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Activity partners :

  • Our canyoning/escalade/Via-ferrata partner in the Ardèche, Camargue and Cévènes Muratti Adventure: muratti.adventures.free.fr
  • Our dear English colleague, Alan Carne, whose experience in climbing is unquestionable, an inimitable and indestructible combat swimmer: www.alanduverdon.com
  • Natrium event and nautical agency: the place to be in the calanques of Marseille for nautical rentals and services. www.natrium.fr
  • a brand new team for all types of aerial sports in the upper and middle Verdon area, a superbly competent, qualified and fun team. Equipment in top condition and adapted to the level of the participants. www.haut-les-mains.fr
  • Climbing forums, Camp to camp will be able to provide you with information for your trip to the Verdon as well as for a trip abroad: www.camptocamp.org.
  • Two mountain, canyoning, climbing and via-ferrata partners in the 05: www.earthclimbing.com and www.talweg.net

Campsites :

  • Camping du lac à St julien du Verdon: a very welcoming and shady campsite on the shores of Lake Castillon, far from the hustle and bustle of Castellan but very close to many of our activities. www.camping-stjulien-verdon.com
  • Le camping des collines, just outside Castellane, very secluded in a beautiful pine forest with a dream pool next to which we have just installed an adventure course. Marit and Arie will welcome you with care and...en Francais... www.rcn-campings.fr/rcn-les-collines-de-castellane
  • The wildest naturist campsite in the Verdon, overlooking Lake Castillon. You will be welcomed by the very friendly Annemiek and Justus. www.castillondeprovence.com.
  • A charming and quiet campsite (and snack bar) in St Auban, very close to the Estéron valley where most of the canyons are located, ideal for a sporting break: La Pinatelle www.camping-saintauban.com
  • Camping les iscles in St andré les alpes, a campsite in a beautiful pine forest, very close to the Verdon and Lac de Castillon: www.camping-les-iscles.com 

Restaurants :

  • A great place to eat in the splendid setting at the entrance to the gorges, The auberge du point sublime. You will be welcomed by an authentic family of gorges pioneers: tel. 0492836035.
  • An austere but luxurious medieval setting, set in the chateau of the magnificent Provencal village of Trigance: www.chateau-de-trigance.frtel: 0033 (0) 494769118.

Friendly websites :

  • As the name suggests, this site will help you find accommodation and activities in the region of your choice. white water sport
  • It's often the base camp for our weekend outings, with good food in a small village right at the finish of two of the most beautiful canyons in the south-east, so... we go there often. You can spend the night there, have lunch or just have a drink. www.auberge-aiglun.com/fr_FR
  • Atacamag, the online magazine for travel and nature sports: www.atacamag.com
  • climbing, canyoning and via ferrata in the jura. www.escalade-canyoning-jura.com
  • Discover the beauty of the Jura in a different way: www.escalade-canyoning-jura.com
  • String advantage: www.atoutcorde.com 
  • Via Ferrata de la Grande Fistoire: in the Alpes de Haute-Provence, a varied via ferrata with footbridge, 3 zip lines, Nepalese bridge, open every day, equipment hire on site: www.viaferrata-alpes.com
  • The invention of the ESCALARBRE system has democratised climbing. With ESCALARBRE, climbing is practised in a new environment. Whether in the forest or in an urban setting, every tree becomes a playground for young and old alike. ESCALARBRE is sold to adventure parks, climbing clubs, local authorities and sports event organisers. www.escalarbre.com
  • Rocapicclimbing shop 
  • ESCAPADES. Canyoning club in Corsica. Qualified instructors. Full-day and half-day trips. www.lesescapades.com 
  • OUEDS & RIOS " Le Martinet " - 04340 MEOLANS Tel : 04.92.85.58.29 - 06.12.51.21.42 Email : pierrelafay@ouedsrios.com www.ouedsrios.com
  • Discover climbing, canyoning and via ferrata in the Midi-Pyrénées. Our instructors will show you the most beautiful natural sites. www.roc-et-nature.fr
  • Evasion 64 
  • Let us guide you in the most beautiful canyons of the Western Pyrenees and on the cliffs of here or elsewhere. Jean Roussie, an experienced climbing and canyoning guide, offers introductory and advanced courses in exceptional settings for unforgettable outings. www.escalade-canyoning.com 

The best way to book? Just give us a call and together we'll work out the best activity for your location, level of experience and budget.

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