Cascade de l’Estrech (Gordolasque)

Cascade de l’Estrech is a waterfall at the end of the valley Vallon de la Gordolasque near St Martin Vesubie in the Alpes Maritimes, France.

From Saint-Martin-Vésubie drive south to Belvédère and there take the exit to La Gordolasque. Follow teh road until it ends after appr. 13 kilometer. There is a big parking at the end of the road (gps 44.073809, 7.399816).

From the end of Vallon de la Gordolasque you have to follow the signs to Lac de la Fous/Refuge Nice. Before reaching the lake you will pass Cascade de l’Estrech at the top of the waterfall. With a total height of 90 meters Cascade de l’Estrech is quite nice to see. Not very powerful but the shape is unusual and the scenery beautiful.

There is another more impressive waterfall, Cascade du Ray, in the valley with a free fall of 30 meters. This waterfall is located halfway between Belvédère and the parking at the end of the valley.

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About Cascade de l’Estrech (Gordolasque)

RegionAlpes Maritimes
LocationVallon de la Gordolasque, Belvédère-St Martin Vesubie
RiverLa Gordolasque
Best visitSpring-early summer

Most nearby waterfalls

WaterfallDistance (linear)Rating
Cascade du Ray 6 km
Cascade du Boreon 13 km
Cascade de Piaon 21 km
Cascade de Louch 40 km
Cascade de Gairaut 42 km