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Le Sidobre, Castres

4.7
#1 of 6 in Nature in Tarn
Must see · Geologic Formation · Wildlife Area
The largest granite plateau in Europe, Le Sidobre is a paradise for geologists and anyone who enjoys natural wonders. Many of these Peyro Clabado formations have uniquely shaped boulders that weigh as much as 900 tons and balance in precarious positions. Scenic and covered in beech groves, the area is wonderful for hiking, fishing, and mountain biking. Plus, you won't have crowds tourists to contend with here. Before you visit Castres, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • Dramatic rock formations, up to 7 metres high, in Europe's largest granite plateau. Wonderful for children but expect a rough up and down trail now and then and allow at least an hour to see the...  more »
  • As an American living in the area I often take family and friends to visit this natural phenomenon and it never fail to impress(guests and me) You can choose between long walks,short walks or just...  more »

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