Cavaillon is the only place in Europe with a Via Ferrata trail that can be directly accessed on foot from the city centre! Circuits start at the top of the hill from where you'll enjoy a great view of Cavaillon and the Luberon! Equipped with helmet, harness and ropes, you'll set off on an amazing adventure!
This Via Ferrata has 2 complementary loops allowing members of the general public to penetrate into the very heart of the Saint Jacques cliffs. First, there's the “Via Natura” (Minimum height requirement: 1.3 m, Exposure: South-west, Duration: 2 hours). Then, there's the “Via Souterrata” which takes you through Colombier's caves and the Beaumes de Combarelles (Minimum height requirement: 1.5 m, Exposure: East, Duration: 4 hours (2 hours Via Natura + 2 hours Via Souterrata).
Equipment along route: Tibetan bridge, beam, grotto bridge, gangway, cave ladder, monkey bridge.
Access: 20 minutes walk from Tourist Office (via the "Montée César de Bus" staircase). Open all year long (weather permitting).
Site inaccessible during wet weather.
Free entrance with your own equipment. Otherwise, you can hire equipment for Euros 14/person from Cyclix. Tel: +33 (0)4 90 71 72 48 / +33 (0)6 07 42 21 91 or JP Cycles, Tel: +33 (0)4 90 74 30 12 / +33 (0)6 13 26 41 58 (open throughout the year from April to 1st October, including Sundays and public holidays)