camping in the Verdon gorges

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Which campsite to choose in the Verdon Gorges?

The breathtaking scenery of the Gorges du Verdon, the emerald water of Lake Castillon, and the dense and unspoiled nature of this wild space are a real appeal to camping enthusiasts. Come and experience intense moments of canyoning or hiking! Relax under the blue sky on the shores of Lake Sainte-Croix… Or simply stroll through the Provençal streets of the villages. You will enjoy the friendliness and proximity of this wild nature thanks to the varied and complete offer of the campsites of the Verdon Natural Park!

Some ideas of activities to do in the Verdon during your hike

Here are some ideas of activities to book before or after your hike in the Verdon.
Book a guide for the Imbut Trail
Book a guide for the Martel White Trail
– Enjoy an evening of astronomy on the shores of Lake St. Croix and sleep on site
– Watch the film Verdon Secret in 3D on a giant screen
For more information, visit our guide of visits in the Verdon.

Which campsite in Verdon Gorges to enjoy a family holiday?

In Bauduen, Camping Le Clos de Barbey offers privileged access to Sainte-Croix Lake and excellent comfort. It is ideal for a family stay with small children or for groups looking for peace and quiet. Many activities for all ages take place during the day in summer. In addition to its very pleasant swimming pool, a restaurant offers quality Provençal cuisine. In summer, theme evenings allow you to spend a pleasant stay that will make you feel like “coming back the following year”.

Camping in the Verdon Provence

Campsite in Verdon Gorges for teenagers

If you come with your family with teenagers or if you are simply campers who are on the move, don’t miss Verdon Parc in Gréoux-Les-Bains! This four-star campsite offers a wide choice of accommodation, but above all many sporting activities and entertainment for young and old. It’s impossible to be bored here! Simplify your vacation with on-site groceries. Enjoy its takeaway service or the children’s clubs (from 4 to 12 years old), and spend festive and unforgettable evenings in this splendid setting.

A little further south…

In the same spirit, the Camping des lacs in Régusse probably has the water park with the most beautiful slide. Its location south of Lake Sainte-Croix makes it a privileged base camp to visit the surrounding villages: Aups, Tourtour, Cotignac, Villecroze… This region is worth a visit and also offers some smaller family campsites. We would like to mention here the campsite l’Oasis in Aups for its family and friendly welcome. In Villecroze, the Ruou campsite also offers a very good level of comfort. These family campsites advise you on the activities to be practiced in the surrounding area by organizing welcome drinks not to be missed!

Which campsites to enjoy the beautiful lakes of the Verdon?

If you are looking for an environment that is both relaxing and rich in activities, Camping La Farigoulette is for you! Located in the heart of the pine forest on the shores of Lake Saint-Laurent du Verdon, the campsite has a nautical base. You can rent equipment to practice activities such as kayaking, canoeing, pedal boat, electric boat or stand-up paddle. With your family and young children, you will enjoy going down the Verdon river and discovering the magnificent Gorges de Baudinard. In addition, the classic and water playgrounds, the children’s club and activities for teenagers will keep the children occupied while parents enjoy the deckchairs and huts available for relaxation!

Camping along the Verdon river

For a top-of-the-range campsite, with direct access to the emerald water of the Verdon, let yourself be tempted by the Camping des Gorges du Verdon in Castellane. Indeed, the campsite is located on the edge of a river beach, offering you privileged access to the canyon’s slopes as well as an invigorating swim!

Camping along the Verdon river

Which campsites for nature lovers?

Towards Castellane:

The three star campsite Calm and Nature of course! Near Castellane, at an altitude of 756 meters, Le Brayal Creek crosses this three-hectare undulating park. This gives this campsite an incomparable natural atmosphere. Far from noise pollution and in the heart of the Verdon Regional Park, you can enjoy the calm of the panoramic terrace. In addition, there is no shortage of hiking trails. Indeed, these start at the entrance of the campsite! Another activity: the great Provençal classic, the petanque ground. In addition, you can reach the village of Castellane by following the GR4 on foot or by bike!

Campsite on the river

Should you prefer a campsite by the river? Then the family campsite “Chasteuil Provence” is worth your attention. Nina and her family will welcome you in this heavenly place just near the Verdon in the middle of a pine forest. Comfort is still present with a swimming pool and a restaurant where you will enjoy local specialties.

Near the lake of Sainte-Croix

Also noteworthy, very close to Sainte Croix Lake, is Camping Les Restanques. You will gain height thanks to its 500 meters of altitude. Enjoy a beautiful view of the lake and cool nights. The campsite is located in a protected area of twenty hectares of white oaks and olive trees. It has a pizzeria with a generous menu and its own production of olive oil! Its ecolodges equipped with all comforts will allow you to enjoy a cocoon of nature. Not to mention the premium cottages, all in a splendid setting!

Campsites a little downstream of Lake Sainte-Croix

In Montagnac-Montpezat, Le Coteau de la Marine invites holidaymakers to enjoy an idyllic stay in a preserved Provençal nature. A magnificent area dedicated to swimming and relaxation is located within the campsite. In addition, deckchairs arranged around the pools allow you to relax in the shade of a parasol while admiring the magnificent panorama of luxuriant nature. The Coteau de la Marine also has a large area dedicated to well-being. Jacuzzi, sauna and hammam will make you enjoy their virtues. Finally, a care and massage service will help you spend moments of intense relaxation away from the stress of everyday life.

In Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, the camping du petit lac offers car-free camping! So much more pleasant to really enjoy the natural setting and forget about traffic and exhaust fumes. This campsite has about thirty lodges and small chalets, a restaurant by the small lake and a private beach. An ideal place for young children!

What about naturists?

The naturist estate Verdon Provence extends over thirty-three hectares of nature, surrounded on either side by Lake Esparron-de-Verdon. Ideal for those who like to blend in with nature in complete freedom! The estate also offers two beautiful private naturist coves by the clear water of the lake. In addition, hiking trails meander through the grounds, amidst aromatic herbs and the singing of cicadas. Finally, for cooler days, the campsite also has a heated swimming pool.

Why not go camping around Valensole where the famous lavender grows? Located in a green setting, naturist lovers will find their happiness at Domaine du Petit Arlane.

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