Cascade d’Arcouzan

Cascade d’Arcouzan is a beautiful waterfall near Seix in the French Pyrenees. From Seix, driving on the D3, turn right at Couflens de Betmajou towards Estours. At the end of the road  you have to park your car (somewhere near gps 42.828719, 1.163431).

From the car parking it is appr. a 60 minute walk (3 kilometers) to cascade d’Arcouzan. First you pass another waterfall called cascade de Bibet (left side of the valley) but when you arrive at the river Ruisseau d’Arcouzan you will have a good view in the distance on cascade d’Arcouzan.

Cascade d’Arcouzan drops down over 4 stages, with a height of appr 100 meters, and is fed by several small lakes at col du Cruzous (2.341 m).

The waterfall of  Cascade d’Arcouzan is at its best in springtime/early summer when snow melts fast and there is still enough snow in the mountains.

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About Cascade d’Arcouzan

RegionMidi Pyrenees/Ariège
RiverRuisseau d'Arcouzan
Best visitSpring, early summer

Most nearby waterfalls

WaterfallDistance (linear)Rating
Cascade de Bibet 2 km
Cascade du Muscadet 7 km
Cascade de la Lauze 7 km
Cascade de Nerech 8 km
Cascades des Échelles 9 km