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The Gorges du Verdon are nowadays known worldwide for their mineral environment, which consists of grey limestone and very high cliffs. They owe their name to the Verdon, a watercourse that flows along vertiginous walls in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. This natural and wild setting is particularly suitable for many sports and family activities. All the ingredients for a successful holiday are gathered in this natural area with breathtaking landscapes. And there is no shortage of activities to do.
The Gorges du Verdon are ideal for a sporty and relaxing holiday. A wide range of activities will be offered. All family members can find activities to enjoy in a natural and wild environment.
Le Verdon offers you the opportunity to try your hand at canyoning. Indeed, it runs alongside dry canyons, such as the riou de la Ferné, the torrent of Cabriele or the ravine of Mainmorte. These routes invite you to take a water hike, with floating passages in the rapids and some vertiginous jumps. These activities are generally carried out when the stream flow is low. In addition, they are perfectly suited to thrill-seekers and sports enthusiasts, as well as families.
When the flow of the Verdon increases, it becomes possible to embark on rafting descents. Aboard a boat adapted to accommodate eight people, you will cross the slopes and rapids of the Verdon. This incredible experience takes you on a journey of discovery of the Verdon, during intense moments of sharing with your loved ones. It's a new experience!
Climbing is also an excellent solution to discover the Gorges du Verdon in several dimensions. The rock is of a very good quality, and the cliff walls are grey, but also orange-red. As you climb, you can admire the region's wild fauna and flora, as well as its wild landscapes. You will enjoy thrills throughout your holiday! The routes to climb are all more beautiful than the others: come and discover them.
The Gorges du Verdon are the ideal place to discover and try out all new aquatic activities. In addition to canyoning and rafting, you can can canoe and kayak on the most emblematic river in the region. Rent your boats and be accompanied by a professional to discover the Gorges du Verdon from an absolutely unique point of view! You will discover intimate places that only navigation can reach. The site offers you an exceptional setting to discover the history of the Verdon and better understand it.
For the more sporty, service providers offer you the opportunity to discover and practice several other aquatic activities. These include aquatrekking and airboat kayaking. These activities, rich in thrills, will make you discover the most sporting aspect of the region. Le Verdon invites you to push your limits and challenge him on extraordinary courses. Some aquatic activities are also available for families and children over the age of six. Practice them with family or friends in complete safety!
On the Verdon, water sports enthusiasts will also be able to enjoy a rather special activity: hydrospeed. It is a whitewater swim that allows you to swim down the river playing with currents and counter-currents. With the help of fins, a wetsuit and a float, you can follow the river's course thanks to the trajectories proposed by the guide and push your limits.
Finally, for those who wish to join forces, the activity providers at the Gorges du Verdon offer you theraft canoe (or Hot Dog). Together, you will go down the river in an inflatable boat and with the help of paddles. You will have to cooperate to follow the trajectory indicated by your guide and launch an assault on the rapids! Are you ready to take on the challenge?
Discover the region on extraordinary walks and hikes. You will enjoy breathtaking views of the Gorges du Verdon, the lakes, the hills and the surroundings. Children and adults alike will enjoy venturing along the proposed trails, such as the Martel Trail or the L'Imbut Trail. These are the emblematic paths of the Gorges. With the right equipment, these hikes will offer you wonderful moments with family, couples, friends and even solo. You can also get closer to the amazing biodiversity of the region, which is very rich and diverse.
The Gorges du Verdon offer exceptional swimming spots. And as holidays are also about rest and relaxation, you can enjoy lakes and turquoise water to relax. Stroll along the shores of Lake Castillon or Saint Croix and take the time to enjoy the view. And above all: don't hesitate to swim! Slides will delight children who will enjoy swimming in the waters of the Gorges du Verdon. With your family, you can also board pedal boats and walk on these beautiful turquoise blue lakes.
To discover the region without getting too wet, you can also opt for the electric bicycle. This solution is perfect for the whole family. You will follow marked routes that will take you along paths of great beauty, and always very diversified. Cycling is an activity that is aimed at both athletes and people who are not very active or physically fragile: the whole family can therefore participate! Of course, families who wish to do so will be able to make many visits that are much less sporting, but just as interesting. For example, they can follow the ridge route and discover the region's traditions and cultures.
The Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region enjoys a great biodiversity, and breathtaking landscapes. They can be found on land, but also from its rivers and lakes. If you wish, you can also enjoy a breathtaking view of the region by taking a little height thanks to the various activities offered. One of the main activities of the Gorges du Verdon is paragliding. From the air, you can take the time to enjoy the view and see this region from a completely new angle. The sensations are guaranteed.
In addition, thrill-seekers can jump into the void and deploy their parachutes over lakes and gorges. After a few moments of free fall, beautiful landscapes await you. Go solo, with friends or as a couple in a new experience at the Gorges du Verdon.
If you want to take a little height while staying close to the ground, then these are the adventure courses you need. Tyrolean, climbing, via ferrata... Between heaven and earth, the discovery of the Gorges du Verdon promises you unforgettable adventures with your loved ones. Young and old alike are enchanted by this great dose of family adventure and fresh air.