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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Var

Located in the heart of the Verdon, on the left bank of the Grand Canyon and 7 km of Lake St. Croix, the village of Aiguines will seduce you with its unique story about the filming and production of wood studded balls, and as unforgettable landscapes and breathtaking.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude43.7747960 (N 43° 46’ 29”)
Longitude6.2430250 (E 6° 14’ 35”)
AltitudeFrom 470m to 1572m
Surface area114.33 km²
Population271 inhabitants
Density2 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureToulon (112 km, 1h39)
Insee code83002
IntercommunalityCC Lacs et Gorges du Verdon
RegionFrench Riviera

Nearest cities & towns

Les Salles-sur-Verdon7.1 km (13 min)
Moustiers-Sainte-Marie15.6 km (23 min)
Vérignon18.5 km (24 min)
Aups21 km (25 min)
Bauduen22 km (28 min)
Moissac-Bellevue26 km (30 min)
Roumoules27 km (33 min)
Puimoisson28 km (38 min)
Régusse28 km (32 min)
Baudinard-sur-Verdon29 km (36 min)
Riez30 km (36 min)
La Palud-sur-Verdon30 km (40 min)
Tourtour31 km (40 min)
Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon31 km (37 min)

Things to see and do

To fully explore the village, a heritage tour is offered. There are several hiking trails around the village, such as the GR 99 amount to much room. The discovery of the Grand Canyon can be reached by car, walk the path of Imbut, canoe, kayak, pedal boat, electric boat or different climbing routes. The thrills are provided by the bungee jump, the discovery of Whitewater Canyon or paragliding.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Each year "The Day Bio and Nature" runs the beginning of the summer.

The third Thursday of July we propose Market potters.

The votive festival of the village held the first weekend of August.

"Days of Wood Shot" are going to mid-August.

For the detailed program of the festivities, contact the Tourist Office Aiguines.


View of the village of Aiguines
View of the village of Aiguines
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Aqua trekking in the Verdon Grand Canyon
Sports sensations70 € Aiguines
Rafting in the Verdon Gorges
Sports sensations35 € to 70 € Castellane (23 km)
Rafting on the Verdon
Sports sensations33 € to 65 € Castellane (23 km)
Canyoning or Rafting in the Verdon Gorges
Sports sensations33 € to 68 € Castellane (23 km)
Stand-up Paddle on Lake Castillon
Sports sensations8 € Saint-André-les-Alpes (30 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Olive tree path
HikeEasy1h30Estoublon (19.6 km)
Around Gréoux-les-Bains by electric bike
Cycling itineraryEasy2h30Gréoux-les-Bains (29 km)
Tour of Volonne Lake
HikeEasy2h15Volonne (42 km)
Tour of the old village
HikeEasy2h00Châteauneuf-Val-Saint-Donat (43 km)
Bells of Barles
HikeIntermediate4h30La Robine-sur-Galabre (44 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals