Alpes de Haute-Provence

The "Alpes de Haute-Provence" department, between sea and mountains, between the French riviera and the southern Alps montains is an ideal place for whitewater activities such as rafting, canoeing, kayaking, tubing canyoning ...


Rafting, Canoeing, Tubing departing from Entrevaux

Rafting, Canoeing, Tubing departing from Entrevaux

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Rafting, Canoeing, Tubing departing from Entrevaux

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Entrevaux activities

At the boundary between the departments of the "Alpes Maritimes" and "Alpes de Haute Provence", the Vauban walled city of Entrevaux is one of the most beautiful in Provence.

Cross the drawbridge and penetrate the walls of the medieval village of Entrevaux. The maze of narrow streets takes you back centuries, like in the middle ages. Perched at the top of the cliff, you can see the citadel, overlooking the village of nearly 200 meters. The view from this architectural feat offers an exceptional panorama of the Var Valley and the "Haute Provence".

Entrevaux is ideally located. At the heart of "haute Provence", near magnificent places like les gorges de Daluisles grès d’Annotand the famous Verdon gorges.

Book an activity with us and enjoy beautiful landscapes that we will make you discover.


Rafting et activités en Haute Provence

Rafting et activités en Haute Provence

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Haute Provence

The northern part of the Alpes Maritimes department called "Haute Provence" offers very wild and very varied scenery.

Here is the gateway to the Grandes Alpes. with the river Var that takes its sources near the Italian border at 2 800 meters. Here flows fresh water in the middle of exceptionnal sandstone cliffs that permit many kind of activities like rafting, canyoning or Hiking in incredibly beautifull places like “La Vallée du Var”, “Les Gorges de Daluis”, “Les Grès d’Annot”...

La Vallée du Var with the Var river offers water activities all over the year.

Les Gorges de Daluis is an optimal place for Rafting with its canyon where can surge important quantity of turbulent water.

Les Grès d’Annot are a well known sandstone bar where you can enjoy Climbing.

If you hesitate or want more, contact us for special combined activities.


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Var Valley

If you want to practice outdoor activities near the French riviera and the city of Cannes and Nice, the Var Valley is a good choice for you.

The Var river offers through the "Alpes Maritimes" translucent whitewater from its source at the summit of Mercantour, to its mouth in the "Mer Méditerrannée". This river is always accessible due to its natural flow and is ideal to pratice many water activitieses :

The Var valley starts at 2 800m above sea and offer 100 kms of navigable route through the hinterland of southern France. In the spring, during the snow melts, the river is swollen by water and turns into a very playful river sport for all rafting and tubing fans. In summer, the level is lower but the canoe and kayak raft take over rafting to ensure the continuity of fun and sporty river activities.

Our water activities departures are near the village of Entrevaux. Depending on the length of the chosen route, we can arrive at “Puget-Théniers”, “Touët-sur-Var" or "Malaussène”. Then we provide a way back to Entrevaux where you can join another vertical activities.

Outside the Var river, we also offer many incredible activities that will leave you stunned : check our different difficulty levels for canyoning activities, discover the Var valley from the top walking on via ferrata "Les Demoiselles de Castagnet".


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Rafting at the northern part of the department of "Alpes Maritimes", near the National Park of Mercantour.

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Rafting "Les Gorges du Daluis"

Called "Le Colorado Niçois", its nickname speaks for itself, "Les Gorges du Daluis" are a breathtaking scenery ! Let your eyes be fascinated by the massive red ocher cliffs.

In the middle of sheer cliffs, the Var river dug a deep canyon that can reach 200 meters depth. At the end of the winter, the melting snow creates a very sporty Rafting ride that will please sporty and experimented people.

Rafting "Les Gorges du Daluis", where numerous rapids are linked through narrow valleys and tight corners, is reserved for riders who have already received an introduction on a more accessible route in the Var River or the Verdon gorge.

"Les Gorges du Daluis" are at the northern part of the department of "Alpes Maritimes", near the National Park of Mercantour.


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Rock climbing "Grés d’Annot"

Located at the feet of a high sandstone bar, the city of Annot is a renowned site for Climbing.

Worldwidly known, this site is composed of huge blocks of rocks with flaws and loopholes, its originality lies in its sandstone rocks, very different from the limestone rock that we can discover in the Verdon gorge.

On site, Base Sport Nature offers many climbing activities from beginners to advanced.

The city of Annot is easily accessible by car from the French Riviera.