Parc Naturel Régional du Verdon : between sea and mountain

At the mouth of the Var and Alpes de Haute Provence departments, discover the Regional Natural Park of Verdon. Spend a day in this havre de paix to discover the different sites of the park. A diversity of landscapes, nature, picturesque villages...

Take the road from Sainte-Maxime to discover wonders in this countryside.

The Lake of Sainte Croix

It is characterised by its turquoise blue water, a mirror reflecting the sky. This lake is ideal for the practice of water activities with family or friends.

On the agenda of the day : picnic at the edge of this jewel, rental of pedal boat or kayak and of course without forgetting to appreciate the grandiose landscape.

Gorges du Verdon

 By foot, by car, canyoning or paragliding ? You choose ! Discover this mysterious canyon with different facets in the way that suits you the most. Sporty or not you can contemplate this wonder of nature.

 By car, motorcycle or bicycle
Take the "Route des Crêtes" with its multiple panoramic views. 24 kms giving you unforgettable views ! 14 lookouts will reveal the incomparable Verdon. The departure of the "Route des Crêtes" (D23) is 800 meters from the exit of the village of La Palud sur Verdon in the direction of the east.

 By foot
Take the hiking itinaries symbols of the Gorges du Verdon « Le Blanc Martel » over 15 kms, laid out along the river. Departure at the Chalet de la Maline, towards the Sublime Point. Caution delicate passages, not accessible in strollers. Trail prohibited for children under 8 and dogs.

 Sporting mode
Passionnate for thrills and sports, different providers offer you the descent of the Verdon from Castellane in rafting, canyoning, kayaking, aqua rando, hydro-speed...

If you want to fly above this gem of nature, nothing like flying to dominate this great canyon !

The Plateau of Valensole

A lavender sea in the Alpes de Haute Provence department. Geometrically aligned, lavender gives you an exceptional blue color. The ideal is to go from June to early August.

Some picturesque villages not to be missed :

Moustiers Sainte-Marie : the star of the gorges
Aiguines : the lake panorama
Castellane : the departure of thrills
La Palud sur Verdon : visit the Maison des Gorges du Verdon
And more…

Discover the Regional Park of Verdon...

Tourist Office of Castellane
Rue Nationale
04120 Castellane
Tel. : +33 (0)4 92 83 61 14

Tourist Office of Gréoux les Bains
7 Place de L’Hôtel de ville
04800 Gréoux-les-Bains

Maison du Parc naturel Régional du Verdon
Domaine de Valx
04360 Moustiers-Sainte-Marie