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Valley of High Verdon

Alps under Mediterranean influence

La vallée du Haut VerdonThe Valley High Verdon, between Allos and Thorame-Haute, offers a magnificent meeting between Alpine and Mediterranean influences. You have a lot of pleasure to go through these villages to the roofs of larch, the stone walls and dark wood, sleepy under the heavy sun of Provence.
The Valley High Verdon, or Upper Valley Verdon, is an ideal vacation territory for nature lovers, lovers of mountains, hiking, skiing ... or relax with waterfalls, in landscapes!

In winter, on the town of Allos, north of the Valley High Verdon you hours of skiing on 170 km of tracks! You'll be there in the most beautiful ski area of the Southern Alps, L'Espace Lumière, which even includes 230 km of tracks are added when the slopes of Pra Loup.
The cross-country skiing will not be forgotten with more than 100 km of tracks in the valley, in stations like La Colle Saint Michel or Ratéry 1700 and Val d'Allos 1400.

Vallée du Haut VerdonIn summer, the valley is no less attractive! Particularly protection, it offers walking paths that will delight you! Taking a walk through the valley of the High Verdon means getting the oak and lavender, typically Mediterranean species, to androsace or edelweis, symbols of the high mountains. Sign of the quality of this region, part of the Valley High Verdon is included in the Mercantour National Park.

The villages of the valley will attract you with their old houses streets well maintained. Stroll among chalets at Villars Colmars in the streets of friendly Beauvezer in the old centre of Colmars les Alpes; people you send smiles that make you even more love these places. The habitat is a mid-mountain habitat, but under a sun that has already emphasis lunch!

In Colmars les Alpes, you can also admire the fortresses of Vauban that evoke the turbulent past of this valley shared between France and Savoie.

The Valley High Verdon, they are also family vacations to the leisure of Allos, or in trees Park Adventure of Beauvezer, but it can also be a night under the tent at the lake Allos...

Pictures of the valley of High Verdon

Chalets à Allos Allos, la vallée du Haut Verdon Haut Verdon La vallée du Haut Verdon, vue du Gros Tapy Le Seignus Un pont sur le Verdon Le Verdon Une fontaine dans un village du Haut Verdon

Villages in the valley of High Verdon

Allos - Colmars les Alpes - Villars Colmars - Beauvezer - Thorame

Near the valley of High Verdon :

Les Gorges du Verdon - Le Parc du Mercantour - La vallée de l'Ubaye - Lac de Serre-Ponçon

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