Less impressive and hostile than the gorges of the Grand Canyon, the Low Gorges were inhabited in an early stage. Prehistorical man settled in a number of caves and secret gardens. The now peaceful and mastered water slits the plateau with narrow gorges dotted with a chain of small lakes edged with calm and friendly little creeks.
Green and shrub oaks occupy the scrubland. For a long time, these trees were the raw material for the making of high quality charcoal. The villages unveil their castles, fountains and shaded alleyways. The museum of prehistory in Quinson, the biggest one of Europe, creates a link between the first man and those of the future.