In the heart of the Provence of Giono, where the sweet scent of lavender floats, lies the lake of Sainte-Croix.
The campsite, set in the hills, lulled in the summer by the song of cicadas, opens the gates of the Verdon Regional Natural Park.
Your campsite on Lake Sainte Croix
From the campsite, discover the Lake of Sainte-Croix
The Verdon and the Lac de Sainte-Croix
Let yourself be seduced by the beauty of its landscapes and the emerald colour of the waters of the Verdon. Have fun searching for your corner of paradise on the 2,200 hectares of the lake. Then find a little rest on its banks or play with your family in water between 20 and 25° during good weather.
In the heart of the Verdon Regional Natural Park, less than 5 minutes from the campsite, the Sainte-Croix lake is the summer tourist heart of the region. Enter the spectacular Gorges du Verdon from the Pont du Galetas bridge, walk along the Valensole plateau at the beginning of July when the lavender and wheat fields play with the light. Visit our authentic Provençal villages and take a stroll down the hillside and let yourself be bewitched by the scents of rosemary and thyme.
From the campsite, you can walk to the lake of Sainte-Croix, it will take you a good 20 minutes to reach the lake shore. By car, drive to Bauduen where a beach, equipped and supervised in the summer, will allow you and your family to enjoy the joys of swimming.
Relaxation and rest, for an ideal stay in the Verdon area.
A holiday by Lake St. Croix
It gets hot quickly in Provence and the waters of the Sainte-Croix lake are quickly suitable for swimming. A fresh and refreshing water for moments of family fun.
The villages of Bauduen, Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon and Les Salles-sur-Verdon have well-equipped beaches and a nautical base. The lake lends itself well to activities on the water: catamaran, windsurfing, dinghy, paddle and kayak. At an altitude of 480 metres, the weather conditions are varied and pleasant, the Mistral blows for thrill-seekers, and a thermal wind blows on summer afternoons.
However, it should be remembered that boats with petrol engines are forbidden on the lake; only electric motors and pedal boats are allowed. If you need to rent equipment, you will certainly find it at the water sports centres around the lake.
At an altitude of over 800 metres, we invite you to visit Aiguines. There you will discover an exceptional panorama of the lake of Sainte-Croix. The village is at the beginning of the road of the peaks, left bank of the Verdon, you will dominate on several kilometres the Gorges du Verdon, the biggest canyon of Europe. To discover absolutely!
Find more information on the site Internet Lac et Gorges du Verdon website.