Around the campsite
Aups, south of the Gorges of Verdon
Discover the surroundings of your campsite in the Verdon
Welcome to your International campsite in Aups, in the heart of the Verdon Natural Regional Park. We invite you to take a seat for a colorful visit of Provence! The map below shows you all the places of interest to discover: museums and historical places, family leisure, parks and zoo, handicrafts, Provencal gastronomy… To know more about each one, don’t hesitate to click on the markers or on the themes.
See you soon at your campsite in the Verdon, International à Aups!
Stay in Provence near the Verdon nature park
Tourism in the Verdon, and in Provence more generally, is the stuff of dreams for many other regions. A holiday destination par excellence, Provence is undoubtedly synonymous with sunshine, lavender fields and the good life. And when we think of the Verdon, we immediately think of its famous gorges, its turquoise waters and its regional nature park. So it’s hardly surprising that this area attracts so many visitors, who are delighted to discover the region from a campsite in the Verdon.
Did you know that the Gorges du Verdon is the largest canyon in Europe? Its dimensions are gigantic: 50 kilometres long, between 6 and 100 metres wide, with cliffs sometimes approaching 700 metres in height! It’s hard not to feel tiny in the face of such immensity.
The Verdon Regional Nature Park offers a wide variety of landscapes and environments. Its wealth of flora and fauna is unique. You might even catch a glimpse of Europe’s largest lizard, the ocellated lizard, which has been recorded in the park!
The park is also an opportunity to discover the local culture and identity through its villages, museums and monuments.
What to do in the Verdon
The Verdon is an ideal place for lovers of all kinds of activities. Tourist, cultural, natural or sporting, it’s up to you to choose which activities to enjoy during your stay.
The emerald-green River Verdon flows past the foot of impressive cliffs. Water sports provide an opportunity to discover these gorges from a different angle. A range of canyoning routes are on offer, for beginners and the more sporty alike. With family or friends, you can also go rafting, hydrospeed or on a water trek – thrills and excitement guaranteed!
For a more leisurely water activity, head to Lac de Sainte-Croix for a paddle or pedalo ride, or try your hand at fishing.
A nature activity in the Verdon is guaranteed to take your breath away! This magnificent region has plenty to offer in terms of flora, fauna and fresh air! On foot or by bike, take in the breathtaking panoramas as you explore the most beautiful hiking trails in the Verdon. You can find out more at the Verdon tourist office, which offers walks, theme walks, cycle tours and mountain bike outings.
There’s more to the Verdon than its gorges and nature park. It would be a shame not to take the time to visit this beautiful region in a different way. Don’t hesitate to explore the Verdon’s charming villages of character (Castellane, Entrevaux, Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, Riez, etc.). You’ll be amazed by the rich historical heritage of these towns and their sometimes surprising geographical location.
In each of these villages, you’ll have the chance to discover local craftsmanship (pottery, earthenware) and local gastronomy, with tastings of white nougat, olives, famous Provencal herbs, honey and Sisteron lamb.
During your camping holiday in the Verdon, let yourself be surprised! The Gorges du Verdon and the surrounding area are ideal for thrill-seeking sports (bungee jumping, accrobranche, etc.). The Verdon is a climber’s paradise, with 900 listed climbing routes! If you prefer a fun alternative to climbing, there are a number of Via Ferrata routes for beginners and more experienced climbers. Those who wish can also take to the skies and paraglide over the most beautiful landscapes in the Verdon.
All in all, Provence is the ideal place to spend an unforgettable holiday with family or friends.
Where to stay at a campsite in the Verdon?
If you’re looking for a campsite to stay in the Verdon and explore this magnificent region, look no further. The 4-star International d’Aups campsite is the ideal place for a holiday in the heart of the unspoilt Verdon countryside.
Situated in the charming commune of Aups, this campsite is close to the Gorges du Verdon and the crystal-clear waters of the famous canyon. Whether you’re a nature lover, an outdoor sports enthusiast or simply looking for a haven of peace to recharge your batteries, this campsite in Aups will meet all your expectations.
During your stay at camping International d’Aups, you’ll be spoilt for choice in terms of accommodation. Spacious pitches for tents, motorhomes and caravans are available, offering you a peaceful, shady setting in which to set up camp. For those who prefer more comfort, fully-equipped mobile homes guarantee a pleasant stay with all modern conveniences.
The campsite also offers a wide range of leisure facilities on its grounds, something for all the family to enjoy. A heated swimming pool is available for you to relax in or by the water. There is also a multi-sports ground, a petanque court, a fitness area and a children’s playground. For water sports enthusiasts, the campsite is close to numerous lakes and rivers, where you can enjoy canoeing, kayaking, fishing and many other activities.
Of course, this family campsite also offers the chance to discover the best tourist sites in the Provence Alpes Côtes d’Azur region, such as the Verdon gorges, the picturesque villages of Provence, the local markets and much more.
So if you’re looking for the perfect place to spend your holiday in the Verdon, look no further! Camping International d’Aups welcomes you for an unforgettable outdoor holiday. Book now and enjoy all that this Verdon campsite has to offer!