Vézelay is a commune, located in the Yonne department in Burgundy, north-central France. It is a defendable hill town, famous for its Vézelay Abbey. The whole town along with its famous 11th century Romanesque Basilica of St. Magdelene are designated by UNESCO as World Heritage sites.
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Horseback Riding in Salto Falls Ride, Torres del Paine, Magallanes Chile
Waterfalls and rivers, Magellanic sub-polar forests, pampas, mountains covered with permanent ice, granite peaks, meadows and glacier fed lakes await the outdoor adventurers to discover the wild and unique nature of Patagonia. Horse back riding is a fantastic way to discover the national park area and the Chilean Horses are quick and courageous with extraordinary endurance.
The Salto Falls ride, is a five to six hours ride, taking you to one of the Rio Serrano river’s fantastic waterfalls. After crossing rivers and ancient Patagonian forests, you reach the Salto waterfall, where you can relax and admire this spectacular scenery. The power and the volume of the water is tremendous as it drains from Lago Nordenskjöld and feeds Lago Pehoe. In every step you take, the views of this dramatic land take your breath away.
You can ride this trail all year round, but the best time to visit Torres del Paine is between November and February. Be very well prepared in regards with gear, food and clothing because the weather is changeable and unpredictable with high winds, rain showers, long hot days during summer, snow and everything else you may think of. Wind proof layers are the key.