Gorges du Loup is a balcony road in France

Gorges du Loup is a stunning river canyon located in the Alpes-Maritimes department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, in France. It’s one of the famous French balcony roads.

Gorges du Loup

Where are Gorges du Loup?

The gorges are situated only 15 minutes north of the city of Grasse, in the Alpes-Maritimes, in the French Riviera, on the southeastern part of the country.

Can I drive through Gorges du Loup?

The road through the gorges carved by the Loup river is totally paved. It’s called D6 (or Route des Gorges du Loup). The road is cut in the rocks, with some tunnels. Additionally, there are hairpins, bends, and blind curves. The road is better suited to experienced drivers and that parking can be difficult to find.

How long is Gorges du Loup?

Tucked away in the Audibergue mountain range, the road is 5.7 km (3.54 miles) long. The narrow and beautiful narrow river canyon cuts north-south through the hills at the foot of Gourdon. Along the route you will find numerous cascades and deep pools, and some well-known high jumps. The narrow and beautiful narrow river canyon, with waterfalls and crystal-clear waters, cuts north-south through the hills at the foot of Gourdon.