sainte-croix-provenceIdeas of tours to do by car to visit the villages, the most trained can do it by bike or e-bike:

Around Lake St. Croix: Moustiers Sainte Marie, the Salles sur Verdon, Bauduen, St. Croix du Verdon:
You will soon notice that the village of les Salles has no great interest as it is the youngest village in France, the former village is in the bottom of the lake. To discover the very moving history of this village, we advise you to go and see the photo exhibition in les Salles in Verdon tourism office while touring around Ct Croix Lake.gypserie-riez-provence

In the canyon of Verdon : La Palud, Rougon, Castellane, Trigance, Aiguines

In the lower Verdon canyon: Baudinard, Artignosc, Saint Laurent, Montagnac Montpezat, Quinson, Esparron, Gréoux-les-Bains

On the Valensole flat land: Puimoisson, Valensole, Riez, Roumoules; this tour is particularly memorable when lavenders are blooming in June-July.

clocher-provence-puimoissonTo go further in your discovery, we recommend 2 options that seduced us:

The Verdon visits of villages on hidden tracks with Genevieve. You will discover the villages in another way: through the life of the inhabitants of Provence for centuries, their work, customs and beliefs; on a ½ day or full day. These walks are accessible to families.

And also Anne from Provisito, she will drive you by minibus and make you discover the Haute Provence, its landscapes, traditions, cultures … without worrying about the road, traffic and driving. And new in 2014: Getaway in Provence with Auriane.