Bauduen Nautical Centre


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Situated between the Haut Var and the Alpes de Hautes Provence, 1h30 from Marseille, Toulon or Manosque, the Sainte Croix Lake is an artificial water reservoir created in 1973, in the heart of the Verdon regional park.

Covering an area of 2200 hectares, this body of water is also a mecca for water sports and freshwater fishing. At an altitude of 480 meters, the weather conditions are varied and pleasant, the Mistral wind blows for thrill seekers, a thermal wind is established on summer afternoons and the calm and clear waters await you for your walks and swimming. The center offers various nautical activities. In the program of these days, come and enjoy the outings and baptisms organized on different supports (catamaran, windsurfing, dinghy, paddle, kayak).

Sports school : Information

CN Bauduen's team of instructors welcomes you to the
training sessions on Wednesdays and Saturdays all year round. From 1:30 pm to 5 pm.

Thanks to its state-qualified sports teachers, you can also practice : archery.

For the 10 - 16 years old the Var department has set up a "Discovery Sport Pass", once or twice a year. Register to discover one of these activities at

The center organizes outdoor sports camps during the school vacations.

Do not hesitate to contact us!


  • Car park
  • Defibrillator


  • Pets welcome
  • Canoe hire
  • Stand up paddle rental
  • Leisure Center
  • Catamaran rental
  • Windsurf rental
  • Rental of sailing dinghy


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Phone +33 6 48 580 580

Quartier Les Aires
83630 - BAUDUEN

Modified from 10/06/2021 by "Office de Tourisme Intercommunal Lacs et Gorges du Verdon".

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From 02/06 to 13/06
Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 9 am and 5 pm.
Closed on Monday.

From 14/06 to 13/09
Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 9 am and 5 pm. On Sunday between 10.30 am and 5.30 pm.
Closed on Monday.


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