Blog

Les grandioses Gorges du Verdon, non loin de Moustiers...

Grand Tour Vélo Route Provence Alpes

A 3 days Cyclosportif trip -between Val de Durance and Moustiers-Sainte-Marie- rich in colors, breathtaking panoramas, Provencal villages & mountain landscapes in the heart of the UNESCO Geopark of Haute-Provence !

Grand Tour Vélo Route Provence Alpes
Le Parc Naturel Régional du Verdon, l’UNESCO Géoparc de Haute-Provence… La "crèche provençale" de Moustiers s’inscrit dans ces deux sublimes & incomparables territoires !

MOUSTIERS-SAINTE-MARIE : AN EXCEPTIONAL DESTINATION

Moustiers-Sainte-Marie is in the heart of Verdon Natural Park and UNESCO Géoparc. This article will help you understand better the lanscapes that surround you to discover our territory.

MOUSTIERS-SAINTE-MARIE : AN EXCEPTIONAL DESTINATION
Sur le plateau de Vénascle, au-dessus de Moustiers, les chevaux semblent apprécier l'environnement autant que les cavaliers !

HORSE RIDING AROUND MOUSTIERS-SAINTE-MARIE

From the biginner’s ride to the long horseback ride, riding from our village you will discover of a natural environment ideal for horseback riding. You will ride in the middle of the surrounded by aromatic plants scrublands on the Montdenier massif, at the edge of the Sainte-Croix lake with exceptional panoramas or at the entrance of the Verdon gorges…

HORSE RIDING AROUND MOUSTIERS-SAINTE-MARIE
Le Verdon : l’un des spots d’escalade les plus incontournables au Monde !

Climbing in the Verdon Gorges

The cliffs of the canyon represent 1500 equiped climbing possibilities fused in a unique and magnificient landscape. From begginers to big rock climbs, it is a major site and a paradise for climbing lovers throughout the world !

Climbing in the Verdon Gorges
Moustiers-Sainte-Marie : un extraordinaire spot vélo & cyclotourisme !

Cycling around Moustiers-Sainte Marie

The village of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, "star of Provence", is an invitation to discover an extraordinary cycling & cycle tourism spot!

Cycling around Moustiers-Sainte Marie
Dans les derniers kilomètres de la montée, lorsque le sommet du Pavillon est en approche, la vue sur le lac de Sainte-Croix se dégage beaucoup plus nettement...

LE PAVILLON RUNNING TRAIL

An extremely playful itinerary up to the summit of the "Pavillon", the southern highest point of the Montdenier massif.
A breathtaking panorama at its highest point (with, in particular, the lake of Sainte-Croix and the plateau of Valensole on one side, and the mount Chiran and the Mourre de Chanier on the other...) and a magnificent descent to conclude, as a "cherry on the cake", by the ancient Roman way of the Courchon path !

LE PAVILLON RUNNING TRAIL
Le chemin de Courchon (ou ancienne voie romaine) sera la cerise sur le gâteau de ce superbe parcours découverte !

VOIE ROMAINE & VENASCLE RUNNING TRAIL

The ideal discovery course for runners who wish to discover the beauty of the terrain of our village of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie! A very playful itinerary, formed by a long climb at the beginning, a magnificent descent at the end (punctuated by a dozen turns, some of which offer splendid panoramas on the lake of Sainte-Croix!), and a variety of "relaunchings" between the two...

VOIE ROMAINE & VENASCLE RUNNING TRAIL
Tout près du lieu-dit "En Naups", la vue s'ouvre sur le massif du Montdenier...

EN NAUPS RUNNING TRAIL

Short route accessible to all...
→ ideal course to discover the trail and Moustiers's playground ! Its profile, "all in relaunchings", will delight the novices, who will not find it too demanding if it is done at a small pace, and the hardened practitioners, who will enjoy themselves if they complete it at a more sustained pace...

EN NAUPS RUNNING TRAIL
La crête de l'Issioule et sa vue à couper le souffle sur l'embouchure des gorges du Verdon, le pont du Galetas, le lac de Sainte-Croix et le plateau de Valensole !

Plein Voir

Un itinéraire très exigeant et qualitatif (environ 18 km pour 1400 m de D+ !), tant physiquement que de par la technicité de certaines portions, qui s'adresse aux pratiquants aguerris !

Plein Voir
Les gorges du Verdon et le lac de Sainte-Croix offrent deux des trois randonnées en itinérance incontournables au départ du village de Moustiers...

ITINERANT HIKES

Here is a selection of 3 essential itinerant hikes (from 3 to 5 days walk) starting from Moustiers-Sainte-Marie.
These hikes will allow you to discover the most beautiful landscapes of the Regional Natural Park of the Verdon River.

ITINERANT HIKES
Une grande randonnée en itinérance dont le parcours sera jalonné par des panoramas très séduisants sur les basses gorges du Verdon ; comme ici sur le territoire de la commune de Quinson...

DOWN THE VERDON RIVER STREAM THROUGH GR4

From Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, the GR4 offers the possibility to discover Sainte-Croix’s village and lake but also iconic landscapes such as the lower canyon !

DOWN THE VERDON RIVER STREAM THROUGH GR4
L'arrivée au belvédère du Point Sublime, qui offre l'un des panoramas les plus emblématiques sur les gorges du Verdon !

UP THE VERDON RIVER STREAM THROUGH THE GR4

From Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, following the GR4, you will go up the entire Verdon canyon. At the end of this challenging trail you will reach Castellane, the « Verdon door » !

UP THE VERDON RIVER STREAM THROUGH THE GR4