Activities to do "on Earth" in the Gorges du Verdon

Discover a whole range of activities in the Gorges du Verdon to do “on Earth”.
Hiking, climbing, horseback riding, biking, and many other activities!

How to choose your activities "on Earth" in The Gorges of Verdon ?

You want to do activities in The Gorges of Verdon while keeping your feet on the ground? You don’t know yet which one to choose to satisfy everyone? We can give you some hints to help you in your search:

Hiking is without a doubt the best way to discover the Gorges du Verdon from March to November. We propose you to be accompanied by a qualified guide: browse our booking labels, check the availability of the guide and book online or by phone. If you have any questions, please use the “chat” and do not hesitate to contact us.

There are many activities around animals proposed in the natural park of the Gorges du Verdon. You can indeed discover the Verdon on horseback. For a day or a half-day, horseback riding allows you to be close to nature and to discover sublime landscapes. If you choose to ride at sunset, you can enjoy the extraordinary colors of the landscape. 

If you wish to discover the local fauna and flora, you also have the possibility of doing the guided hikes “Discovery of the Vultures” or “The Valley of the Mermaids”. During these activities, you will discover the biodiversity of the Verdon Natural Park. 

The Verdon is a very famous place for its climbing routes. The vertiginous cliffs of the Gorges du Verdon offer a fantastic playground for the amateurs of the discipline. We propose you to initiate you to the climbing in big way in a sumptuous frame for one day or two days. Accompanied by a state certified instructor, you will learn everything you need to know to practice long route climbing. If you want even more thrills, you can spend the night on the wall in a Portaledge and continue your route the next day.

And if you want to live strong sensations worthy of the greatest adventurers but you don’t have the same level than a climber, no worries. We propose you to spend an evening or a night, suspended on the cliffs of the Gorges du Verdon, in Portaledge accessible by foot and with a handrail system. Strong sensations guaranteed! 

To discover the Gorges du Verdon, the bike with electric assistance is a good compromise between sport and ride. You will have the chance to discover the Gorges du Verdon from a new angle, stroll along the paths of the Verdon and enjoy the magnificent landscapes. Thanks to the electric assistance, enjoy the pleasures of cycling, whether you are a sportsman or simply a lover of the countryside. For one or more days, we propose you to rent a mountain bike or a VTC with electric assistance.  

For our more adventurous clients, we recommend you try the Deval’bike. It’s a great mix between downhill mountain bike and scooter. You will follow a 10km downhill course on 800m of difference in altitude, for strong sensations on breathtaking landscapes! 

If you come to enjoy the Gorges du Verdon with your family, many activities are available to you. First of all, a short hike to discover the region and its wonders is often welcome. You can choose the guided hike of the Valley of the Mermaids. An easy and educational hike that will allow you to discover the local fauna and flora with your children. Also in the same spirit, the Vultures discovery hike will delight children and adults alike, while learning!

For a more sportive outing, why not try the adventure course in the Gorges du Verdon? Accessible for children from 8 years old, this outing will make your little ones happy. 

Finally, renting electric bikes can also satisfy your desire for the outdoors and that of your children!

If you come in group, the hike is a good compromise between sport and conviviality. The Imbut Trail, which lasts about 5 hours, is a magnificent and quite accessible hike.

For more unusual activities, why not try the adventure course? A good way to share laughter and fun. 

Finally, you can have a look at our water activities page, between rafting, canyoning and canoeing, you will surely find your happiness. 

If you are an adventurer at heart, you are in the right place! You will find in the Verdon many activities to satisfy your discovery desires.

First of all, you can do the guided hike of Blanc-Martel. A sporty trail, whose reputation is well known, which goes along the Gorges du Verdon for 7 hours with breathtaking landscapes.  

By taking a little height, you can do climbing, whether it is in Grande voie or in cliff there is for all the tastes… and the Verdon is an ideal playground for this activity. Why not also try to spend a night in a Portaledge? Sleeping perched on a cliff in the Gorges du Verdon is an unforgettable experience accessible to all levels. 

Finally, if you want to go faster, you can try the Deval’bike. This activity, which is a mix between mountain bike and scooter, will make you discover new unusual sensations in the slopes of Verdon. 

If you want to go further, you can take a look at the all trips page; the Trek Bivouac will thrill your adventurer soul. For strong sensations, in the page of activities in the air you will find all that it is necessary to make climb the adrenalin.

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