The Verdon Gorge located between Avignon & Nice is the largest canyon in Europe. The beautiful scenery can be viewed via a drive on the southern rim. Also there are opportunities for hiking & white-water rafting.
The Gorges du Verdon or Verdon Gorge is located in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence region of France. The Gorges ends at the Lac de Sainte-Croix. It's a great place to spend the weekend. See our recommendations on what to see and do.