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Saoû forest
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Description

The forest of Saoû site is ranked as the highest syncline (geological fold) of Europe: it forms a basin that is 12km long and surrounded by mountains. Outside, the cliffs are sheer, while inside is a thriving forest mantle of white oaks, Scotch pines and beech trees, making up the realm of marmots, chamois, roe deer, squirrels and even eagles. The secluded Dauphins inn, tucked away in the heart of the forest, is an extravagant replica (1930) of the Petit Trianon of Versailles.

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Things to see and donearby

  • The Green Guide
    12.1 Km - Chemin du Donjon, 26400 Crest

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  • From €34 to €57
    MICHELIN 2021
    14.6 Km - 5 rue Étienne-de-Vesc, 26220 Vesc
  • From €28 to €72
    MICHELIN 2021
    15.8 Km - Vieux village, 26160 Le Poët-Laval