Canyon de la Maglia

Maglia Canyon

Sports trail

The most visited canyon in the Alpes-Maritimes with an average of 2000 passes per season, it is characterized by a very aquatic, have a significant flow throughout the year, and offer alternating jumps (15) , reminders, swims, slides (8), reaches, in an exceptional setting.

Maglia canyon
 
 
Difficulty : Intermediate and athletic
 
The maglia canyon is the most popular of Alpes-Maritimes, with an average of 2000 canyonists par season. This canyon is very aquatic with a constant high water flow. This canyon allows series of jumps (15), abseils and slides (8) in a tremendous environment.
 
Description: the maglia canyon features strong sensations:
- at the beginning of the descent, an impressive slide ends into a natural washing machine (optional)   
- in the middle, a 12m abseil follows the river though a dark cave with stalactites (optional)
The characteristic of this canyon is series of jumps, abseils, slides and swims with a little walk between. 
 
In the middle of the descent, there is an escape trail in case of tiredness.
 
Shooting of Maglia : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ntx6mq_7rRI
 
Minimum age:  12 years old
River access:   10 minutes of walking
Canyon descent: 4 hours 
Canyon length : 3,5 km
Return trail:  30 minutes of walking
-Car park arrival time after the descent: approximately 4 h p.m.
 
Price: 65 € per person. 
group price : groups of 8 : 60 € per person
 
Booking: after a phone call, a confirmation email is required with the following information: 
- Your name and cell phone number 
- The first name, height, weight and shoe size of each participant 
 
Guide advice
To have unforgettable souvenirs bring a waterproof camera with you.
Leave jewellery (ring, necklace, earrings) or non-waterproof watches at home.
Wear a swimming suit and a pair of sport shoes to walk on trail and into water. Take some cereal bars.
 
Provided equipment
- 5mm thick two-piece wetsuit
- dive socks
- harness
- helmet
- A backpack and a 6 Litre Waterproof Storage Barrel is available for the group.
 
Meeting point: 9h a.m in the front of the de Breil-sur-Roya’s train station (SNCF) GPS : N 43° 56.637   E 007° 31.005
 
Road access from Nice: take the A8 motorway towards Italy (Vintimiglia). Stay on the A8 motorway to cross the Italian border. At the large toll gate of Ventimiglia, take a ticket and immediately after turn right to take the Vintimiglia exit.
After paying the toll, turn left on RN204 road towards Breil-sur-Roya.
One hour drive is needed to do the last 65 km of the road.
 
An access by SNCF train is possible from Nice.
 
For your comfort, we recommend an accommodation the day after the canyoning: 
Hotel « le Roya » tel:04 93 04 48 10 in Breil-sur_Roya (06540)
Camping « Azur et Merveilles » tel:04 93 62 47 04 in Breil-sur-Roya(06540)
 

Pour vous inscrire:
 Aprés un contact téléphonique,vous devez confirmer votre inscription  en nous envoyant un émail avec:
-votre nom et numéro de téléphone portable
-le prénom de chaque participant accompagné de son poids et taille.


Conseils du guide :
Afin de profiter  au mieux de votre journée de canyoning et de garder des souvenirs inoubliables,nous vous conseillons d 'emporter avec vous un appareil numérique aquatique si vous en avez un ou bien  d'acheter un appareil jetable aquatique.
Par ailleurs ne pas emporter de bijoux,tel que montres,bagues,ou colliers.

Itinéraire routier à partir de Nice : prendre l'autoroute A8 jusqu'à la barrière de péage de Vintimille, prendre le ticket puis sortir tout de suite à droite, sortie Vintimille.Après avoir réglé le péage, prendre à gauche en direction de Breil Roya (06540) par la RN 204. Traverser le village, à sa sortie sur la gauche la gare SNCF, notre lieu de rendez-vous.Il faut 1 h de trajet en voiture, pour 65 km de route.

 

Accès possible par le train SNCF au départ de Nice

 

POUR VOTRE CONFORT
Nous vous conseillons  un hébergement la veille de votre activité:

Hotel le Roya:tél:04 93 04 48 10 à Breil/Roya (06540)
Camping Azur et Merveilles:04 93 62 47 04 à Breil/Roya(06540)