Cascade du Casset

Cascade du CassetCascade du Casset is a beautiful waterfall near la Chapelle-en-Valgaudémar in the region Hautes Alpes, France.

Cascade du Casset is located along road D480: from road N85 at Saint Firmin take road D985a to La Chapelle-en-Valgaudémar. From here the road is called D480. Just after Chapelle-en-Valgaudémar (at the left side of the road) Cascade de Combefroide shows up. Drive further for another 3,5 kilometers until Cascade du Casset shows up at the left side of the road.

When visiting the waterfall Le Voile de la Mariée in Parc national de Ecrins (Haute Alpes in France) I suddenly saw Cascade du Casset along the roadside. Cascade du Casset is a powerful waterfall that drops down over appr. 150 meters in multiple stages. 

Best time to visit Cascade du Casset is early summer or summer. Cascade du Casset is being fed by melted ice from several glaciers at an altitude of appr. 3.000 meter.

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About Cascade du Casset

RegionHautes Alpes
LocationLa Chapelle-en-Valgaudémar
RiverTorrent du Vallon
Best visitEarly summer-summer

Most nearby waterfalls

WaterfallDistance (linear)Rating
Cascade de Combefroide 3 km
Cascade du Voile de la Mariée 6 km
Cascade de la Lavey 12 km
Cascade de la Pisse (Valjouffrey) 12 km
Cascade d'en Bas 13 km