Thirty meters high, the waterfalls produced a rare and very fragile phenomenon: a tufière. A real natural geological curiosity, the tufière or petrifying waterfall is made of tufa, a powdery and crumbly limestone, white to beige in color. The water from the Turasse springs being particularly calcareous, the tuff settles on the mosses and pieces of wood in the form of a crust. the disappearance of these plant debris, by fermentation, partly gives the rock its porous texture reminiscent of a sponge. Be careful not to walk on these extremely fragile formations but on the paths that bypass them. The waterfalls over the seasons: In autumn and spring (during the rains and snowmelt), this succession of waterfalls offers a magnificent spectacle. In winter, the frozen waterfalls are worth a look. In summer, they do not flow but the site and its exuberant vegetation are worth the trip. Free and free access, all year round. The Remains of the Castle: Also worth seeing, nearby, are the remains of the Roquefort castle, of which there remains a wall and a few constructions that we do not suspect of the village. It is reached by a pleasant little hike starting from the church of Carol. Follow the yellow markup. Allow between 1h and 1h30 round trip.


Cathar Pyrenees

Located to the east of Ariège, on the border of the Aude, this territory, labeled "Country of Art and History", revolves around [...]




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