Taking its source in the heart of the national forest of Beynon, the Riou dug its gorges. The Gorges du Riou connects the Jubéo Forest and the village of Saint-Genis.
Point of view
The paths crossing the forest of Jubéo lead to magnificent points of view on the Cirque de Genis and on the valley of Savournon. From there,you can admire the Riou gorges and the Pic de l'Aigle that stands out of the landscape.
Source of Saint-Lagier
The small source of Saint-Lagier crosses the route forestière du Château (forest road of the castle) passing under a bridge. The stream then flows into the Riou-torrent, as one of its many tributaries. They feed the river by digging the gorges of the same name. They also fill the lake of Riou.
Germanette lake and leisure Center
The Germanette lake offers a nice refreshing stop. Composed of three natural pools (for swimming , water and fishing activities) is is an ideal relaxing place for Swimming is supervised from July 1 to August 31. A beach bar is open during the season and a restaurant all year round.
The Buëch River
A tributary of the Durance, the Buëch Riover is a peaceful river that irrigates many apple fields and other orchards along its course. Taking its source in Lus-la-Croix-Haute, the stream stretches for 85 kilometers and drops to an altitude of nearly 2,000 meters.
The Méouge canyon
Shaped by the same named stream , the Gorges de la Méouge are breathtaking. Protected site (Natura 2000 Zone), the gorges offer marvelous viewpoints accessible by the surrounding trails.
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