France – The Gorges du Verdon
Period : Tout au long de l'annéeThroughout the year
Reference : 16B323
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The Verdon Regional Park combines heritage and breathtaking scenery. Follow the Verdon dizzying journey through the gorges and to the Lake of Holy Cross. The emerald colored water and rocky cliffs provide a stunning setting.
Day1 Valensole (20 km)
Discover the bee museum in Valensole followed by a tasting session of homemade products. Dinner. Accommodations in the Manosque region.
Day 2 and Lake Quinson Verdon (70 km)
Take a trip back in time at the Museum of Prehistory of Quinson, going back a million years into the history of man in Provence. Lunch. Embark on a pleasant guided cruise on Lake Esparron and the lower Gorges du Verdon. Discover the Verdon museum of a collection of objects from the 18th century. Tools, costumes, and jewelry. Dinner and accommodations.
Day 3 Moustiers and the Gorges du Verdon (100 km)
Courses in the European Grand Canyon, the Gorges du Verdon. A Moustiers, discover the museum dedicated to the famous for its ceramics decorated with small blue flowers. Take lunch by the lake Sainte Croix. You then follow the cliff road along the vertiginous mountain side where the Verdon – the “God of green waters” made its bed for millennia. Return to Castellane, La Palud-sur-Verdon. Dinner and overnight accommodations.
Day 4 Bauduen (60 km)
Heading out to the village of Bauduen you will be passing near the St. Croix dam. Stroll freely through this picturesque village with its numerous charms.
PC 2 * hotels as per program
Entry fees: pottery museum, prehistory museum, museum of Verdon
Boat on Lake Esparron (1h)
Visits with tasting session: the bee museum
Free of charge: 21st pers. and 42nd in single half-double
Truffle and olive oil
Enjoy a morning tour and tasting session in an area that has produced olive oil for generations. Take the opportunity to visit the place where Aups truffles grow and attend the market where these veritable black diamonds are sold, depending on the season.
The Valensole Plateau
During the months of June and July come and admire the Valensole, and the lavender bushes in blossom. Harvesting takes place at the end of July, and a big party is organized with lavender as the theme.
Single room (3n): €89