Welcome to everyone who loves unspoilt nature, outdoor sports, heritage gems, good food and sunshine!
You won’t be able to stop yourself falling in love with the outstanding landscapes painted in colours worthy of the best Cézanne artworks: deep green trees, intense blue skies, turquoise waters, bright yellow sun and sunflowers, and vibrant purple, fragrant lavender.
There are countless ways to explore our region’s treasures: canyoning, rafting, hiking, paragliding, cycling, boating and more. Time has no meaning here: stroll along the village lanes, admire our wealth of architectural heritage and traditional arts (pottery, woodturning, etc.) and treat yourself to our fruit and vegetables ripened in the wonderful Provence sunshine. In short, savour your holiday!
Come visit Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, voted one of the Most Beautiful Villages in France, and admire its architectural marvels (fortifications, church, aqueduct, fountain, etc.) and the gorgeous views of this little village perched on the mountainside. Discover the art of pottery and see for yourself what makes it famous.
The Verdon Gorge canyon is a natural wonder that wins everyone’s heart. Treat yourself to views of sumptuous landscapes in the heart of the Verdon regional nature park. Whether sporty, a dreamer, or a fan of flora and fauna, everyone will be captivated.
Located at the crossroads of the Alps, French Riviera and Provence, Lake Sainte-Croix spreads out its turquoise waters in a magical panorama that brings a smile to the faces of sporty visitors and fans of swimming alike. 22 km2 of nature enjoyment!
Valensole is well-named: with more than 300 days of sunshine per year, it is indeed a valley (‘val’) of the sun (‘sol’)! Its medieval village is brimming with architectural splendours and its endless lavender and sunflower fields are visual poetry.
It’s impossible to resist the Provençal charm of Manosque! Take the time to stroll along pretty lanes full of old houses and around little squares with fountains. Sit on a café terrace, check out a local market and visit listed buildings. And don’t miss the guided tours of the L’Occitane factory, which is a veritable beauty institution.
Do you love white water sports, aerial sports and hiking? Castellane has something for everyone, regardless of your level. This characterful town is also popular with fans of old cars thanks to its Citromuseum: a museum specialising in post-war Citroën cars.
Travel back in time in Quinson, with its mediaeval fortifications, the old village dating back to Roman times, and of course its famous museum of prehistory (the biggest in Europe), Baume Bonne caves and prehistoric village!
Aiguines is a picturesque little village that is worth the detour. Enjoy stunning views of Lake Sainte-Croix and the Valensole plateau, stroll along its old lanes, admire its church and château, and discover the traditional art of woodturning.