Half-day water walk in the Verdon GorgeRougon
Activity: Aquatic Hiking
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Activity: Horse rides
The Samson corridor is a narrow part of the Gorges du Verdon, with a width of barely ten metres that goes as far as the Imbut. It is a majestic setting where nature has sculpted shapes like the statue that gave the name to this part of the canyon, but also the imposing rock that fell in the middle and weighs several hundred tons, and is called the "Solitaire".
And if you are already a professional water hiker, then you can go all the way to l'Imbut, which is much more sporty than the one in Samson's corridor.
A day you are not ready to forget in a breathtaking natural setting!
The main tourist attractions near the Gorges du Verdon
The Gorges du Verdon are among the most beautiful in Europe and are located between Castellane and Lake Sainte-Croix, delimiting the departments of Var and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, but also the Préalpes de Castellane and the Préalpes de Digne.
These magnificent gorges are crossed by 2 road routes, one by the right bank, from Castellane to Moustiers-Sainte-Marie and the other by the left bank, from Aiguines to Castellane. It is a renowned tourist attraction that attracts many nature lovers every summer.
Many hikes allow you to admire the beauty of nature and the strength of the Verdon, which has patiently dug this canyon for centuries, which in some places narrows to only about ten metres. It is also a very famous climbing site with 2,500 climbing routes installed on limestone walls.
Of course, these gorges are also the ideal place for water sports such as canoeing, rafting or water hiking, but also for adrenaline rush activities such as bungee jumping, paragliding or base jumping.
If you choose the Gorges du Verdon as your next holiday destination, you can enjoy an adventure stay in the heart of nature in a breathtaking natural setting that you can admire while walking, swimming or flying in the air, as well as hanging from the vertical cliffs.