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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
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 Parc du Verdon, canoe-kayak & stand-alone paddleboarding activities are carried out exclusively in calm water. If you come on holiday in the Verdon with your own small boat, there are various charming options available to you! → Follow this little "guide to launching spots 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

The entire range of water activities in Moustiers and the surrounding area: fishing, calm water rides from our water sports centers, and all kinds of white water sports.

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