For tourists and local residents alike, there's many an unsuspected pleasure to be found close by, from the sea to the summits of the Pre-Alps. Among bays, peninsulas and sun-drenched countryside, luxury hotels, beaches, golf courses and jaunts, we'll take you to some amazing places.

August 2014

Vallée de l’Ubaye

  • The heart of the dry Alps

This valley where Dauphiné, Provence and Italy come together is one of the sunniest in all France.

La Safranière
Ex-pastry chef Carole Prost grows saffron at the highest altitude in Europe and sells her precious spice in many forms: powder, syrup, biscuits, jam, sorbet.
Meyronnes, Le village – Tél. 06 49 95 00 75


La Ferme des Villards
Bottle feed lambs, groom donkeys, milk goats, shear sheep and make cheese during a day playing at farmers on Anne Claude Rougon's farm.
Jausiers, Hameau de Lans, route de la Bonette Restefond Tél. 04 92 84 68 83


La Bergerie du Loup
In her kitchen Augustine lovingly cooks the vegetables husband Gérard grows in his garden. Courgettes, aubergines, tomatoes and peppers form the basis of this Haute-Provence restaurant's traditional recipes.
Enchastrayes - Tél. 04 92 81 32 46


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