Climbing in the Verdon Gorge

Climbing in the Verdon Gorge

The astonishing Verdon Gorge is one of the most breathtaking natural destinations of France. It can be found in the Haute-Provence of the country. This gorge is an excellent destination for many nature-lovers, especially rock climbers. This area witnessed the evolution of climbing. There are yellow, orange and blue-grey walls in the gorge which host some of the world’s best climbing routes. The climbs are exciting and the visitors love it. In case you are an adept of rock climbing, too, I ... [ read more ]

Provence’s natural jewels

Provence’s natural jewels

As one of the most beautiful regions of France, Provence is a paradise for nature-lovers. Situated in the south-eastern part of the country, the area includes mountainous regions and coastal lines at the same time. In case you are interested in a journey to this breathtaking region, I think you should read the following guide. Below I will present you some of Provence’s natural jewels. These are the following: the breathtaking and famous Verdon Gorge, the beautiful Mercantour National Park, ... [ read more ]

A great fall vacation in the Var department

A great fall vacation in the Var department

The Var department is situated in Southeast France, in Provence. The department was named after the river Var. The region is characterized by spectacular natural beauty. There are some magnificent natural attractions here, not to mention the cultural jewels of Var. The natural attractions of the department include among others the spectacular Canyon du Verdon, Massif de l’Esterel, magnificent vineyards and so on. The cultural attractions are the following: the Fréjus Cathedral, the Thoronet... [ read more ]

The adventurer's guide to the Verdon Gorge

The adventurer’s guide to the Verdon Gorge

The Verdon Gorge, the canyon made by the River Verdon in south-east France, is considered to be one of the most beautiful in Europe. This 25 kilometer long canyon, with its 700 meter deep slopes, makes for some of the best adventure opportunities in France. The Verdon Gorge is close to the French Riviera, and still it manages to draw a sizable crowd of visitors despite the allure of the French beaches. Whether your taste in adventures runs along the lines of hiking, rock climbing, rafting or... [ read more ]

The most exciting canyoning destinations in France

The most exciting canyoning destinations in France

If you like walking, climbing outdoors, or simply scampering up to a high place that affords incredible views, then canyoning is definitely for you. Canyoning can imply serious activities that involve technical climbing and ropework, but no necessarily, and depending on the difficulty of the canyon that you're tackling, anyone can do it with the help of a mountain guide. France's mountains and gorges are excellent sites for canyoning, and there are plenty of tour agencies that offer canyonin... [ read more ]