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

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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). A visit to Les Gorges du Verdon represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Aiguines trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • shore right or left bank, a magnificent piece of nature, the Ridge Road will give you Vertigo and you can admire certain place large raptors
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  • Spectacular is the passage in the middle of the mountains created by the Verdon River is a paradise for lovers of rafting, climbing and trekking. The Gorges are deep up to 700 metres. The place is really gorgeous!
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  • The Verdon Gorge is a canyon dug by the Verdon River separating the prealps of Castellane and the pre-Alps of Digne
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