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On the D11 road, which links Saint Maximin (44km) to Riez (21km).

Population : 400 inhabitants

Discover the village of Quinson, in the Verdon area

Quinson dans le Verdon

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.

village de Quinson

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.

What to see

The ruins of old Quinson.
Prehistoric caves of La Baume Bonne.
The Gorges du Verdon Prehistory Museum.

Leisure activities

Swimming is prohibited.
Nautic base Quinson (electric boat rentals).
River and lake water sports. Hiking.
Tennis. Mountain biking.
Fishing. Climbing.
Guides for hiking and climbing available through the tourist office.
Crafts : pottery workshop, a sculptor in iron and a wood turner.


Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.


Montmeyan (7km), Saint Laurent du Verdon (8km) and Esparron du Verdon (9km).

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