A small loop to regain reckless and adventurous spirit of these men who were fearless, accompanied perhaps by the great wings of the Verdon, namely – the griffon vulture.
By appointment only
Sunday and Tuesday (July and August) – morning –Walking time: 4 hours
Walking on the ridges, we will try to observe this emblematic animal of peaks and we will enjoy exceptional sunset and panorama. Using a hand-held telescope or binoculars recommended.
By appointment only
Sunday and Tuesday (July and August) – evening – Walking time: 4 hours
RATES (entry ticket to the Museum of woodturning included):
Also, other guided hikes are offered:
To provide for hikes: walking shoes or good sneakers, 1.5 liters of water per person, appetite suppressants, hat, sunscreen, warm clothing.
Mr Jean-Michel NOVARO
Instructor with state patent
+33 (0)6 79 33 72 10
+33 (0)6 73 63 47 57
Starting from the village, this unmarked foothpath will guide you to the wonderfull viewpoint of Col d’Illoire (967 meters high).
Walking time: 2 hours there-and-back trip
Description – Col d’Illoire EN
Let yourself be guided through the alleys of the village and discover its history, its natural and cultural heritage.
Walking time: 1h30
Description – “Entre nature et patrimoine”
Starting from the village, this trail offers the access to the Sainte-Croix lake and to the village of Les Salles-sur-Verdon. It’s suitable for families and for mountain bikers. Thanks to this path you can enjoy the natural heritage and landscapes of Aiguines.
Walking time: about 2 hours there-and-back trip
The Verdon footpaths offer to discover unforgettable viewpoints, but are classified as “difficult”. Always stay on footpaths and cross the Verdon river only on made-up footbridges (to avoid to be carried away by the river). Before hiking, feel free to contact the staff of the tourist office or of the town hall for more information.
This hike is inundeniably the most beautiful of the Grand Canyon. The footpath follows the Verdon bed up to the Imbut point (Imbut = funnel).
The start point is close to the Grand Canyon hotel, 15 kilometres far from the village.
Hike lenght: 9 kilometers
Descent / Ascent difference of level: 340 meters / 400 meters
Beware: This hike is unsuitable to children under 10 and to persons suffering from vertigo. Dogs are forbidden. Hiking leaflets, maps and guidebooks are available to be consulted or bought at the tourist office of Aiguines or in shops in the village.
Walking time: 4h30 – 5 hours there-and-back trip or 4 – 5 hours (the loop via the Vidal exit, difficult)
Details on: http://www.cheminsdesparcs.fr/pedestre/le-sentier-de-limbut/
The Grand Margès is 1577 meters at its highest point and offers an outstanding panorama. At the top, the view is surprising: you can see the Sainte-Croix Lake, the Valensole plateau, the lower part of the Grand Canyon, the foothills of the Alps near Digne or Castellane. The view goes from the Mont Ventoux and the Baronnies to the sea and the Massif des Maures.
Walking time: 4h30 – 5 hours there-and-back trip