On the foothill of the Alps, between fields of lavender and high plateau, from the Gorges du Verdon canyons to the Lubéron frontiers, discover an exceptional region…
THE GORGES DU VERDON CANYONS, A WILD BEAUTYAlong the river that rises in the Allos pass and flows into the Durance river, the Gorges du Verdon canyons separate the Var from the Alps of Haute Provence. From the Pont du Galetas (Galetas bridge) to lake Sainte-Croix’s mouth, discover an exceptional trail in this breathtaking and majestic preserved site. Climbing fans may exercise, alone or with a guide, whatever their level may be. The Route des Crêtes brings you to La Palud and its beautiful panoramic viewpoints, you may drive there or for the more sporty people, ride your mountain bike to the top.
LAKE SAINTE CROIX, A TURQUOISE TEMPTATIONLake Saint Croix and its turquoise water is a true blessing for water sports’ lovers (swimming of course, but also windsurfing, catamaran, rowing and canoeing) but also for those who like to hike or ride mountain bikes. A signposted itinerary leaves the village enables you to reach the lake’s shores and its idyllic beaches.
The watercolor from Florine Ash highlights Sainte-Croix Lake and the view over the valley.
THE PARC NATIONAL RÉGIONAL DU VERDON, A PARADISE FOR HIKERSBackpacking, pony trekking or bike riding : the region of the Verdon is a paradise for nature lovers. We will help you organize all your trips. To make your rides easier, the Bastide de Moustiers is pleased to make mountain bikes available to you ; and the most sceptical of you will be able to enjoy electric bikes ! To brighten up your escapades, Alain Ducasse thought of everything : don’t forget to bring our tempting baskets full of specialties from La Bastide, to be savored in a beautiful set (€ 40 per person drinks without).
PROVENCE SEEN FROM ABOVE, A MAGIC VIEW...Gain height…to discover the region in a different way ! We organize for you a getaway in a hot-air balloon, accompanied by a professional pilot who is also instructor of paraglider, hang-glider and glider.
Price : € 225 per person for a flight in the hot-air balloon.
LINKS AND USEFUL INFORMATIONHiking
The website of the Moustiers-Sainte-Marie tourist office http://www.moustiers.fr
The website of the regional National Park of the Verdon http://www.parcduverdon.fr