Departement of the Alpes de Haute Provence - Verdon - Pop.: 400 inh.
On route D11, which links St. Maximin (44km.) to Riez (21km).
Quinson is a very plesasant village on the banks of the Verdon surrounded by beautiful countryside.
It is close to many picturesque spots to visit such as the Verdon gorges, the Valensole plateau and its lavender, and of course the three lakes: Quinson , Sainte Croix , and Esparron .
The nautic base located in Quinson allows the connection to the Esparron de Verdon lake.
The old village which was perched on the cliff and dates back to Roman times is witness to the long past of Quinson.
The present village is inside fortified walls and two towers are still visible.One of them gives access to the pretty church square.
You can not miss the Museum of Prehistory of the Gorges du Verdon.
Swimming is prohibited.
Nautic base Quinson (electric boat rentals).
River and lake water sports. Hiking.
Tennis. Mountain biking.
Guides for hiking and climbing available through the tourist office.
Crafts : pottery workshop, a sculptor in iron and a wood turner.
Bed and breakfast.