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 du Haut Verdon

  • From Provence to the high Alps

This valley in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department features forests, meadows and fields of lavender.

La Ferme de Sainte-Brigitte 

First help milk the cows, then head to the adjoining shop to discover the farm's specialities such as its highly popular Michette tomme cheese.
Allos, route du Lac d’Allos – Tél. 04 92 8 02 62


Le refuge de L’Estrop
Run by brothers Matthieu and Olivier Raynaud who adore the moun­tains, this historic refuge is a departure point for numerous hikes. Do try the food made with wild plants such as nettles and sorrel.
Prads-Haute-Bélone, lieu-dit Refuge de l’Estrop - Tél. 06 32 06 05 65

Le Goût des Mets

In this former coaching inn now sporting the Pays Gourmand label you savour terroir specialities such as stewed local lamb and tasty toupines, little au gratin dishes using the valley's cured meats and cheeses.
Allos, Grand Rue – Tél. 04 92 83 00 04


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