Route of the Lake of Esparron de Verdon from Gréoux-les-Bains

Leisure Subject Subject
  • Lac
  • Basses Gorges
  • Circuit
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Tourist route " Lake of Esparron-de-Verdon " : Discover the lake of Esparron. A pleasant circuit combining cultural and natural heritage, to meet the turquoise waters of the Verdon.
At the foot of the village of Esparron-de-Verdon, discover this lake, with its creeks, cliffs and preserved forest.
An exceptional place born from the construction of the EDF dam, 50 years ago, which seems to have always been part of the landscape.

Itinerary :
Departure from Gréoux-les-Bains, a typical Provencal village, very lively during the summer season and 3rd largest spa in France.
Points of interest:
- Castle of the Templars (12th century)
- Church of Notre-Dame des Ormeaux (12th century)
- Randoland (fun tour to discover with your family)
with the family)
- Troglodytic thermal baths dating from antiquity
- City center, wash houses, parks, alleys...
- Banks of the Verdon
- Producers and craftsmen

Continue towards the small village of Saint-Martin de Brômes by the D952 then follow the direction of Allemagne-en-Provence. This village has a heritage rich in history by its castle dating from the Renaissance.
Points of interest:
- Romanesque church (12th century)
- The tower of the church (14th c.)
- Archaeological museum

- Renaissance style castle (13th c. enlarged in the 16th c.)
in the 16th century) and its gardens.
- Sundial on the clock with a
bell tower
- The carriages of the village: carriage ride
carriage ride, paddock and paddock.
- House of Country Products

Then continue this circuit by the roads D15 and D82, in direction of Esparron-de-Verdon. A magnificent view of the lake awaits you upon your arrival in the village. Many parking lots are at your disposal (be careful, they are quickly full in high season). You can take advantage of your stop in Esparron-de-Verdon to discover this small village, admire its castle, but especially to swim in the clear waters of the Verdon. Electric boats, canoes, windsurfers... are waiting for you at the water's edge to take you to the heart of the lake, at the foot of the dam or in the Basses-Gorges, up to the Quinson lake.
Points of interest:
- Castle and its tower (10th century)
- The old picturesque houses of the village
- Water activities
- Lake of Esparron
- Botanical path
- Path around the lake (GR de Pays)
- Ecomuseum of the life of yesteryear
- Randoland (circuit of playful visit to discover
in family)

Then take the D315 and D952 to come back directly to Gréoux-les-Bains. This road overhangs the lake of Esparron-de-Verdon and offers
and offers many magnificent viewpoints. A stop is possible on a belvedere, a little before the dam.
Practical information
  • Route :
    • Distance (km) : 85
    • Daily duration (minutes) : 240
    • Route : BOUCLE
  • Environments :
    • In the country
  • Services :
    • Motorhomes allowed
  • Activities :
    • Tourist routes
  • Tourist itinerary :
    • Tourist itinerary
    • Tourist itinerary
  • Park :
    • Park
Facilities, services, amenities
  • Leisure facilities :
    • Picnic area
  • Bathroom/toilets :
    • Public WC
  • Electric charging points :
    • Charging stations for electric vehicles


Free access.
Route of the Lake of Esparron de Verdon from Gréoux-les-Bains
7 Place de l'Hôtel de ville
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French


Route du Lac d' Esparron de Verdon au départ de Gréoux-les-Bains
7 Place de l'Hôtel de ville
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.756794
Longitude : 5.889793