If you spend the summer on the coast, the 560 mi of coastline with unrivalled facilities has everything you could possibly wish for in terms of nautical sports.
If you are more a fan of white water, head up to Verdon, Ubaye, Durance, Guil and Drac, to name but a few.
Many water courses in the region are ideal for canoeing, kayaking, rafting, canyoning etc.
20, rue Nationale 04120 Castellane, France.
Tel./Fax: (+33) (0)4 92 83 67 24
Websites: www.montagneetriviere.com / www.rafting-castellane.com
There are plenty of spots for waters sports lovers to enjoy themselves, including Verdon, Ubaye, Coulomp and Bléone.© Rzdeb / iStock
With its 300 days of sunshine a year, Sisteron is one of the villages this river passes through.© Flavio Vallenari / iStock
Hiking, cycle touring, paragliding and mountain climbing are all different ways to discover the mountain.© ManuKro / iStock
There are many pros at hand to take you up onto the mountain.© Stéphane GEUS / 123RF
Canoeing, kayaking, rafting, whitewater swimming: the rivers are great fun for water sports enthusiasts.© Simonkr / iStock