Discovery and observation of vultures in the Verdon
Discovery and observation of vultures in the Verdon
Discovery and observation of vultures in the Verdon
Discovery and observation of vultures in the Verdon
Discovery and observation of vultures in the Verdon

OBSERVATION OF VULTURES FROM THE ROUGON VILLAGE

Visit and discovery of vultures in the Rougon village of Verdon

1/2 DAY

On the road of vultures in Vergon Gorges

Thanks to the presence of a specialist guide in the reintroduction of the species, dive into the heart of the Verdon to observe the magnificent vultures of the region. These scavengers raptors are of unparalleled elegance when in flight, and through this activity you can contemplate this unusual show.

From the Rougon village, a tour guide will take you on the lookout and you will discover the secrets of these birds, finally unknowned to the general public.
You will learn to distinguish different species that are in the Verdon Gorges, such Fawn vulture, the majestic Monk vulture or the Egyptian vulture. If you're lucky, you'll even have the opportunity to observe pairs of vultures in their colony.

2H

09:30-11:30 / 18:00-20:00
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Arrival at the meeting point in the car park of the Rougon Chapel. From here, you will begin a first phase of observation of vultures and other bird species living in the Verdon Gorges.
Then you will walk to the village and its viewpoints and come face to "The Eagle Bar", where you will have the opportunity to admire a part of the colony of Fawn vultures and a couple of Egyptian vultures.

At the end of the activity, a small exhibition will be presented on these great scavengers. You will learn more about their evolution over the years and their reintroduction in France.
Binoculars and monoculars, essential tools for watching birds, will be at your disposal to enjoy the landscapes and birds.
  • Comfortable and appropriate clothing for a short hike
  • Hiking boots
  • Binoculars or telescopes (which can also be provided on site)
  • A bottle of water (1,5L/pers)
  • A snack
LocalisationRougon
Duration1/2 DAY
Lattitude43.79921
Longitude6.40078

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OBSERVATION OF VULTURES FROM THE ROUGON VILLAGE

OBSERVATION OF VULTURES FROM THE ROUGON VILLAGE

Visit and discovery of vultures in the Rougon village of Verdon

Plan & Accès

Meeting at the parking of the Rougon Chapel

  • The amazing landscapes offered by the Verdon Gorges
  • The diversity of vultures species and their history
  • Observing these scavengers in their natural habitat
  • The short visit of the charming village of Rougon

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