Saut du loup waterfalls


08 August 2022  |  Tourism, Nature

The Waterfalls of Saut du Loup, Gourdon

On holiday in the Alpes-Maritimes in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur? Discover the Saut du Loup waterfalls in Gourdon in the high country of Nice. You will be able to see the waterfalls as well as the large pots. A panoramic point of view makes it possible to appreciate the 90m height of the falls. The place is magical, it has been classified as a "Historic Site and Monument" since 2016. A private natural place whose access is 1 euro.

Hours: all year round from 10am to 7pm. There is also a restaurant on site open all year round.

Getting there: Route des Gorges du Loup, 06620 Gourdon More information:

Nearby, other natural sites are interesting to discover:

Vegay waterfall & Aiglun clue

Vegay waterfall

 ©Yves Tennevin 

The Clue d'Aiglon site has gorges 200m to 400m high. Impressive. The Vegay waterfall is over 140m high. The hike is easy and is done in stages. Beware however of the last level, which is more of a climb. Getting there and more info:

The Clue de Riolan

Clue du Riolan


One of the most beautiful canyon in France. Ideal for a day of canyoning. White limestone cliffs and turquoise waters, an absolute change of scenery. Getting there: between La Sigale and Aiglun.

Two canyoning addresses: and

Courmes waterfall

Courmes waterfall


Located in Courmes, right next to the Saut du Loup, in the hollow of the Pic des Courmettes. It is called "the petrifying", this natural waterfall is more than 40 m high.

Possibility of water ride:

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Virginie Erre

After gaining a Masters Degree from the Panthéon Sorbonne, I worked as a real-estate agent for luxury properties and now am a manager with Pure France high quality holiday rentals. I am also a yoga instructor.

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