Gorge du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Tourism

The Gorge du Verdon is a famous canyon with white-water rapids in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence region of France.

The Verdon River has carved it way through the limestone mass and in places to a depth to over 700 metres. Hire a canoe and drift down the Verdon River and discover its past.

Visitors can explore the area by taking a number of walking routes include the Blanc-Martel trail which ends at the Point Sublime lookout.

The 12th century Chapelle Notre-Dame de Beauvoir in the village of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie is a must visit and set within the Verdon Natural Regional Park there are a number of museums including ceramics at the Musée de la Faïence with its displays of ceramics and the Musée des Tourneurs-sur-Bois which showcases local woodwork.

Location

Gorge du Verdon, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

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Maison Le Cade

Holiday home in Provence

Lovely, detached country house with expansive South-facing views.

The property sits on a small country lane, 1.5 km from the centre of beautiful Aups.

2,500 m² of private grounds with lawned garden, ideal for children's games. Olive trees and lavender grove and charming summerhouse overlooking the adjoining vineyards.

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La Bastide d’Angouire

Vacation home in Provence

A superb, fully restored country mas set in extensive private grounds with quite spectacular views.

The property has been renovated to very high quality with living accommodation over three floors. Fully-equipped kitchen and spacious, open-plan living and dining area open to two separate terraces. TV room with Wi-Fi internet. Ground floor ensuite bedroom. Four further bedrooms to sleep a total of 10.

Beautiful exterior space (15 acres of private grounds) with olive trees and lavender and stunning views. Private pool of 10m x 5m with sun terrace and loungers. Large dining terrace with table and chairs and BBQ.

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La Forge

Rental home in Provence with private pool

This is a lovely, fully renovated forge situated just 500m from the centre of beautiful Aups village, close to the spectacular Gorges du Verdon.

The property dates back to the 17th century and has been completely renovated by the current owners. Accommodation is split over two floors with large farmhouse-style kitchen, spacious dining area and large living room with original beamed ceiling. Huge master bedroom with ensuite bathroom.

Two further ensuite bedrooms on the lower ground floor with private or adjoining access.

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Maison Nartuby

Holiday villa in Provence

This is a superb country house in private grounds in a beautiful Provençal setting, just 5 minutes from the hilltop town of Tourtour with all amenities including a huge choice of excellent restaurants.

The traditional-style property has a very contemporary, high quality interior with accommodation over three floors; 'upside-down' living space with 4 bedrooms on the ground and 1st floor and kitchen, dining and living areas on the second floor with large dining terrace overlooking the pool.

Mediterranean garden features private, heated pool 14m x 4m with sun terrace and loungers.

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Bastide Fontigon

Holiday home in Provence

Large country bastide set in 62 hectares of private grounds. This traditional-style, detached property has been rebuilt and completely restored from an old ruin to offer high quality, contemporary accommodation.

The property comprises 10 bedrooms within separate living areas with three separate entrances. Configuration is ideal for large groups and offers communal living and dining areas inside and out.

Spectacular views from the dining terrace over the garrigues and secluded surroundings.

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Villa de Provence

Holiday villa in Provence with private pool

Traditional, Provençal villa situated in a 3,600 m² garden.

The villa offers a large 10m x 5m private pool and private location, yet it is just 10 minutes walking distance to the village of Aups, which has been voted one of the top 10 villages in the region.

All living accommodation on the ground floor including fully-equipped kitchen, dining area, living room with Wi-Fi and 4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms.

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