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Sentier Blanc-Martel

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in La Palud-sur-Verdon
12.4 km
5h 30min
Very difficult
  • This is an unmissable hike if you want to admire the Grand
    Canyon from within. You’ll walk upstream next to the Verdon
    river from Chalet de la Maline to Couloir Samson (the Samson
    This hike offers a unique panoramic view, with the path
    overlooking the river. This hike is difficult and varied with the
    Brèche-Imbert stairs and the passage through the tunnels (with
    the Baou tunnel being 670m long). Make sure you have a torch
    for this part.
    The duration of this hike and the weather conditions must be
    taken into consideration to enjoy this hike as much as possible.
    Not recommended for children under 8 years old or for people
    with severe vertigo.
    Dogs are forbidden. Swimming in the Verdon is also forbidden.
    There is a paid shuttle service between April and September
    linking the start and end points. Ask at the tourism offices for
    more information.

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    All year round.

    Subject to snow conditions.
  • Environment
    • Riverside
    • Near shuttle stop
    • Close to GR footpath
    • Waterside
    • Overview on river
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)