The house of local products of the Verdon

The house of local products of the Verdon

Arriving from Digne or from the lake of Castillon. Just after the roundabout called “rond point du Casino“. You will see on your left a pretty Provençal building restored to its original style. And well stop!  The house of local products of the gorges of...
The Col des Champs, the Road Trip of the High Verdon

The Col des Champs, the Road Trip of the High Verdon

The Col des Champs joins among others Colmar to the Daluis gorges. Here is a road trip of a small day which will allow you to cross very different Alpine landscapes and will leave you great memories. Colmars-les-Alpes A small medieval town on the edge of the Verdon....
Lac de Castillon, test base for the DGA

Lac de Castillon, test base for the DGA

Some will say; “The Verdon is not very populated, but you can see everything there” and they are right! We are talking to you today about a military test base which could well be the setting for a new episode of Mr Bond and his acolytes (by enlarging just...
Construction of lake Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon

Construction of lake Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon

Before the construction of Lake Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, one must imagine a valley with gentle slopes with a landscape shaped by the human presence. Lavender fields, truffle oaks, wheat fields, vines and olive trees were perpetuated there by the local populations over...
Lake Sainte-Croix-du-verdon, Rafting and canoe?

Lake Sainte-Croix-du-verdon, Rafting and canoe?

No rafting possible on Lake Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon. And yes, for the practice of rafting, you need rapids! Difficult to find on a lake. For water sports enthusiasts, go rather to the top of this page and click on “Activities” For others, welcome to this...
Mount Chiran Astronomical Observatory

Mount Chiran Astronomical Observatory

The Mount Chiran Astronomical Observatory now belongs to an association that welcomes you for an evening under the stars. The Mont Chiran observatory is located in the Verdon Regional Natural Park at 1905 meters above sea level. Many of you contact us about the...