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Activities around Saint-Croix lake

With more than 300 days of sun per year and with its unique turquoise color, going to Sainte Croix Lake is like a trip inside a postcard. Its nautical activities and access inside one of Europe highest canyon makes it a must see destination during your stay in Provence. Alone, with a spouse or with your family, be ready to live an unforgettable experience.

Activities around Saint-Croix lake
La 8ème édition de LA VENTACRUZ (diverses épreuves de régates) au programme de la première édition de ce grand FESTIVAL NAUTIQUE au lac de Sainte-Croix !

FESTIVAL NAUTIQUE du lac de Sainte-Croix

Du 17 au 19 juin 2022, l'association LVDSC vous convie à participer à la 1ère édition du FESTIVAL NAUTIQUE du lac de Sainte-Croix, le plus grand plan d'eau du Verdon ! ⭐

FESTIVAL NAUTIQUE du lac de Sainte-Croix
Les Gorges de Baudinard : l'un des merveilleux spots du Parc du Verdon où il est possible de pratiquer le canoë-kayak de façon pleinement autonome !

CANOE-KAYAK: WHERE TO ENTER THE WATER IN THE PARC DU VERDON?

In the Verdon Park, the canoe & paddle activities take place exclusively in calm water.
White water sports must be done under the supervision of professionals, as we remind you on our page dedicated to the "Fragile natural areas of our territory"...
However, if you come on vacation in the Verdon with your own boat, there are different options available to you! → Follow this "small guide to the main launching points for canoes or kayaks"! 

CANOE-KAYAK: WHERE TO ENTER THE WATER IN THE PARC DU VERDON?
Tout l'offre en activités aquatiques de Moustiers : pêche, bases nautiques pour des balades en eau calme, sports d'eaux vives en tous genres ! (©AD04-Teddy Verneuil)

IN WATER

Discover the entire offer of Moustiers and its surroundings regarding outdoor sports in water → fishing or wandering in calm water with the water sports bases of the Sainte-Croix Lake, and white water sports of all kinds in the Verdon Gorges ! 

IN WATER
Lac de Sainte Croix

LA CADENO – LEISURE BASE

La Cadeno is a leisure base located on one of the most beautiful sites of the Sainte-Croix Lake. On one of the biggest lake of France, hidden from the Galetas Bridge and the entrance of the Verdon Gorges, it is a little paradise. In a family and friendly atmosphere, La Cadeno will know how to transport you by the activities it offers or just relax in the sun, thanks to the rental of deckchairs.

LA CADENO – LEISURE BASE
Gorges du Verdon

Visit the Verdon Gorges in electric boats

The Verdon Gorges extend from Castellane to the Galetas bridge, where the river joins the Sainte-Croix Lake. On the third largest lake in France, many nautical activities are offered such as the rental of pedal boats, paddles, canoes / kayaks or electric boats. On the commune of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, two nautical bases are open to explore a part of the Verdon Gorges.

Visit the Verdon Gorges in electric boats
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Visiting Sainte Croix’s Lake and its surroundings


Sainte-Croix lake, the third largest artificial lake in France, will charm you with its turquoise color and the beauty of the different viewpoints it offers! The tour of the lake takes about 1 hour by car, for about 60 kilometers. 
Take the time to stop in the main villages that border the lake to contemplate it from every angle...

Visiting Sainte Croix’s Lake and its surroundings