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Phone Number: 0494 70 21 64
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Europe's only grand canyon.

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Absolutely beautiful!

As soon as I was sent photos of this place, I wanted to visit and got my opportunity when I went travelling around France and Italy with my two friends. We travelled here by car... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Amy O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as I was sent photos of this place, I wanted to visit and got my opportunity when I went travelling around France and Italy with my two friends. We travelled here by car but did a lot of walking in order to get the best views. On the day we went the weather was sunny and very warm... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

It is the most attractive France from the point of view of nature. I suggest you go there by car or bike and sleep in camping, that are clean and affordable. I suggest to complete the circumnavigation of the valley and to go down to the river for canoeing and other water sports. This is the ideal place for nature... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Southern France has a lot to offer. Among all those things you need to visit European Grand Canyon - Gorges du Verdon. Cliffs, mountains, views, river down below and hear your own echo in the depth of it all. Spend a day in amazing atmosphere surrounded by magnificence of nature. Find Season 1 Episode 7 of my Need To Explore... More 

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1 Thank Michael Y
Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

in this nature canyon park you can go hiking, climbing or go on a boat tour to soak in the sun, swim where possible and enjoy the beauty of this scenic gorge in the south of france

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

It's difficult to describe this experience without lapsing into cliches. Photos simply don't do it justice. We drove in from Nice via Lac St Croix and stayed in Moustiers Ste Marie for 2 nights. That morning drive in alone alone was memorable, with perfectly calm, sunny but chilly weather mirroring the distant alps shimmering on the lake, a perfectly clear... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

A must see in this part of France. Not as dramatic as Grand Canyon, but maybe more beautiful. Take two days driving around, hiking etc. and spend the night somewhere with a view.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

We set off for the gorge from sainte Marie at 230pm. So it was a bit late. That means when the afternoon sun was on the lake when we drove back on D952 and the photos didn't turn out great as our camera faced the sun. Btw D952 was a bit scary to drive but just be alert! We attempted... More 

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Giv'atayim, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

One of those canyons you simply try to decide which is really the b-e-s-t photo-op available (-: .... We chose to visit the area on October start, in order to get the best colors of fall, and indeed, that magnificent path of leafes accompany your way all along... together with the turquoise route of verdon river create natural harmony at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We traveled to Verdon from Aix en Provence - a couple hours away, by way of beautiful country roads. The area is spectacular and well worth the visit. The souring mountains lead to deep revines and blue lakes, sprinkled with charming towns such as Moustiers Saint-Marie (a must see) and magnificent views. We climbed to the top of one of... More 

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3 Thank bluellie
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

This spot is definitely not undiscovered however it was amazing at the lack of tourists here. Our group was one of the few english speaking groups (which is fun) but it was the highlight of our 14 day Europe trip. The water scenery, water, and driving is top notch. This stop is so worth the out of the way driving... More 

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