EXCURSIONS AND TOURS OF THE COTE D’AZUR
Lac St Cassien, Les gorges du Verdon
Duration: Full Day 8 hours.
Enjoy a wonderful walk in nature: striking Viewpoints, landscapes, lakes and canyons will seduce you !
With breathtaking vistas and magnificent scenery, this canyon is one of the most beautiful natural sites in Europe.
Widened by the Verdon River and separating the Alpine foothills of the Castellane and Digne, this stunning canyon cuts through the Verdon Regional Park before continuing into the Durance up to Cadarache (Bouches -du- Rhône).
Set in a magnificent landscape and protected since 1990, the canyon has become a popular tourist attraction and a favourite stomping ground for kayakers and windsurfers.
Indeed, a wide range of water activities can be enjoyed.
Verdon is also a typical Provencal region with unforgettable landscapes offering wonderful open panoramas. The nature here is both wild and worked, having been cultivated by farmers since ancient times.
The contrasting green of the pine forests, white limestone cliffs and crystalline blue sky, will guarantee beautiful photographs to remember for your travels in Provence.
A true source of summer freshness, Lake St. Cassian is a popular site among tourists and locals alike. There are many leisure activities to keep the whole family happy in these great outdoors. Enjoy water games, paddle boats, fishing and rowing. Prefer to be high and dry? A short 30 minute hike through the reserve reveals an observatory where you will find the many species of birds that nest along the lake. There is something for everyone at Lake St. Cassian.