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Must do during a stay in Castellane. I'm always looking for places with a nice view from the top. Here, you don't have to be very sporty to reach the top, but please wear sport shoes and not flipflops or else (why do women so?).
We climbed to the chapel in the heat of the sun. Quite steep but definitely doable and totally worth it. We sat in the chapel for a few minutes taking in the whole experience. Lovely and cool and outside breathtaking views.
Second time climbing up the the chapel. The views are spectacular, and the chapel is charming! The hike is steep and takes about 25 minutes if you are in good shape. I saw hikers of all ages and levels however. Just be careful with the...More
About 20min walking up. Don't forgot the bottle of water! Wear proper shoes as the way is full of rocks. The effort is worth it!!! The view at the end is just beautiful!
I recommend it if you come at Castellane!
As per the title, it took us an hour to do the round trip from Castellane church.
It is a bit of a climb but well worth it with many benches if you need a rest on the way up.
The views from the top...More
If you go to Castellane a visit to the beautiful Chapelle Norte Dame du Roc is a must. The pathway is rugged so would recommend sturdy footware! It was hard work but well worth the effort as the views at the top are stunning and...More
The Gorge du verdon is the main attraction around Castellane but if you have around 2 hours to spare it is well worth walking up to the church.The walk is moderate to difficult and your reward is beautiful views and a beautiful church.A lot of...More
We followed the signs from the car park up , what turned out to be , the back trail. You need to be fit and part mountain goat to make this 1.5km climb. We descended the pathway through the village which was slightly easier. The...More