Located in the Alpes de Haute-Provence, the village of Quinson is dominated by the north Valensole, while south is a valley spread out before him close which ends in the Lower Gorges of Verdon. The region is inhabited Quinson in the early ages of man, and archaeological discoveries have been sufficient to justify the creation of a town in the Museum of Prehistory, new, very modern design and well documented.
Built on the heights before the sake defensive, the village of Quinson is now built on the edge of the valley since the late fifteenth century. In this village, there is still an important part of the walls, which included at that time two doors and seven towers.
Quinson is the ideal starting point for a tour of the Lower Gorges du Verdon, whether electric boat or canoe. With a little patience, you will come out after a pleasant expedition, peaceful and enchanting, the withholding of Esparron. Near the village you will also, if you are adept at climbing, thrilling few hours.
Quinson, a small village close to the Alpes de Haute Provence, then meets alone sport, the pleasure of discovery or hiking, but also a cultural dynamic and exciting.
To see in Quinson
Museum of Prehistory of the Verdon Gorge
A list of hotels in Quinson
Hotels Verdon Gorges
A list of campgrounds in Quinson
Campings Verdon Gorges
A list of lodgings - Bed and Breakfast in Quinson
Bed and Breakfast Verdon Gorges