Set off to explore the Gorges du Verdon and the area around Bauduen
For millions of years, the river Verdon has rushed through the deep ravines of the Gorges du Verdon, the largest canyon in Europe. You will be won over by the majestic landscape and the incomparable view of the river from the top of these cliffs, which in places are 700 metres high. If you love sport and nature, the Gorges du Verdon are made for you.
- Kayaking: Do you love kayaking? Don’t hold back – you will be able to see the greenery, prehistoric sites and the cliffs.
- Climbing: expert climbers have a vast choice of rugged and varied routes.
- Hiking: there are many hiking trails suitable for all levels that will enable you to explore the region and its landscapes.
- Pony trekking
- Mountain-biking: Hire a mountain bike or electric mountain bike and set off to explore the Gorges on two wheels.
- Rafting, canyoning, caving, paragliding and bungee jumping are available for those who like extreme sports
You can relive your adventures at the cinema with the 3D film “Verdon Secret” which is shown on a giant screen at Gréoux Les Bains. Open-air screenings are also scheduled during the summer season. => AJOUTER LE LIEN VERS LE SITE DE VERDON SECRET.
Places to visit
- The castles of Allemagne en Provence and Entrecasteaux
- L’Abbaye du Thoronet
- Les Basses Gorges du Verdon and the Lac d’Esparon
- Les Grottes de Villecroze caves
- The waterfalls at Sillans-la-Cascade
Crafts and Food:
- Moustiers-Sainte-Marie and its pottery
- The woodturners of Aiguines
- Terracotta from Salernes
- The oil mill at Gervasoni à Aups
- The Route des Vins de Provence wine route
- La Maison de la Truffe – truffle discovery centre
- Musée de la Préhistoire: Located at Quinson in the regional natural park, the museum of prehistory has displays on the archaeological heritage of Provence and early hominids and their culture.
- Musée Lapidaire: Located at Riez, the museum of ancient stone carvings organises discovery trails that will guide you through the centuries that have left their mark on the town.
- Maison Nature et Patrimoine – Castellane Nature and Heritage Centre: find out about the strange marine mammals known as sirenians that lived in the area 40 million years ago.
- L’Écomusée de La Palud sur Verdon: this museum explores humankind’s close relationship with nature, as well as the region’s extraordinary diversity of flora and fauna