Cascade du Matacas

Cascade du Matacas is a waterfall  located at cirque de Troumouse.  Cirque de Troumouse is located southeast of Gedre in the region Midi Pyrenees/Haute Pyrenees, France.

From Argelès-Gazost drive south to Luz Saint Sauveur and further in the direction of Gavarnie on road D921. At Gedre take the D922 to Cirque de Troumouse. The road end at a big parking (gps 42.728219, 0.095744) with a marvelous view on the cirque. Cirque de Troumouse is a circus created by glaciers and has a diameter of 4 kilometer.

cirque_de_troumouseFrom the parking there are several trails and the one you should take is 4 hour roundtrip trail that leads along Cascade du Matacas.

There are several other waterfalls in cirque de Troumouse.

Nearby you can find the more famous cirque du Gavarnie with one of the highest waterfalls in France: Grande Cascade de Gavarnie.

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About Cascade du Matacas

RegionMidi Pyrenees/Haute Pyrenees
RiverGave des Touyeres
Best visitSpring-early summer

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