The Verdon Gorges forms the biggest canyon of Europe: it’s an area where space and vastness are mixing. In the limestone of Haute Provence plateau, the river dug a 25 km long canyon, 700 m deep in places.
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Modified from 15/05/2023 by "Office de Tourisme Intercommunal Lacs et Gorges du Verdon".
All year long, subject to snow conditions
History of a craftsman's job which became nowadays an artist's profession: "the woodturning", and a rare and unique heritage object: "the studded ball", ancestor of the current pétanque ball.
Enjoy Great Nature At the Tourist Information Centre, our tourist consultant welcome you throughout the year and guide you in your research.
The restaurant Le Vieux Château in Aiguines offers Provençal specialities, vegetarian dishes made with local products while favouring organic farming and breeding.
Climb to the 3rd highest peak of the Var to enjoy breathtaking views.
Spectacular meeting of the Verdon and Sainte-Croix Lake, viewed from the sky, with a landing on the beach. This flight with Roc n'Vol offers midday bright and vivid colors. You will be amazed!
Haut-Var-Verdon territory, at the heart of the Verdon Gorges and the Verdon Natural Regional Park, landscapes of the Prealpes, small hiking path.
Become a paragliding pilot with Roc n'Vol !
From initiation to improvement, up to the first flights of duration and distance: an individualized and optimized training course by the practice of the tandem flight with double command. Accessible from the "discovery day". With Roc n'Vol
Adapted and accompanied by Karine Benoldi hiking trail in the Verdon - 4 days circuit. Throughout water and peaks, come discover the canyon and its many faces...
On Aiguines area, close to the Verdon Gorges and 100 meters far from the Sainte-Croix lake, you will be able to enjoy all the activities of this exceptional site.
Ideally located 400 m from the Sainte-Croix lake and 6 km from the entrance to the Verdon Canyon, the small campsite with swimming pool offering quality accommodation.
Quiet and shady, this campsite is located outside of the village, 3 kilometres far from the Sainte-Croix lake.
Close to the village, but also close to the Verdon Canyon and the Corniche Sublime, the campsite welcomes you in a majestic setting, dominating the Sainte-Croix lake.
5 kilometres far from the Verdon Gorges, in a quiet harbour of greenery, this terrace-settled campsite dominates the Sainte-Croix lake, 600 meters apart.
This restaurant, situated outside the village, offers a pleasant view on the Sainte-Croix lake and suggests fine cooking with local recipes.
A sandwich break before visiting the Verdon Gorges...? Stop at Terre de Saveurs....
The hotel-restaurant is situated in the heart of the Grand Canyon du Verdon and thanks to its panoramic terrace, offers a unique view on the Verdon river 300 metres lower down. The panoramic restaurant with terrace allows to discover the view... and the local products.
A cordial place will welcome you to savour traditional food. The restaurant is situated in the heart of the village.
In front of the castle of Aiguines, the restaurant Les 3 Cyprès welcomes you on its beatiful and flowery terrace.
The restaurant can welcome more than 100 persons in its big dining room (60 persons) and panoramic shady terrace (80 persons) with an exceptional view to the Sainte-Croix lake.
Our little terrace, in the shade thanks to its lime tree, overlooks the village square and awaits you. You can enjoy here one of our meals, bruschettes or tapas or just take a drink at any time of day…
L'Antidote offers sweet and salty crepes, children's menu, home-made desserts, salad and meat. Continuous service depending on the season. Bar open until 1 a.m.
An exceptionnal place to enjoy the sight of the imposing nature.
The Castle of Aiguines overlooks the Sainte-Croix Lake and offers a great panorama.
The bridge over the Artuby was constructed of reinforced concrete between 1938 and 1940 by the company Thorrand and Co. from Nice.
Food and drinks, beach equipment, swimsuits
AIGUINAUTIC offers you the discovery of the Grand Canyon: by electric boat (4-5 places); by pedal boat (2 or 4-5 places).
Visit the Grand Canyon of Verdon and its calm waters: trip with kayak and canoe with 1 to 3 places. Recommended duration: 1h30 to 2h.
Come and discover the Verdon Gorges by pedal boat, a family team will warmly welcome you for a memorable visit.
The rental of electric boats allows you to benefit completely of the Grand Canyon’s landscapes.
The rental of canoes (from 2 to 4 persons) and kayaks (for 1 or 2 persons) allows you to visit the Grand Canyon. 38 boats.
You will find 3 kinds of watercraft on the beach of Chabassole that will let you discover the Sainte-Croix lake and the Verdon Gorges as well as deck chairs to relax: pedal boats (also with slides), canoes and stand-up paddle.
Latitude Challenge invites you to discover extreme sensations of bungee jumping.
93 routes from 3 to 7c. Facing West, this sector is fully in the sun in the afternoon. It is so a winter sector. Nevertheless, it is quite pleasant during summer months for early risers.
18 routes from 4a to 6a+. Beginners sector par excellence at 970 meter high. We remind climbers that the practice of this activity is under your own responsibility.
45 routes from 4+ to 6c. Facing South, this is a family sector. We remind climbers that the practice of this activity is under your own responsibility.
20 routes from 3+ to 6b+. Facing West, this sector is fully in the sun in the afternoon. On the territory of Moustiers Sainte Marie. The bridge of Galetas and the entrance of the Gorges are nearby.
5 routes from 6b+ to 8a. Facing East, you should better be a good climber in the route 7b. We remind climbers that the practice of this activity is under your own responsibility.
83 routes from 5a+ to 8a+. Facing full North and aired by the Verdon Gorges, it’s the summer sector par excellence. We remind climbers that the practice of this activity is under your own responsibility.
95 routes from 4a to 8b+. Facing North-East, this sector is pleasant in mid-season and in summer afternoons. Addicts are there even in winter… We remind climbers that the practice of this activity is under your own responsibility.
25 routes from 5+ to 8a. It’s a summer sector. Even if it is sunny on the afternoon, you can always find some shade. We remind climbers that the practice of this activity is under your own responsibility.
18 routes from 6a to over 8a. Facing North, this sector is only for good climbers.. We remind climbers that the practice of this activity is under your own responsibility.
Between sky and water, this perched village dominates the calm waters of Sainte-Croix Lake as far as the eye can see. At the heart of a marvelous nature, Aiguines protects the access to the Verdon Gorges, as a motionless watcher.
Only a take-away food, no terrace.
Head to the chapel of Saint-Pierre any time of the day to enjoy the view of the Sainte-Croix lake. It is also a perfect spot to enjoy the sunset.
First point of view on the left bank startinf from Aiguines, the col d'Illoire offers you the panorama of the Sainte-Croix lake and the Verdon gorges.
This intense view on the Verdon will surely become your favorite!
The Ferme des Cavaliers, a friendly and ecological gîte d'étape in the heart of the Verdon Gorges! Only on reservation
10 routes from 5+ to 7b+. It’s a summer sector. Even if it is sunny on the afternoon, you can always find some shade. We remind climbers that the practice of this activity is under your own responsibility.