The Agnielles Gorges

7 yo+

A great family via ferrata in the Buëch. Also known as “Les Vires”, you can accompany your children from the age of 7.


Looking for a family activity near Veynes, Aspres sur Buëch or Gap?

Discover the via ferrata of the Gorges d’Agnielles, the ideal site for a family initiation. At the crossroads of Alpine and Mediterranean influences, the landscape is heavily wooded and contrasts with the interior of Dévoluy. You’ll find an old village that has been partly restored, ONF cottages, springs and a number of botanical rarities.

The Gorges d’Agnielles at La Faurie is the main tourist attraction in the Buëch-Devoluy region. It offers a host of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain biking, caving, climbing and via-ferrata. The cliff discovery trail was inaugurated in 2023, giving visitors the chance to explore the vertical world on foot.

The lower part of the gorges is a climbing area, with two via ferrata.


  • Location: Aspres sur Buëch (Hautes Alpes)
  • From : 7 years.
  • Duration: 1h30 in the via (allow 2h30).
  • Approach time: 5 minutes.
  • Equipment provided: harness with lanyards, helmet and group equipment.
  • What to bring: sportswear, jacket, sports shoes or hiking boots, energy food (cereal bars, dried fruit, etc.) and a bottle of water.
  • Price: From €38 for individuals (please contact us for other prices or special requests).

Difficulty: Ideal for families.

  • Ideal for children and families discovering via ferrata.
  • 35 metres high to finish with an abseiling descent

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Activity location

  • Activity available from June to September.
  • Schedules are subject to availability.
  • You can indicate your preference when making an appointment.
  • You will then receive full details of your activity (address, contact details and practical information).
  • In the event of cancellation due to weather conditions, the activity will simply be postponed or cancelled.
  • Bring your sports shoes, a backpack with water bottle and a snack.
  • You’ll meet the guide and other participants at the specified location (see map provided): our BE instructor will welcome you and fit you out.
  • All equipment required for the activity will be provided and explained:
    • via ferrata: helmets, harnesses, dynamic lanyards
    • canyoning: neoprene wetsuits, helmets, harnesses
    • The equipment complies with CE standards and is inspected before each use.
  • The various stages of the activity and safety rules will be explained to you before you set off (briefing).