The biggest canyon in Europe and an exceptional natural site, visitors come to the Verdon from around the world. Straddling the departments of the Var and the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the Verdon is home to splendid villages such as the picturesque Bauduen and Ste-Croix-du-Verdon, the very high hilltop village of Aiguines, Moustiers Sainte Marie, known for its fine porcelain, Castellane... With the beaches, the aquatic activities on the lake of Sainte-Croix, hiking and canoeing-kayaking, lovers of sports and adventure will live their dreams. 

It is also the land of lavender and the Valensole Plateau reserves for you dazzling landscapes at the height of the flowering season.


A pearl of stone in a setting of green.


An invitation to dream in a fairy tale setting.


Lakeside village with that typically Provençal charm


An ancestral town comparable to a nativity scene – one of the most beautiful villages of France


Village of character with a natural complexion.


A medieval village of the 12th century in the Var, class among the most beautiful villages of France.

The essentials of the area

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