A guide to France’s best canyoning descents
From high mountain technical canyoning in the French Alps to super-fun warm water descents in the Verdon Gorge, France has a huge variety of canyoning descents.
The south of France is a world-class destination for canyoning and the Alpes-Maritimes and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence regions have some of the best descents. The stunning scenery, crystal clear water and the variety of the canyons attract both holiday makers looking for a challenging activity and serious canyoning enthusiasts alike.
Canyoning is a great way to explore some of the French Alps’ most inaccessible yet beautiful landscapes. The high mountain terrain that makes the French Alps such a great place for winter sports also make it ideal for canyoning. Spring meltwater fills rivers and carves out deep canyons perfect for exploration. Slip down natural water-slides, leap into crystal clear pools, abseil down waterfalls and zip-line across ravines, canyoning blends a mix of French Alps outdoor sports into one memorable adventure.
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Our canyoning partners offer full-day and half-day canyoning adventures and cater to all abilities and group sizes. Canyoning adventures are staged in magnificent mountain terrain in remote locations. Take a guide, you’ll be safer and you’ll have a lot more fun.