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Rock of Solutre, Macon

Categories: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
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The rare geological phenomenon at Rock of Solutre is situated on a limestone escarpment. Schedule a tour or individual visit to this prehistoric site of the eponymous Solutrean Paleolithic culture. View the pelouse calciole grassland with its distinctive flora and fauna. Occupied by humans for at least 55,000 years, this site is the cradle of the Pouilly-Fuissé wine appellation. To visit Rock of Solutre and get the most from your holiday in Macon, create itinerary details personal to you using our Macon tour planner.
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  • From the village it is a nice walk to the top of the rock. The path is well signposted, but Rocky, uphill all the time and there is no shade!.
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  • We first scrambled up Roche Solutre more than thirty years ago before the relatively easy path was marked out. Being in the area and having seen it many times from the motorway since, we thought that ...  read more »
  • Overlooking the vineyards of Pouilly-Fuisse, this is one of those short walks you just have to do. The views from the top are great - you get to survey the surroundings in a 360° arc, and it is a wort...  read more »
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