Youth Hostel Castellane - Bastide Petra Castellana


The youth hostel La Bastide Petra Castellana is an old restored farmhouse located in the heart of the Verdon.

Open all year round

Reception hours: 8am-8pm

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The youth hostel La Bastide Petra Castellana is located in the south-east of the medieval town of Castellane, a stone’s throw from the hiking trails of the Verdon. In the heart of the National Geological Reserve of Haute-Provence, located between the Alps and the Mediterranean, the town of Castellane is a terrestrial paradise. Finally, this Provencal town is located at the door of a sublime treasure : the Gorges du Verdon!

Access information about the youth hostel :

services of the youth hostel of Castellane - Bastide Petra Castellana


15 beds
3 rooms
Rooms with 2, 3, 8 beds


No restoration

Available services

Independent kitchen / Laundry / Relaxation area / Playground / Garden / Bike garage


Supermarket / Restaurants / Market / Tourist office

services of the youth hostel for groups


No restoration

Available room(s)

No meeting room


No parking for coaches

You like
  • Being near the Verdon, an exceptional natural setting.
  • Relax on the terrace and enjoy the view.
  • Enjoy the outdoor activities of Castellane.
  • Share a good moment between travelers on the terrace.

the activities of the youth hostel of Castellane - Bastide Petra Castellana

Castellane seduces by the nature and the atmosphere of the south. On the Verdon river, you will be introduced to local sports activities and to the pleasures of swimming. Then, along the river, horseback riding, walking or biking are possible to discover the treasures of the region. In particular, beautiful panoramic views are to be discovered on the way to the Notre-Dame du Roc chapel. At 2,3 km, discover the Pentagonal Tower located in the Regional Natural Park of Verdon. This tower dominates the city and is the most imposing of the entire fortification system. You can’t miss it ! Finally, you can visit many craftsmen: producers of honey, ewe’s milk cheese or soap!

  • Hiking
  • Mountain bike / VTC
  • Canyoning
  • Rafting
  • Monuments / Castles / Museums
  • Natural heritage

Map & access


Castellane > 1.9 km

Access by road

Via the A51 then N85 direction Castellane

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