Les Gorges du Verdon, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

One of Europe’s most beautiful canyons, Les Gorges du Verdon is about 25 km (15.5 mi) long and up to 700 m (2,296 ft) deep. The River Verdon, known for its turquoise color, carved out the gorge. At the end of the canyon, the river flows into artificial Lac de Sainte-Croix. Drive around the canyon's rim, rent kayaks, or hike. Rock climbers enjoy the high limestone walls, which are suitable for multi-pitch climbing. Trekkers can choose from 1,500 routes, ranging from 20 m to over 400 m (65 ft to 1,312 ft). Using our custom trip planner, La Palud sur Verdon attractions like Les Gorges du Verdon can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This was one of the first gorges I visited and I was frankly amazed! The whole drive as such was very scenic with multiple photo vantage points, and then the moment you see the gorge for the very...  more »
  • A beautiful drive capped by awesome natural beauty - a great Provençal experience off the beaten path of the coastal towns. Well worth a visit!!  more »
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