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Les gorges du Blavet
Les gorges du Blavet
Les gorges du Blavet

Les gorges du Blavet

Credit : Office de tourisme

Blavet is a tributary, of the Argens River. The river begins its journey in Bagnols-en-Forêt and flows into the Argens. Carved into red volcanic rocks made from rhyolite , the Gorges du Blavet offers some beautiful geological features such as cave Muréron., a one of the major rock climbing sites in the Var.

3.6 km
3 h
max. 254 m
min. 107 m
412 m
-412 m

Altimetric profile

Styles : HikingBaladeDiscoveryForest
Public : SportsmenExperienced hikersLovers of thrillsAdolescents
Theme : Patrimony

Starting point


Lat : 43.5165Lng : 6.65241
0 m
3 years

3 informations complémentaires

To discover

- There are majestic cork oak and chestnut trees. Flowering (April-May) are wild orchids and you can also find helichrysums and strawflowers (used as an essential oil).
- Muréron Cave (this prehistoric Cave dwelling was carefully chosen as it is near water and the area enjoys temperate climate all year round). N 43°31,038' / E 6°39,358'
Remains of millstones from the 18th mill.
N 43°30,901' / E 6°39,409'

The little extra after your walk : Take a break and taste some of what la Bouverie has to offer wine and honey.

Access - Practical information

☞ Access : direction of Bagnol-en-forêt, pass in front of the Parpaillon campsite.
☞ Parking : to the left on your ascent, with an orientation table and the first viewpoint. Coordinates GPS : N 43°31,242' / E 6°39,033'
☞ Directions : to ford the river several times therefore difficulty depending on the flow, generally feeble to zero in summer.

Access is regulated by the Var prefecture who publish a daily card
authorizing entry. www.var.pref.gouv.fr/massifs

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1 comment

francis.idelon Nous avons ralongé un peu cette rando en allant jusqu'à la piste de la Lieutenante, la piste du réservoir et piste Bayonne G14, en mars le débit était important et les passages à gué demandaient un peu d'équilibre...

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