Maglia Canyon


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Presentation of the Maglia Canyon

The Maglia canyon is one of the most beautiful canyoning journeys in the Roya. Located at Breil-sur-Roya, the Maglia canyon offers the possibility of doing many jumps (maximum 10 meters). You will also find anthological slides (12 metres maximum) and beautiful abseiling.

The canyon is also known for its fantastic cave full of beautiful concretions. Because of that the ambiance of the canyon is somehow particular. However you will obviously have some great sensations.

Difficulty: Medium / Difficult

It is a canyon of a medium difficulty. It is necessary to know how to jump 3 meters into the water in order to enjoy this canyon. You shouldn’t be afraid of heights. The longest abseil is 15 meters high.

The Planning of the Day

The day at the Maglia canyon starts with the meeting of your instructor at the train station of Breil sur Roya (Alpes Maritimes department). From there, your instructor will take you to the parking of the canyon. Once arrived, your instructor will distribute all the necessary equipment to you. Then, you will have to walk a little in order to enter the canyon and enjoy your day in this beautiful environment.

Where is the Maglia canyon located?

The Maglia canyon is located at Breil-sur-Roya in the Alpes Maritimes department. The GPS coordinates of the canyon are the following :
43.9438, 7.5166 (decimal degrees)
43°56'37.7"N 7°30'59.8"E (DMS).

From Nice, take the highway following the direction of Italy. Before Ventimiglia, leave the highway and follow the direction of Breil sur Roya. Follow the signs until you reach the Breil sur Roya village.


You can estimate your itinerary on our interactive map.

However, please do not trust Google Map or your GPS for the time they indicate, and plan some more time for travel, in order to avoid being late.