Discover a magical place in the heart of Lower Verdon: Quinson on the edge of the Verdon Gorge, water sports and nature activities on the program. Also visit the fabulous museum of prehistory!
We are located near the village of Quinson, on the beach of Montmeyan. On the shore opposite the village of Quinson!
Quinson, in the Verdon, culture and water sports
Quinson is a very old village, on the edge of the Verdon at the level of the Bass Gorges. Its cliffs give it a very wild aspect even if this place is very well equipped to welcome the visitors in search of adventures, freshness and nautical leisure activities. Many activities are available to visitors, from hiking and climbing to water activities such as electric boats, paddle boats and canoe kayaks.
Where is Quinson?
Small village of just over 400 inhabitants, located in the Alpes de Haute Provence, between Moustiers Ste Marie, Manosque and Draguignan in the Var. It is surrounded by other charming villages of Bas Verdon: Saint Laurent du Verdon, Montmeyan or Esparron de Verdon or Régusse.
Quinson and its museum of prehistory
Quinson also offers an interesting museum of prehistory that tells the very old habitat of this privileged region. The prehistoric site offers a narrative of the habitats that have followed each other for more than 400,000 years, culminating in the Baume Bonne cave.
All periods of prehistory are represented: making it a site of rare historical wealth. Caves are also visible along the water during your walk in the Gorges du Verdon.
Verdon Regional Nature Park
When you visit Quinson, take the opportunity to visit the Bass Gorges by electric boat, pedal boat or canoe! Indeed the Verdon is a paradise for lovers of water activities. Tourism and agriculture are the main economies of the Gorges du Verdon. Thus, one will find the culture of the olive tree and delicious olive oils AOC Provence as well as vineyards.
Water sports in the Verdon: we give it to heart!
With the immediate proximity of Lake Montmeyan-Quinson and the Gorges, it's possible to indulge in electric boat
or / and stand up paddle in peace and breathtaking landscape. The Verdon Bas, wilder and a little less touristy than the Haut Verdon, promises you nice hours with family or friends.