|The Sublime Point
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Privileged place of observation, this exceptional site, with no more judicious appellation, offers an incomparable panorama upon the Gorges of the Tarn and the Cirque of the Baumes. Breath cutting !
Located on Causse of Sauveterre, The Sublime Point is a belvedere which offers to the visitors the show of this marvellous ochre cliffs plunging in emerald waters of the Tarn..
At foot, that's more than four hundred meters lower, the Tarn makes a right angle curve and this 'fancy' enable visitors to take a look to the lined gorges, and towards the East, and towards the South. Opposite, over the gorges, the abrupt ledges of the Méjean causse give the final look to the character of the scene and complete this splendid painting worthy of the greatest artists.
|The Sublime Point, altitude : 870 m|
|The Cirque des Baumes and the|
linked series to the Straits, view from Sublime Point
|To the Pas de Soucy and Les Vignes, view from Sublime Point|
| « Au dessus des Baumes-Chaudes, au faîte de "la couronne", s'avance "le Point-Sublime", le prince de tous les belvédères du Causse. C'est une sorte de promontoire qui domine le Tarn de 450 m et commande un panorama d'une grandeur incomparable de ce sommet. En effet la vue embrasse les trois grandes merveilles du " Cañon ", à savoir " les Détroits ", " le Cirque des Baumes " et " le Pas de Soucis " » |
E-A Martel (Édouard-Alfred. 1859-1938)
|Above the Baumes-Chaudes, on the ridge of " the crown ", advances "The Sublime Point", the prince of all the view-points of Causse. It is a kind of headland which dominates the Tarn from 450 m and command a panorama of an incomparable greatness from this top. Indeed the sight take in the three great wonders of the "Cañon", namely "the Straits", "the Cirque of the Baumes" and "the Strait of Soucis"|
Access to is free all the year long.
| Nevertheless the trade and the services proposed ( gifts shop, regional products, bar, snack bar, rapid catering ) are at your disposal from Easter holidays to the All Saints' Day holidays.|