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Cuves sassenage

Description

The Cuves de Sassenage are accessible by public transport from Grenoble.

From the car park of the caves or the church, depending on the number of visitors, you have to walk 15 minutes uphill to reach the entrance for tourist.

The entrance leads to the lower part of the Furon canyon. First, we start with the tourist part of the Cuves (stairs, railings) which is called "seven wonders of the Dauphiné".

At the end of the tourist section, there are two possible routes:

  • The first, is fun and varied with many variants between large galleries and narrower passages calls "four legs". It depends on the water level of the river, a 80m horizontal rope passage allows you to reach the room of siphon of the river from "Gouffre Berger", which is the first chasm to reach the mythical depth of -1000 in 1962, which is located in Autrans. It is also possible to progress along the underground river (provid gears for water level max at the knees).
  • The second course is made up of a loop route repeating some sections of the first course but completed by numerous climbs, ropes passages and two abseils of 15 and 12 meters with slightly more physical and narrow passages.

Additional 1 hour to progress compared to the first course.

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Location

Price

Individual price / person 45.00 €
Group price from 6 people 40.00 €
Group price 40.00 €

The benefits

  • Benefit the group's price for each trip
  • 1/2 price for the future groom/bride from 8 persons
  • Photos and videos of the outing offered
  • Possibility to rent a Go pro
  • Aperitif "surprise" on request
Half day 240.00 €
Day 355.00 €

The benefits

  • 1 guide for 8 youths + 1 adult
  • Materials to use the EPI standards for activity
  • Pictures
  • RC pro and individual accident Allianz
Half day 350.00 € TTC

The benefits

Included :

  • Private guide for 8 persons (more than 8 pers = 2 guides)
  • Material requirements for the activity
  • Photos souvenirs
  • RC pro and programme of accident individual Allianz

Not Included :

  • Reportage photo (+250€ TTC)
  • Organization of event catering

Useful information

Difficulty
Duration
Approach walk 00 : 10
Walking back 00 : 10
Items you must bring
  • Sportswear
  • Trainers / sneakers
  • Bottle of water
  • Jacket
  • Energy bars
Period from March to November
Department Isère
Area Grenoble / Lyon
Mountain range Vercors

Frequently asked Questions


We will not be soaked but get wet! Max water level in general is at the knees according to the ease of the participants ...

Accessible to beginners. Minimum age is 10 years old.

No, we can not go to the cave in case of heavy rain or snowmelt the day or 2 days before the outing.

Yes, it is very easy to reach, the same access as the lower part of the Furon because the parking lot is the same. From Grenoble, take tram A to Terminus "Fontaine la Poyat" From the Terminal, there are 2 ways : either by Bus (5min) or on foot (22min). Find: more details on the route.

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