Tourism in Esparron-de-Verdon

In the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the small village of Esparron-de-Verdon nestles in a remarkable natural setting. You will find in Esparron-de-Verdon another pace of life is offered to you.

Do you like to make the most of your vacation to discover new outdoor activities? You can walk along the hiking trails of this preserved area of the Verdon country. According to your wishes, you can also try your hand at other activities in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. You can also discover the region during a horse ride, or shiver while defying the void during a first via ferrata.

In Esparron-de-Verdon, as everywhere in southeastern France, the local gastronomic culture is a tourist attraction. The local markets organized in the region allow you to spend a convivial moment, while buying specialties that you will savor the same day, for example as an aperitif.

Medieval churches, fountains and wash houses, museums, abbeys… During your stay, you can also discover a famous local heritage or a more confidential one.

To find out more about monuments, tourist sites, the local agenda, you can contact the Tourist Office.

Would you like to find accommodation near Esparron-de-Verdon? You wish to live in Esparron-de-Verdon? Hotels, campsites or bed and breakfast, we suggest a selection of accommodation.

The Esparron-de-Verdon lake

Smaller, but also wilder, the lake of Esparron nestles in a splendid setting, bordered by hills carpeted with pine trees. Numerous nautical activities are offered: you can rent an electric boat, a pedal boat, a canoe or kayak, a paddle… You can also simply swim and enjoy the freshness of its intense blue waters, with an exceptional purity.

The Verdon Natural Park

The Verdon Regional Nature Park has many faces, with its varied territories and landscapes: the Gorges du Verdon, impressive and wild, the Artuby, the hills of the Haut-Var, the lake of Sainte-Croix, the lakes and mountains, where pastoralism is still practiced, the Valensole plateau, the low gorges, watered by the now docile waters of the Verdon… There are many nature activities: hiking, Nordic walking, cycling, horse riding, via ferrata, climbing, tree climbing… Men have occupied these lands for thousands and thousands of years and have handed down to us a rich architectural heritage: oil mills, windmills, grain mills, medieval castles, oppidums, churches, chapels, oratories? Mountain agriculture is dynamic in the Verdon. The local markets and village grocery stores will invite you to discover local flavors: honey, goat’s cheese, lamb meat, vegetables and fruit, farm produce, olive products (oil and pasta), liqueurs, lavender…

Heritage and land

In the rural department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, each village, each valley has its own legends. This heritage is enhanced by different museums. for example, you can visit the museum of religious art of Digne-les-Bains, the ecomuseum of the Bugade of Seyne-les-Alpes, the museum Moto Mode Militaire of Sainte-Tulle, the citadel of Sisteron