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Activities around Sainte-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 Sainte-Croix Lake
Faïence Moustiers-Sainte-Marie

Moustiers-Sainte-Marie and the origins of Faïence

The « Faïence Union of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie » was present at the International Salon of European Heritage in october 2018 to show this very traditional art.

Moustiers-Sainte-Marie and the origins of Faïence
Moustiers-Sainte-Marie

Moustiers-Sainte-Marie : Verdon’s jewel


What about coming to Moustiers-Sainte-Marie for your next holiday ? You are not sure ? Let us tell you a little bit more about our village and its territory…

 

Moustiers-Sainte-Marie : Verdon’s jewel
Saint-Julien-du-Verdon, l'un des plus beaux villages du Parc du Verdon ! (©AD04-Teddy Verneuil)

Verdon's Most Beautiful Villages

If Moustiers-Sainte-Marie is listed as One of the Most Beautiful Villages of France, it doesn’t make us ignore the charm of the other beautiful villages in our area. ☺

Verdon's Most Beautiful Villages
Ce parapentiste nous offre une superbe aperçu sur Castillon et Chaudanne, les 2 lacs situés à proximité de Castellane, village "porte des gorges du Verdon" ! (©Parapentiste Prune Delaris - Saint-André-les-Alpes)

The other lakes of the Verdon Park

Located only 6 kilometers from Moustiers, the Sainte-Croix lake, which is the largest of the Verdon lakes, is a must-see for us!...

The other lakes of the Verdon Park
Un bus "ZOU!", le réseau de transports en commun de la Région Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur.

Hikes in the Verdon Park accessible by BUS

You are staying in Moustiers and do not have a car ?
Or you would like to use public transport as much as possible, for obvious ecological reasons?
→ Good news: the "ZOU!" transport network of the South Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Region allows you to access a large number of superb hiking routes in the Verdon Park by bus !

Hikes in the Verdon Park accessible by BUS
Au lieu-dit de Chaudon, cette randonnée vous proposera un magnifique belvédère sur la partie nord-est du lac de Sainte-Croix !

Sainte-Croix Lake by « les Plaines »

From the foot of the village, follow this itinerary of average distance and difficulty to enjoy superb views overlooking Sainte-Croix lake ! 

Sainte-Croix Lake by « les Plaines »
À la fin de l'itinéraire, le passage par le lieu-dit de Vincel et ses champs cultivés proposera notamment ("dans le rétro") de très belle ouvertures sur la crête du Montdenier !

Marignol

From Naverre, a locality on the heights of Moustiers, discover the vast domanial forest of Montdenier: a natural area not to be missed in our territory with the charming sheepfold of Marignol.

Marignol
Le Castillon : un petit sommet qui offre un splendide panorama sur, d'un côté, le plateau de Valensole, et de l'autre sur une grande partie du massif du Montdenier (son sommet et sa crête, l'Agra, le Pavillon...).

Le Castillon par les Baumes

From our Tourist Office, on the Church square of Moustiers, discover the small summit of Castillon and the privileged view that it offers.

Le Castillon par les Baumes