Located about 10 kilometers from Annecy in France, the Gorges du Fier is one of the easier slot canyons to walk through. That’s because visitors go through the canyon on a railed walkway that is about 30 meters feet) above a river rushing below.
The stream of Sompe originates in the territory of the village of Lagorce. The Sompe is a tributary of the Salastre, which is, itself, a tributary Ibie. The course of these two streams is entirely in the Lagorce ban.