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Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
French holiday bring?

Gorges du Verdon, a multitude of outdoor pursuits

Located just two hours from Marseille, this regional park boasts a relief which is unique in France, as well as colourful and typical villages and remarkable flora and fauna.

The Gorges du Verdon are also the perfect destination for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits such as climbing, hiking, white-water activities etc with friends or family – here, everyone will find something tailored to their individual needs.

The major activity in the Gorges du Verdon is canyoning, a fun discipline which will introduce visitors to some of the wildest sections of the gorge, including a whole host of natural attractions such as water slides, pot-holes and basins!

For those interested in more cultural pursuits, within the boundaries of the park you can visit over 600 historic buildings spread across the Verdon’s forty-five villages.