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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  • Amazing place, a must to visit. Car would be perfect transport. All day can be spend there so be prepared.  more »
  • Our bus drove us through the Gorge du Verdon and we were stunned by the fantastic terrain and vistas. The fantastic variation of colors and textures,the vast depth of the gorge and more. We stopped a ...  more »
  • This place is breath taking,the colour of the water and views from the bridge have to be seen to be believed.You can hire a boat,kayak or pedalo so everyone can enjoy this special place.Take a trip do...  more »