A spectacular red-rock canyon above the Var River, described as the Colorado of the Alps. At many points along the canyon, the road splits in two, with one direction tunnelling through rock and the other siding around the cliffs edge.

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Castellane

Driving Time: 57 mins (48km/30mi)

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Barcelonnette

Driving Time: 1 hour 42 mins (70km/43mi)

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Grasse

Driving Time: 1 hour 45 mins (116km/72mi)

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Nearby Places to Stay

Castellane

Driving Time: 57 mins (48km/30mi)

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Barcelonnette

Driving Time: 1 hour 42 mins (70km/43mi)

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Grasse

Driving Time: 1 hour 45 mins (116km/72mi)

See Grasse deals