The Gorges du Verdon, located in south-eastern France (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence), is a river canyon, considered to be one of the most beautiful in Europe. It is about 25 km/16 mi long and up to 700 m/2296 ft deep, formed by the Verdon River and named after for its startling turquoise-green color.
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Canyoning in Vikaki Canyon, Zagorochoria, Epirus Region Greece
The region of Zagorohoria is a premier destination for a number of outdoor activities, including canyoning. Vikaki Canyon offers a unique opportunity to explore the rich vegetation of the gorge, see from really close endangered animal species and enjoy the crystal waters.
The meeting point is at the village of Tsepelovo and the duration of this thrilling activity is approximately 4-6 hours. In addition, the best period to visit the site is from May till late October. Keep in mind that, in many parts it is needed to swim in the cold waters, so a neoprene wetsuit is necessary.
Furthermore, the route is considered of moderate difficulty and is addressed to all experience levels of reasonable physical condition. Last but not least, after your canyoning experience, you should visit some of the many picturesque villages of Zagorochoria, taste the famous traditional pies made from pure, local products and enjoy high quality accommodation options.