Bungee Jumping in Gorges du Verdon, Alpes de Haute Provence, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur France

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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 colour. Its most impressive part lies between the towns of Castellane and Moustiers-Sainte-Marie while at the end of the canyon, the Verdon River flows into the artificial lake of Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon.

Following the road of the Corniche Sublime, you meet a bridge called the Bridge of Artuby but whose real name is Bridge Chaulière. You may notice the bridge is crowded in its immediate surroundings.

There are three reasons for this: The first reason is the impressive view the bridge is giving in to the Gorges du Vernon. The second reason is that this bridge is well known for being composed of an enormous arch, 32.6 m/107 ft in width, overlooking at 180 m/590 ft above the small river, the Artuby, it makes you wanna hold your breath for quite a while. Glance assured, and dizziness for the most sensitive ones.

The third reason which attracts the attention of tourists is precisely at this particular height of the Pont de l’Artuby. Undoubtedly, this is simply the highest bridge in Europe for bungee jumping! Extreme discipline, it ensures you know the thrill ! From the bridge, the spectacle of these men and women falling into the gap, then suspended a few minutes between huge cliffs, is already impressive to visualize being attached on the elastic rope … I can not even imagine.

But brave practitioners will attempt no doubt the experience! And there are many each summer to queue on the bridge. With such an exceptional natural beauty over the bridge, adding to the emotion such a rush of adrenaline, it should indeed get a rare treat. The providers listed below will give you all information to make your first bungee jump. Bear in mind that such activity is highly dependent on weather conditions, and it can sometimes be canceled that day.