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...
Castillon, Sainte Croix … The five lakes of Verdon

Castillon, Sainte Croix … The five lakes of Verdon

The five lakes of Verdon Castillon Lake, Chaudanne Lake, Sainte Croix du Verdon Lake, Quinson Lake and Esparron Lake. These are all artificial lakes built in the 20th century for the production of electricity and various human needs.   Lake Castillon With an area of...