Provence France - Verdon Gorge Add-On Tour

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One of the must-see natural wonders of Provence.

This exclusive 4-day add-on tour, departing 17 September 2024 can only be booked with the Guided by Nature Cote d’Azur to Provence September 2024 departure

 

Welcome to the extension tour of the Gorges de Verdon National Park, a captivating destination renowned as the Grand Canyon of Europe and ranked among the top three national parks in France. Over the course of 3 nights and 4 days, prepare to immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of this remarkable natural wonder. Spectacular hiking along beautiful and challenging trails, you'll have the opportunity to traverse landscapes that will leave you breathless. 

For all enquiries and bookings please contact our international departures team: hello@guidedbynature.com

 


France - Verdon Gorge Add-On
 

  • Can only be booked as an extension to the Cote d’Azur to Provence tour departing 8 September 2024
  • Departure: 17-20 September 2024
  • 4 day / 3 night extension departing 17 September 2024
  • Max group size: 12
  • Min group size: 6
  • Activity level: Moderate
  • Trip start: Avignon, France
  • Trip end: Nice, France
  • Distance: 21kms
  • Cost: AUD$3,395 per person twin share / AUD$1,210 single supplement 
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Your Itinerary

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Bonnieux

Day
1

Gorges de Verdon

Enjoy our last leisurely breakfast in Crillon le Brave before setting out for the Gorges de Verdon, one of the most beautiful national parks in France and rated in the top 3 in the country. We’ll stop en route for a hike from the lovely village of Bonnieux to Lacoste, passing the ancient chateau of the infamous Marquis de Sade.

Return to the accommodation and relax in the evening.

Accommodation: 
Luxury regional standard accommodation 

Meals included: 
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Kayaking
Add on

Day
2

Hiking in the Gorges de Verdon

Approximately 3-4 hours of walking (11km)

Hiking in the Gorges de Verdon, some of the climbs are steep and descents are challenging – all surrounded by stunningly beautiful scenery. The Gorges de Verdon is known for its stunning turquoise waters and dramatic cliffs. Take a guided hike along the gorge, allowing you to fully appreciate the breathtaking natural beauty.

Canyoning and canoeing in the Lac St-Croix river can be arranged for the afternoon at additional charge, weather and water level permitting.  Enjoy a picnic lunch surrounded by the picturesque landscapes of the national park.

Return to the accommodation and relax in the evening.

Accommodation: 
Luxury regional standard accommodation 

Meals included: 
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Bandeau gorges du verdon

Day
3

Hiking in the Gorges de Verdon

Approximately 3-4 hours of walking (10km)

After breakfast at your hotel, embark on another beautiful hike through the gorges, taking in the stunning natural landscapes and breathtaking views. Follow a picturesque trail that leads to a family-owned restaurant nestled on the side of a cliff. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the restaurant, savouring both the flavours of the local cuisine and the unique atmosphere of this remarkable location.

Take time to relax, soak in the panoramic views, and capture memorable photos of the surroundings. 

Accommodation: 
Luxury regional standard accommodation 

Meals included: 
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Nice France 2

Day
4

Transfer to Nice

After breakfast at your hotel we’ll transfer guests back to Nice which is around a 2.5 hour drive.

 

 

Transfers: 
Guest transfer to Nice (2.5 hours)

Meals included: 
Breakfast

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Small group
  • Fully hosted walking journey with experienced guides
  • Pre-trip customer care service available to answer any questions
  • Most meals (except where indicated, so you can experience local cuisine independently!)
  • Non-alcoholic beverages included in evening meals (wine and beer as indicated, or available for purchase)
  • Twin share accommodation at carefully selected premium hotels
  • Picnic, hiking lunches & unique destination walking provisions
  • Specially curated surprise moments throughout tour
  • All activities described in trip itinerary
  • All transportation from the beginning until the end of trip
  • All gratuities for hotels, restaurants, and activities
  • All park and entry fees

Please Note: Whilst every effort will be made to secure the accommodation as detailed in the itinerary, there may be circumstances where Guided by Nature provides a similar accommodation standard.

  • International flights
  • Visa where required
  • Hiking equipment - you will need to bring your own daypack and hiking gear (a full gear list will be provided)
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • The add-on trip requires a minimum of 6 guests, three months prior to departure. The maximum group size is 12 guests (plus guides).
  • We strongly recommend travel insurance. Consideration needs to be given to our cancellation policy, injury, evacuation, delayed flights, illness, etc. Please see our Booking Terms & Conditions for details and contact us if you have any questions.

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