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

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Must see · Canyon · Geologic Formation
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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  • Hello, Very beautiful place to be in Europe, exactly in FRANCE. Located in the far south east of France. Seems like the little canyon. Make the visit with an electrical boat drive by yourself on...  more »
  • We visited for 1 day in August 2020, and even in the height of summer with many other tourists, this was still an incredible experience. We arrived at La Base Nautique de l'Etoile which is the...  more »
  • Gorgeous views. Beautiful mountains along the river.
  • The deepest gorge in West Europe. Very impressive. It is worth to view it from both sides.

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