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Edouard Martel (1859-1938), the inventor of potholing, was the first to explore these gorges in 1905-06. In the 1920s lookout points were built along the canyon, and in 1947 a cliff road (D 71), known as the Corniche Sublime, was constructed on the south bank. The northern Ridge Road (D 23) was, however, only completed in 1973. Both routes command superb views of this outstanding natural site. Make a point of stopping at the bBalcons de la Mescla and at the belvederes of Carelle, Escalès, Tilleul and Point Sublime, between La Palud and Castellane.

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    • Language: ita
    • Position : As a couple

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    Veramente un panorama suggestivo! Avvistati anche alcuni rapaci, tra i quali, il falco pellegrino ed il gipeto!

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    • Language: gbr
    • Position : With family

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    Far from my home in Australia, in Haute Provence, we walked 14 kilometres along the Sentier Martel through Le Gorge du Verdon. It was totally awesome, with breathtaking vistas and challenging terrain. Highlights were the knuckle-whitening climb down 240 iron stairs bolted into the side of a chasm in the gorge, and groping our way by torch light through two long tunnels cut through a mountain. Wow! There's nothing quite like this in Australia!!

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