Tourism in Saint-Laurent-du-Verdon

In the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the small village of Saint-Laurent-du-Verdon was built in a remarkable natural setting. Enjoying a privileged location near the most beautiful tourist sites of the Verdon region and the Valensole plateau, the village of Saint-Laurent-du-Verdon is a true haven of peace.

Nature activities are numerous and accessible to adults and children alike. This is the opportunity to go hiking or to go mountain biking or cycling on the paths and trails in the heart of the preserved landscapes of the Verdon country and the Valensole plateau. In the surroundings of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, there is no lack of nature activities. For example, you can visit this region during a horse riding excursion, or thrill on your first via ferrata.

In Saint-Laurent-du-Verdon, as everywhere in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, regional specialties are a tourist attraction in their own right.

You can visit the local producers directly. You can also learn about the local gastronomy by going to the locally organized markets.

Churches, fountains and wash houses, abbeys… Discover its historical and cultural heritage.

You can contact the Tourist Office to discover all the tourist attractions in the area.

Are you looking for accommodation in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur? Discover a wide choice of accommodation to spend your stay in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence: campsites, bed and breakfast, hotels…

The Verdon Natural Park

From the union between a river, the Verdon, a soft stone and the azure of Provence was born the Verdon. The landscapes are at the same time grandiose and wild: vertiginous gorges or wide cultivated valleys, forests… The Park has been laid out to welcome lovers of outdoor activities, while allowing the protection of biodiversity… Numerous marked trails have been provided for walking enthusiasts. You will also be able to ride the Verdon paths on mountain bikes, learn to climb, go down the gorges in kayaks or go horse riding… The historical heritage also attracts visitors. Discover oil mills, oppidums, chapels, churches, oratories… Local markets and village grocery stores will allow you to discover local products: gingerbread, honey, mountain cheese, lamb meat, vegetables and fruits, farm products, olives, olive oil…

The heritage of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

In the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, you will be able to meet the men and women who, over the generations, have enhanced the fields of this area of great beauty. Various museums will offer you exciting cultural escapades. According to your desires, you can visit the lapidary museum of Riez, the Maison-Musée des Forts Vauban du Haut Verdon in Colmars, the Lauzet-Ubaye Museum, the Forcalquier Museum, the ecomuseum of the Maison du Mulet in Seyne-les-Alpes, the Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions in Reillanne…

Lavender in the spotlight

Lavender belongs to Provence. Near the village of Saint-Laurent-du-Verdon, the Valensole plateau is a picturesque picture, with its lavender fields rolling their purple strands to the horizon. As a souvenir, you can buy sachets of dried lavender, essential oils, perfumes…