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Panoramic and terrifying in equal measure

Well worth a drive (or cycle) around this rout at the top of the gorge. Lots of photo... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
Claire M
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Beautiful panoramas

This road is sort of an add-on to the road going through the Gorges du Verdon on the North side... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
Montreal, Canada
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route des Cretes, 04120 La Palud sur Verdon, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little location to check out the gorge and amazing driving experience getting there. Parking right next to the bridge.

Thank Darren C
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Well worth a drive (or cycle) around this rout at the top of the gorge. Lots of photo opportunities. Take your nerves of steel for driving.

Thank Claire M
Reviewed September 5, 2018

This road is sort of an add-on to the road going through the Gorges du Verdon on the North side. But by all means don't miss it though it will add 1 hour to your trip. The views are incredible.

Thank Clarencephil
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This round course is a very good activity. You can follow this street around one of the biggest canyons in europe while following the verdon. Every second minute you find a view that outmatches the one before. It is really impressive and only needs like...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

There are two thing you must be sure to do while you are here. Beside visiting the Lac Croix and going i to the gorges, this panoramic road is something you shoudn't miss. The road starts and ends by the small Village Palud sur Verdon....More

1  Thank DayTrip751268
Reviewed July 11, 2018

This must be one of the most dramatic drives in Europe. We drove it is a hot SLK55 and had a blast. Every corner is a challenge as the road is narrow so it's useful to have a co-driver to keep an eye out for...More

Thank Val P
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a must if you are in the region. High up you feel on top of the world. Not for the feint hearted. We had a good driver and stopped at every possible point. Great for photos. Amazing seeing the eagles soaring below us....More

Thank Tracey L
Reviewed May 9, 2018

A brilliant hotel with excellent staff from the bottom to the top. I had the best facial I have ever had in the Spa with Amelie . The food was outstanding too.

Thank lp137
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We did this drive and marvelled at the views. It is not for the faint of heart! The road is along the edge of the canyon. There are places to pull over to enjoy the views and take pictures. A must do!

1  Thank dmwells
Reviewed September 21, 2017

this is a wonderful drive with lots of pull in points and spectacular views but you must go in the correct way around as if you enter via Palud on the first D23 sign, you get cut off as part is one way only

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Judy Z
February 1, 2015|
Response from nina-goodpacker |
You can see it on a map. It's a round trip starting near La Palud Sur Verdon and end around the same place. Part of the road is one way drive. It's well indicated on site. Hope it helps!
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