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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful drive capped by awesome natural beauty - a great Provençal experience off the beaten path of the coastal towns. Well worth a visit!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank B5394AWsteveb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vardon Canyon, through which the Vardon River passes, extends for about 25 miles and reaches depths of about 700 meters. Some call it the most beautiful mall in Europe. In French, the word “rose” means “green,” which is why Vardon Canyon is named Vardon, after...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank YairBarZohar
Reviewed October 13, 2019

Absolutely worth a visit. We travelled in early July. We did the clockwise route around the Gorge starting with D952. We had travelled over from western Provence towards Moustiers through beautiful fields of lavender before going for a swim in Lac de Sainte Croix at...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Gerry D
Reviewed October 1, 2019

Beautiful place to visit. Hire a canoe and go early in the morning as it gets very busy. The views are spectacular. Would give it a 5 but for the crowds.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank P2341ZMjohnk
Reviewed September 27, 2019

I saw many many pictures of Gorges du Verdon, I longed to come here. It looked so beautiful and you actually get to swim in this beautiful water (and it's not cold) and paddle through the gorge. You can spend a whole day here. When...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed September 26, 2019 via mobile

Highly recommend visiting if you're in the south of France. We drove from Nice to Pont du Galetas bridge (used lac-de-sainte-croix for GPS then followed the signs once we got closer) for some photos then rented a pedalo explored the gorge. It is truly beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 16, 2019

Fabulous place to kayak for beginners but get there early (before 9.00 am) to avoid the crowds as it gets very busy and has a very different feel thereafter.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank GrumpyQS
Reviewed September 15, 2019

I recommend a boat ride, route de cretes and a visit to the nice towns near the canyon. Definetly worth the trip.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Fede P
Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

Very pretty. Nice mountains and great clear rivers. Good to see from a boat or kannoo. Don’t pay too much.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ojw89
Reviewed September 10, 2019

The boat trip is a great way to spend a few hours on a nice day. The inlets are very interesting and scenic, the water some fascinating colors.

Date of experience: September 2019
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September 29, 2019|
Response from wonderfoods | Reviewed this property |
It will be fine regarding hire companies and restaurants in april but keep in mind that there are no such places around the Verdon lake.
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August 22, 2019|
Response from yshargal | Reviewed this property |
I drove the opposite way. Took about 4 hours. Definitively worth it.