Castillon Lake, a must-visit during your holiday!
Between Castellane to the south and Saint-André-les-Alpes to the north, the emerald waters of Castillon Lake stretch for 8km. When on holiday in the Gorges du Verdon, it is one of those beauty spots you really shouldn’t miss, whether or not you are travelling with children! Encircled by the Préalpes d’Azur, it makes the perfect place for bathing, hiking and white water sports. Get away to a fabulous new world when camping with Sandaya!
In the heart of the exceptional scenery of Haute-Provence, your campsite near the Verdon is a dream of a destination to take a deep breath of pure fresh air in the midst of nature. In the comfort of a fully-equipped cottage or on an authentic camping pitch, discover how good life can be on a campsite with heated swimming pool, free children’s clubs and sports grounds for all. On the programme for your stay: a whole day to explore Castillon Lake, right down to the smallest of its picturesque inlets!
Visit Castillon Lake with the family
With Castillon Lake and the Gorges du Verdon nearby, your Sandaya campsite in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence offers a truly special location for your holiday! And since the day is set to be bright and sunny, there’s not a second to lose: picnic hamper in hand it’s time to set off for the turquoise waters of Castillon Lake.
Fancy learning to sail? Head for the beach at Saint-André-les-Alpes, just at the northern tip of the lake. Or perhaps you prefer an outing by pedal-boat? Discover the Le Touron Bay at Saint-Julien-du-Verdon. Finally, for all those who love peace and tranquillity right at the water’s edge, you’ll certainly prefer the shores of the Le Cheiron beach in Castellane. You’ll even be able to hire a canoe to paddle off with all the family!
Visit Castillon Lake as a couple
Getting away is even better when there are two of you! So whether you’re fans of extreme sports or in search of serenity in the heart of nature, our campsite near the Verdon Natural Regional Park is going to be so good for you. Hiking around Castillon Lake, canyoning in the Gorges du Verdon, canoeing on the Saint-Croix Lake... The landscapes of Provence are home to a thousand and one activities in the midst of nature, so come and give them a go, and enjoy a romantic moment together!
And if you fancy heading for the heights, take a stroll through some of the hill-top villages that look down on Europe’s largest canyon. You won’t be able to resist the charm of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, one of the Most Beautiful Villages in France!
Camping Castillon lake: our handy tips for a successful stay
For all keen anglers, Castillon Lake is an ideal spot: trout, pikeperch and pike. Let’s just hope they’re biting!
Did you know? The largest sundial in the world is to be found... on the Castillon Lake dam.
With lavender fields as far as the eye can see, the Valensole Plateau is an absolute must visit during your stay in Provence!
Looking for the most sublime views over Castillon Lake? Head for the picturesque little streets of Saint-Julien-du-Verdon!