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Castellane

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Castellane - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
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Castellane village, dominated by its famous Roc and Our Lady Chapel, offers a wide range of activities including hiking and water sports are the main stars. It is the strategic gateway to the Verdon Gorges, but also a good base for targeted visits on the French Riviera, the Southern Alps.

Indeed, Castellane a village of Haute-Provence and is at the crossroads of the Napoleon road and roads of lavender, in the heart of the Parc Naturel Régional du Verdon.

The village, classified "city of character" has managed to preserve and enhance its cultural heritage, and three monuments are also classified. It is pleasant to stroll through the narrow streets with their colorful houses.

Geographical information

MunicipalityCastellane
Postcode04120
Tourism labels
Latitude43.8462419 (N 43° 50’ 46”)
Longitude6.5137000 (E 6° 30’ 49”)
AltitudeFrom 639m to 1761m
Surface area117.79 km²
Population1596 inhabitants
Density13 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureDigne-les-Bains (52 km, 45 min)
Insee code04039
IntercommunalityCC du Moyen-Verdon
DepartmentAlpes-de-Haute-Provence
RegionProvence

Nearest cities & towns

La Garde5.3 km (7 min)
Chasteuil10.8 km (16 min)
Le Bourguet11.2 km (18 min)
Demandolx11.5 km (19 min)
Saint-Julien-du-Verdon13.6 km (21 min)
Peyroules14.8 km (19 min)
Brenon16.5 km (27 min)
Vergons16.8 km (22 min)
La Martre17 km (21 min)
Angles18.7 km (28 min)
Châteauvieux18.9 km (25 min)
Trigance18.9 km (25 min)
Senez19.2 km (23 min)
Soleilhas19.6 km (29 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Photos

The old bridge at the foot of the rock of the Notre Dame du Roc
The old bridge at the foot of the rock of the Notre Dame du Roc
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The lake and dam Chaudanne
The lake and dam Chaudanne
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Notre Dame du Roc overlooking Castellane
Notre Dame du Roc overlooking Castellane
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The Eoulx castle in the town of Castellane
The Eoulx castle in the town of Castellane
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Rafting in the Verdon Gorges
Sports sensations35 € to 70 € Castellane
Rafting on the Verdon
Sports sensations33 € to 65 € Castellane
Canyoning or Rafting in the Verdon Gorges
Sports sensations33 € to 68 € Castellane
Stand-up Paddle on Lake Castillon
Sports sensations8 € Saint-André-les-Alpes (13.6 km)
Aqua trekking in the Verdon Grand Canyon
Sports sensations70 € Aiguines (18.1 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Peak of the Eagle
HikeIntermediate3h30Thorenc (24 km)
Olive tree path
HikeEasy1h30Estoublon (29 km)
Défens Wood and the Siagne Gorges
HikeIntermediate3h00Callian (31 km)
Heritage itinerary
Village visitEasy1h30Gréolières (35 km)
Les Miroirs hike
HikeEasy2h45Gréolières (35 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels