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Tourism and travel guide

Located in a preserved natural setting, this typical village of the Verdon country has taken care of its identity.

The village of Bauduen awaits you in the Var. You are looking for a destination close to nature, and you want to revitalize yourself away from the noise and the excessive animation of the city? The village of Bauduen offers you a refuge. The heritage of the region promises you beautiful discoveries. In a small village, a well-preserved wash house. There, an old medieval castle with its keep and ramparts. The Romanesque church of St Peter and St Paul is well worth a visit. You can also admire the medieval ramparts and a 15th-century tower.

Do you want to spend an active vacation full of experiences, in contact with nature? The village is the starting point for many hiking trails, with routes suitable for both sportsmen and amateurs. Numerous outdoor activities are also available in the Verdon: paragliding, horse riding, via ferrata…

In Bauduen, as everywhere in southeastern France, the local cuisine is a real tourist attraction. The producers’ markets organized in the Var allow you to immerse yourself in an atmosphere where good humor is always present, while enjoying local products.

If you wish to stay in the Var, you can discover a wide choice of accommodation to spend your stay in the Var: hotels, campsites, bed and breakfasts… You can organise your stay in this preserved area in the heart of the Verdon by contacting the Tourist Office.

Lake St. Croix

Fed by the Verdon river, the lake of Sainte-Croixis the third largest lake in want to rent a boat, a kayak? Do you want to try your hand at jet skiing? Sainte-Croix offers many nautical activities.

The water sports centre of Bauduen offers a wide range of water sports: catamaran, small sailboat, canoe, kayak, windsurfing, paddle… A large pebble beach welcomes bathers and sunbathers.

The Gorges du Verdon

From the marriage between the Verdon river, the limestone rock and the azure sky of Provence was born the Verdon. The landscapes here are preserved and wild: deep valleys or wide agricultural valleys, forests… Nature also offers a wide variety of activities : walking, mountain biking, horse riding, via ferrata, paragliding, tree climbing…

The villages and monuments of the Park also appeal to vacationers: historical milestones, wells, wash houses, castles, oppidums… The heritage of the Verdon also awaits you. Grocery stores and markets will invite you to discover local products: honey, mountain cheeses, lamb meat, farm and market garden products, olive oil, liqueurs, crystallized flowers…

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The most beautiful villages around Bauduen

You’ll love strolling through the village of Bauduen, discovering its old houses, squares and narrow streets.

There are many other villages within easy reach of Bauduen. For example, Tourtour, one of France’s most beautiful villages, is around 25 kilometres away.

The village of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie is also one of France’s most beautiful villages, around 30 kilometres away.

You can also follow the Gorges du Verdon tourist route to the small town of Castellane. This small town is overlooked by the Notre-Dame du Roc chapel, built on top of a cliff.

Visiting Bauduen: practical information

The Lacs et Gorges du Verdon Tourist Office provides a wealth of tourist information about Bauduen: