Vallée du Haut Verdon attractions

Village in Vallée du Haut Verdon

Colmars-les-Alpes

With its towers, turrets and ramparts, this medieval village looks like a relic from a Monty Python film set. In the late 14th century, the valleys around Allos and Barcelonnette to the north were given to the Duchy…
Lake in Vallée du Haut Verdon

Lac d’Allos

It’s worth the trek (and metered traffic) to reach Europe's largest alpine lake, Lac d’Allos (2226m; inaccessible fall to spring). From Allos, narrow, bumpy D226 climbs 12km to parking; then it's a 40-minute walk. T…