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Terre des Lacs The park What's to be done in the park and nearby?

What's to be done in the park and nearby?

Sports activities or relaxation, extreme sports or relaxing walks?  At Terre des Lacs or immediately nearby, you will find what you are looking for.



Climbing - more than 200 lengths distributed on several sectors, for the beginners as for the confirmed (of 3 + in the 8a +).
Canyon -at 5 minutes from the park,  the canyon of Saint-Auban, one of the most visited sites in the region. Nearby within a few km the canyons of Mujouls, d'Aiglun, of Riolan and of high Jabron.
Mountain Biking - Several paths and different tracks of level and length from Terre des Lacs, with or without guide.
Course in the Trees -In the Park, 3 courses and 27 obstacles . A baby park of 5 obstacles without belt (from 2 to 6 years). A course of 14 various obstacles (bridge, deck of monkey bars, swing of Tarzan, stirrups, Tyrolean). A course Tyrolean above the lakes of 8 obstacles (maximum 120 meters). In 25 min. by car for the confirmed, the courses of  La Moulière or Castellane in Verdon Canyon.
Horseback Riding - All summer, from  June to September, horse rides, pony rides and in carriage for the smallest.
Trout Fishing - Traditional fishing or fly-fishing from March till November.
Hiking - Terre des Lacs is on the plan of the GR 510. Departure of several small paths and average hikes, full-day or a half-day.
Snowshoe Hiking - Departure from the park, but also the closest 2 ski resorts (Vauplane – 15 minutes by car or Gréolières les Neiges 20 minutes by car).
Off-Trail Skiing - Surrounding summits, at more than 1800 meters in height.
SkiingVauplane, Small ski resort, is situated about 15 minutes from the Gite (3 ski tows and 1 line tow). Others a little farther that you can take advantage of are family ski stations(resorts) Gréolières les Neiges and  l'Audibergue.
Paragliding - At approximately 30 min. from the park by car, 3 sites in the very renowned landscapes: Lachens, Saint André les Alpes and Gréolières.
Relaxing Area -Wooden play area (slide, small climbing wall, net, swings); picnic tables, petanque course, baby park...


Biological Reserve of Monts d’Azur - Visit the 700 hectares of the reserve in carriage and/or on foot among the herds of buffalo, prehistoric horses of Przewalski, moose, deers …
Parc Alpha - - visit the reserve of wolves
Visit of the ruins of the castle and the Oppidum du Tracastel with Les Géophiles
Visit the chevrerie de Soleilhas/Farm de la Gourette
Visit the sheep farm of Saint-Auban
Visit the farm of Thorenc/farm of Escaillon
The Canyons of Verdon


Lake of Castillon - 25 minutes from the park
Municipal Pool of Castellane - 25 minutes from the park


The French Riveria, the beaches, Monaco, Marineland...
The National park of Mercantour, its summits in + of 3000 m, and its park of wolves / Parc Alpha...