La Roche de Solutre, Solutre-Pouilly

The rare geological phenomenon at La Roche de 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. Use our Solutre-Pouilly tour itinerary planning site to arrange your visit to La Roche de Solutre and other attractions in Solutre-Pouilly.
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  • Discover, steeped in History Museum of prehistory, works to climb the rock, today very easy since the creation of a path that is accessible to everyone. The site is marked by the rise of a former president of the Republic every year at Easter. Discovery of the vineyards of Pouilly-Fuissé beautiful view.
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  • beautiful purpose of walk. Reserved for those who can climb! well signposted... but it's still hard enough effort.
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  • The view is worth the effort which is not negligible. Although relatively short (approximately 1300 m) the course is more a mini hike than a simple walk. Appropriate shoes are almost essential. Some (including me) have to travel the last meters 4-legged (polished, slippery rocks).
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  • Stunning views from the top, after a short climb. You can probably do the whole walk in 1hr, but would allow 2 for a break at the top. We did it in flip flops and it was fine, but you may prefer more grip on the rocks at the top
  • A nice walk with a lovely view a little slippy when wet,and a lot of loose stones so remember to wear suitable shoes !
  • Beautiful Archeology Museum with botanical exhibit and a not too challenging ascent to thd peak of the limestone rock of Solutre
  • Stuning view over maconnais and pouilly wines
  • Brilliant walk, with excellent views over the vineyards. Free exhibition, small cafe etc at the bottom.

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