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Great way to see and experience Gorge du Verdon

We left the car at point sublime and took the bus to Chalet de la Marline, which is the recommended... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Excellent hike. Attractive views on the river and gorge, tunnel passes, possibility to stay near the river

Long and tiring, but very rewarding hike. Goes through the best part of Verdon gorge, along the... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

We left the car at point sublime and took the bus to Chalet de la Marline, which is the recommended direction. The bus only took the amount of people that could be seated, so if you choose to do this, make sure you're there early...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank zombieoctopus
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Long and tiring, but very rewarding hike. Goes through the best part of Verdon gorge, along the river, partly in the shade. Views change as much as the altitude of the path (which is easy to follow)

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

The Sentier Blanc-Martel takes you down into a stunning gorge, to a brilliantly blue-green river. Words cannot do this view justice, other than to say it is unique and breath-taking, and absolutely worth the time. I have wanted to do this trail for a few...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank Yossi M
Reviewed 10 May 2018

This hike is superb. It's true that it takes a long time to finish but your effort and sweat (depend on what month of the year you go) will be rewarded with the natural beauty of Gorge du Verdon. IT IS A ONE WAY HIKE,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank bud0ngd
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We did this hike in May of 2015 and it was breathtaking! The water is so beautiful and the scenery is just amazing. There are some tricky spots to navigate and a crazy big staircase to climb but it is so worth it. Definitely bring...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Kathryn P
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

If you can walk for 6 hours then you can do this hike. It is not difficult even if you are afraid of heights. It is easier and more beautiful to walk from Chalet de la Maline to Point Sublime. Park your car at Park...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Nina S
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

If you're spending your holiday in the Provence area, make sure to visit the Gorge de Verdon. If you fancy hiking, do the Sentier Martel Trail. We started at Chalet La Maline and it took us about 5 hrs (including a swimming and picnic break)....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Timothy_Jules
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Tunnels, teetering stairs, stunning gorge views, it's got it all. It's a one-way hike that takes most of the day, but if you are in shoulder season as we were, then the shuttles aren't running and you can't get back to your car. No matter,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
5  Thank Angela M
Reviewed 13 June 2016

So, first of all there are different levels of difficulty for hikes in France: - Very easy (short hike, less than one hour) - Easy (hike less than too hours, no particular difficulty) - Medium (between 3 and 4 hours, and/or some difficulties) - Difficult...More

Date of experience: June 2016
11  Thank Eliselev
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We parked at Point Sublime and got the bus to Chalet Maline on a packed bus. We decided to get down to the gorge quickly to avoid any crowds and found the path well marked and well trodden. There are signs saying take lots of...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Response from Nina S | Reviewed this property |
Good walking shoes are enough, I did not use neither hiking boots. It is more like walking, not that much hiking. It is more beautiful to walk from Maline to Sublime and definitely also easier. Can not answer regarding... More