Voile de la Mariée, Cascade du

Cascade du Voile de la Mariée is a great waterfall in the shape of a bridal veil near La Chapelle-en-Valgaudemar/Gioberney in the Hautes Alpes, France.

Cascade du Voile de la Mariée is located in Parc national de Ecrins  at the end of Vallee de la Chapelle.

Cascade du Voile de la Mariée is located at the end of road D480. From N85 at Saint Firmin take road D985a to La Chapelle-en-Valgaudémar. From here the road is called D48o. Just after Chapelle-en-Valgaudémar at the left side first Cascade de Combefroide shows up and 3,5 kilometers Cascade du Casset shows up at the left. From there Cascade du Voile de la Mariée is another 6 kilometers to the parking at Voile de la Mariée.

The route to refuge de Gioberney is of astonishing beauty. Just before the refuge, at your left side, you will see Cascade du Voile de la Mariée. The waterfall isn’t very powerful in summertime, but especially the surrounding makes this waterfall a gorgeous site you must visit.

Cascade du Voile de la Mariée is a gorgeous waterfall that drops down over appr. 120 meters in multiple stages. The waterfall is most of the time nice to see but very impressive from springtime until early summer.

Cascade du Voile de la Mariée is being fed by melted ice from glacier Lauzon above on an altitudes over 3.500 meter.

The valley to Cascade du Voile de la Mariée is famous because of the amount of waterfalls fed by many glaciers in the high Alpes. Two famous waterfalls are cascade du Casset and cascade de Combefroide.

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About Voile de la Mariée, Cascade du

CountryFrance
RegionHautes Alpes
LocationLa Chapelle-en-Valgaudemar/Gioberney
RiverTorrent du Lauzon
Height80m +120m
Latitude44.839179
Longitude6.279090
Best visitSpring-Early summer
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