and will take 40-50 minutes. For the hikers: you can walk on to Lac Blue on an altitude of 1.988 meter. After the waterfall you have to ascent 400 meters.

Cascade d’Ilhéou is named after the river Gave D’Ilhéou and is appr 60-80 meters high and had two steps. The waterfall is already visible from a far distance.

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About Ilhéou, Cascade d’

RegionMidi Pyrenees/Haute Pyrenees
LocationCirque du Lys-Cauterets-Lourdes
RiverGave D'Ilhéou
Height60m +80m
Best visitEarly summer

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