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The Gorges of the river Vire

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The Gorges of the river Vire

The natural area of ​​the Gorges de la Vire is crossed by the rivers Vire and Souleuvre in a landscape of great variety! The granite plateaus alternate the valleys dug by shale, wooded hills, rocky plumbs and valleys follow one another …
Located in the Pays de Vire, between the municipalities of St-Marie-Outre-l’Eau and Le Bény-Bocage, the route of the Gorges de la Vire route (30km circuit by car), will allow you to discover its landscapes typical and green as well as its rural heritage and its small villages. A good road map or GPS is recommended!
Follow the route with the leaflet opposite. This route is accessible from the motorways of the A84 (exits 39 to 41), D675 (Caen-Villedieu-les-Poeles-Le-Mont-St-Michel), D577 (Caen-Vire) and D674 (Vire -St-Lô).


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