Stay: Trek in the Gorges du Verdon through the most beautiful hiking trails
Trek in the Gorges du Verdon : A 5-day hiking trip
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Live the trekking experience in the Gorges du Verdon!
DAY 1 – FROM MOUSTIERS-SAINTE-MARIE TO GITE DE VENASCLE
You start your journey at 2 pm with an easy day. You will first discover one of the Most Beautiful Villages of France :Moustiers-Sainte-Marie.Then you start the hike with a climb to the Gîte de Venascle, located at 950 m. This typical Provencal farmhouse is situated on a small arid plateau in the wild, within a 500 hectares domain, in a really peaceful and quiet environment.
Duration : 2/3 hours
DAY 2 – CRÊTE DE L’OURBES, PLEIN VOIR PASS & WILDLIFE PARK OF SAINT-MAURIN
Get ready for an incredible day of hiking to the ridge of L’Ourbes in order to enjoy a breathtaking panorama over the Lac de Sainte-Croix, Provence and the Alps. You first walk down to a small dry canyon that flows into a stream that you can cross by foot. Then, you enjoy a picnic at the highest point of your trip : Plein Voir pass. After lunch, you go down via the Regional Wildlife Park of Saint-Maurin, which is an amazing place renowned for its many caves and waterfalls. There, a shuttle takes you to the Chalet de la Maline (890m) where you spend the night.
Distance: 12 km
Height difference: + 550 m / – 855 m
DAY 3 – THE IMBUT HIKING TRAIL
You follow one of the most beautiful hiking trails of the region: the Imbut. In the heart of rocks and woods, in a humid and shady atmosphere, you walk along the Verdon until you reach the secret beach of Baou Beni. After lunch, you hike back to the Chalet de la Maline to spend your second night there.
Distance: 12 km maximum (the Imbut trail can be shortened depending on the group level.)
Height difference: +740 m G/B
DAY 4 – THE BLANC-MARTEL TRAIL
The Blanc-Martel, on of the most famous trails of the Gorges du Verdon, get its name from two historic explorers of Europe’s largest canyon: Alfred-Edouard Martel and Isidore Blanc. From the chalet of La Maline, you walk down to the bottom of the Gorges until you reach the river. In the middle of a spectacular geological setting and a river of stunning colour, you explore the wonderful beach of La Mescla. Then, you take the dizzying stairs of the Imbert Breccia and cross two dark tunnels before climbing to the Auberge du Point Sublime (785 m) renowed for its breath taking viewpoint. You spend the night there.
Distance: 15 km
Duration: 6:30 h
Height difference: +513 m / -538 m
DAY 5 – TUSSET BRIDGE, RANCOUMAS VIEWPOINT & TRIGANCE
To end your trip with style, you hike down until the amazing Tusset Bridge. Once you have crossed the Verdon, you walk up to one of the most beautiful viewpoints of the Grand Canyon: Rancoumas. There you have the chance to watch vultures! You hike up to the pretty hamlet of Entreverges then go down to the small typical village of Trigance. Here you can have a drink with your group to conclude your stay with friendliness before leaving by taxi.
Distance: 10 km
Height difference: +490 m / -500 m
Duration: 5 days
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