Draguignan, the "city of the Dragon", is the main agglomeration of Dracénie. Rich in history, having for example the ruins of the Roman roads and a medieval old town, it is also renowned for its military past, illustrated by the Artillery Museum. Located 25km from the sea, with the beaches of Saint-Raphael and Saint-Maxime, it is also one hour away from Lake St. Croix and the Gorges du Verdon, also surrounded by the Provencal villages of Flayosc, Lorgues and Figanières.
The Regional Natural Park of Verdon, and its Gorges in particular, are part of an exceptional natural heritage. The Gorges du Verdon result of erosion by the river Verdon, and now stand as gigantic limestone cliffs that lead to Lake St. Croix. The park of Verdon is a remarkable place to practice many activities: water sports, rafting, canoeing, water sports, sailing, water skiing, fishing, air sports, paragliding, hang gliding, gliding, climbing, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking ...
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