A few weeks ago, we discovered together 6 little-known places in France to discover as soon as possible. Almost half of regions of France had thus been put in the spotlight. It is the turn of six other regions to reveal one of their least visited treasures.
After Occitanie, Brittany, Normandy, New Aquitaine, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur region, it is the turn of 6 other regions of France to reveal the one of their little-known sites. For all those who prefer the intimacy of bucolic visits to the frenzy of the most touristic places, these little-known sites in France are real oases. To discover in any season ...
The Hérisson waterfalls in the Jura
In Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, in the Jura lakes region, the seven jumps and waterfalls of the Hedgehog amaze walkers. Throughout a hike of about 3 hours for a little over 7 kilometers round trip, the Hérisson torrent gradually reveals its treasures. The Fan and the Grand Saut are the highest with nearly 60 meters. The Saut Girard is 35 meters high. Smaller, but just as soothing, the Gour bleu, the Château Garnier, the Saut de la Forge and the Moulin Jeunet, complete this classified series. Grand Site of France since 2017.
The Brenne Regional Natural Park
In Center-Val-de-Loire, in Berry, the Brenne Regional Nature Park is nicknamed "The land of 1 ponds". La Brenne is actually a mosaic of 000 ponds, and one of the most important continental French wetlands. This mysterious landscape has been shaped by humans since the Middle Ages. Bocages, valleys, woods and hillsides constitute a true paradise for lovers of fishing, canoeing and hiking or cycling. One of the little-known sites in France to discover for practicing outdoor sports.
The wild gorges of Tavignano, one of the little-known sites in France to discover this summer
In Corsica, at the gates of Corte, the Corsican massif conceals a hidden treasure, the Tavignano valley. This preserved gem can only be discovered on foot. A hike of 16 kilometers and nearly 7 hours will lead privileged walkers in contact with authentic and wild Corsica. The deep green gorges are breathtakingly beautiful. Along the route, many waterfalls and natural pools allow young and old to cool off.
Brézé, the troglodyte castle
In the Pays de la Loire, in the heart of Anjou Blanc, the castle of Brézé is perhaps one of the most surprising in the Loire Valley. Built between the 4th and 3th centuries, the castle hides under its foundations an astonishing and vast network of galleries dug in the limestone subsoil. This troglodyte network of XNUMX kilometers and nearly XNUMX hectares, once housed the stables, the silkworm, the silos, the cellar but also an underground walkway.
The Audomarois marsh
In the Hauts-de-France, in Saint-Omer, the Audomarois marsh is a green haven of peace. More than 700 kilometers of canals can be discovered there in bacoves, the traditional flat-bottomed boats. The fauna and flora of the marsh is abundant and preserved. Reed beds, peaty woods, wet meadows, ditches and rivers are home to a rich biodiversity. The mill and some houses sometimes emerge from the welcoming vegetation to the delight of visitors.
The forest of Verzy, one of the most mysterious little-known sites in France
In the Grand-Est, on the Montagne de Reims, the Forest of Verzy covers more than 1 hectares. This wetland has the particularity of sheltering a large concentration of tortuous beech, commonly called "False". No less than 000 fakes populate the forest and contribute to the mysterious and dreamlike atmosphere of the place. To go in all seasons and without moderation.