Capital of the black truffle, Aups is a village of character between vineyards and Verdon in the heart of the olive groves. You will be able to taste authentic products: olive oil, rosé wine of Provence, lavender honey, goat’s cheese…
2 typical markets per week : Saturday and Wednesday morning
Explore the past. Village with a medieval character which can be discovered on foot: narrow streets, vaulted passages, arcades and the circuit of the 7 fountains .
Overhanging a park with trees rich in Mediterranean species the tufa cliff shelters troglodyte caves with 1 waterfall of 35 meters which covers it. The caves of Villecroze are classified as natural sites and monuments, they combine history and geology.
Traditional market on Thursday morning
Village nestled in the heart of a wilderness which dominates as far as the eye can see the turquoise waters of the lake of Ste Croix… The orientation table at the level of the St Pierre chapel offers a grandiose panorama of the lake and the Valensole plateau.
Visit the turners’ museum at Aiguines : the story of a “wood turner” once a craft that has become an art form.
Small market in season on Tuesday morning.
Now occupies the shores of a small bay on Lake St. Croix. It is a nice little village, a few minutes from our camping verdon, with some buildings decorated with Renaissance doors, its streets follow the contours of the contours.
At the top of the town stands the Romanesque church.
Also worth seeing is the 18th century oil mill.
Traditional market every Sunday morning.
Nestled in the hollow of the mountain, this 5th century village built as an amphitheatre at 630 m of altitude is today classified among the most beautiful of France.
The famous star of Moustiers suspended between two rocks overhanging the village gives it a look of provencal creek. The legend tells that the knight of Blacas, prisoner of the Saracens during a crusade, made a promise to suspend a chain and its star between the two rocks, if he returned one day to his homeland Moustiers Ste Marie.
Small market every Friday morning.