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Enjoy unusual and stunning mountain scenery with a trek at Le Cirque du Fer a Cheval, a natural, horseshoe-shaped amphitheatre with walls 500 to 700 m (1,640 to 2,296 ft) in height. Peaks reaching almost 3,000 m (9,843 ft) crown the site. Hike along the posted trails, past otherworldly rock formations and waterfalls, admiring the natural spectacle around you. In summer, a cafe along the way offers meals and refreshment. Use our Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval planner to arrange your visit to Le Cirque du Fer a Cheval and other attractions in Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval.
Le Cirque du Fer a Cheval reviews
The entrance to the park cost 5 Euro. The way are marked with signed which is very useful. There are couple different walking routes which are flat. restaurant next to the parking lot. Outstanding... more »
Well worth a visit in the spring or early summer as the snow melt results in multitude of cascades. Great walk of about 1-2 hours depending on fitness, not too difficult and easy to follow. Views are.... more »
Absolutely beautiful place. Lovely walks. The only down side is you can't walk round most of it with a dog for most of the year and have to stick to a short path. There is a nice and warm cafe with open fire. Dogs are allowed in. They serve snacks or lunch.
Worth the drive up the valley - nice place to stop and take some air.
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