Cascade de Nerech

Cascade de Nerech is a big waterfall in Vallee du Ribérot (Reserve de Domaniale du Mont Valier) south of Les Bordes sur Lez in the French Pyrenees.

From Saint Girons drive west over road d618 until you reach Audressein, here you take the d4 to Les Bordes sur Lez. Turn left at a small sign “Vallee du Riberot”. Follow the small road and drive further for 6,5 km until you reach a big parking (gps 42.832389, 1.030789).

From the parking at Maison du Valier it is a 4 kilometer walk (60 minutes) over a trail (GRT55) following the river Le Ribérot south. Just before a steep part of the trail you first see the great cascade de Nerech. After the climb you there is another waterfall Cascade de la Lauze.

In the early season cascade de Nerech can be quit powerful and then belongs to the more beautiful waterfalls in the French Pyrenees. Cascade de Nerech cascades down over several steps with one big drop of about 60 meters. There are several good viewpoint where you can enjoy Cascade de Nerech.

Cascade de Nerech falls towards the north. This means that at noon the sun stands just above the waterfall, difficult to photograph.

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About Cascade de Nerech

RegionMidi Pyrenees/Haute Garonne
LocationVallee du Riberot-Le Bordes sur Lez-St Girons
RiverLe Ribérot
Best visitSpring-early summer

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