Nearby towns and villages
The lake of Castillon is bordered by two charming villages: Saint-Julien and Saint-André-les-Alpes.
Saint-Julien-du-Verdon is a typical Provencal village clinging to the hillside. It offers a magnificent view of the lake and its emerald waters, as well as the wild landscapes of the region. In the picturesque lanes, calm reigns and brings serenity to the yachtsmen. In the bay of Le Touron, introductions to motorboating are organized.
Saint-André-les-Alpes is a village with its feet in the water. The beach of Plan has the particularity of being covered with grass where one can relax. Swimming is supervised and the place has all the assets making it an appreciated leisure base. Everything has been thought out for the comfort of the vacationers, and the village has several stores and services to make their stay pleasant. The “Heritage and Drapery” itinerary guides walkers through the village to learn more about its history.
The village of Castellane, located not far from the lake of Castillon at the gates of the Verdon Gorges, is a town of character. Strolling through the narrow streets, visitors can admire typical Provencal architecture. The village has 3 listed monuments which were once outside the ramparts: Saint-Victor church, the Clock Tower and the Pentagonale Tower. To discover Castellane in a playful way with children, why not go on a treasure hunt proposed by the Maison Nature & Patrimoine?