Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France is a charming small resort on the west coast of the Lac de Sainte-Croix in Provence

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon. For detailed visitor information see the Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bauduen at 3 km and Aiguines at 8 km.

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 3 km (direction east)

The Lac de Sainte-Croix is a popular leisure lake with beaches near...

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide


Seaside resort at 3 km (direction south-east), in the Var department

Bauduen is a pretty village with a beach on the shores of...

See Bauduen guide


at 8 km (direction east), in the Var department

Aiguines is a small traditional Provencal village between the Lac de Sainte-Croix...

See Aiguines guide


at 8 km (direction north-west)

Your trip to the village of Riez should include the baptistery, 5th...

See Riez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-east)

The setting of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie below steep cliffs and the lively historic centre...

See Moustiers guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-east), in the Var department

This pleasant town is interesting to visit during your stay near the...

See Aups guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

Valensole is surrounded by lavender fields, and the lavender industry is also...

See Valensole guide


at 22 km (direction west)

The small spa town of Gréoux-les-Bains is well situated to explore the...

See Greoux-les-Bains guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Var department

Villecroze is a charming small village with a quaint historic centre and...

See Villecroze guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Var department

Tourtour is a very attractive and traditional Provencal village with a great...

See Tourtour guide
Gorges du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Scenery at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

These gorges in northern Provence are one of the most impressive scenic...

See Gorges du Verdon guide


at 24 km (direction east), in the Var department

Trigance is a charming small village and castle to the east of...

See Trigance guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-east), in the Var department

Nicely situated in the Bresque river valley, both the medieval quarter and...

See Salernes guide


at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Var department

The most striking characteristic of Barjols is the large number of washhouses,...

See Barjols guide

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Markets in and near Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon

  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (11km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (16km)
  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Greoux-les-Bains: market Thursday (22km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (30km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (31km)
  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France

What to do at Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (33km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (37km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (3km)
  • Lac de Quinson (12km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (15km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (18km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (33km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (33km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (33km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (34km)
  • Lac de Castillon (34km)

Geography and distances

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon is in the south-east of France at 38 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon is 637 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon

Canton: Valensole

Arrondissement: Digne-les-Bains

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 04500

Distance to Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 637 km

from Calais: 862 km

from Nice: 90 km

from Bordeaux: 548 km

from Strasbourg: 550 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Nice or Marseille airport. Driving is also possible - by car from Calais the drive takes about 11 hours. For driving distances to Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baudinard-sur-Verdon, Bauduen, Les SalLes sur-Verdon and Montagnac-Montpezat.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon