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During your stay, you can visit different places in the surrounds of Aiguines…

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The Valensole plateau

Valensole is well-known for its huge lavender fields, mirrors of the blue sky of Provence. Lavender offers bees’ excellent nectar. This latter is transformed into honey in numerous hives of bee-keepers of the surroundings. Situated 40 kilometers far from Aiguines.

Typical villages 

Thanks to their history or their architecture, several villages in the surroundings are quite remarkable. Among them:
 Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, one of the most beautiful villages of France. Moustiers is also famous for its faïence and faïence museum. Located 15 kilometers far from Aiguines.
 Trigance, medieval village. It is located on the left side of the Gorges du Verdon, 36 kilometers far from Aiguines.

Villages on the lake shore 

Three villages are situated on the shore of the Sainte-Croix Lake:
 Les Salles-sur-Verdon is a village built in 1970 (the old village has disappeared under the Sainte-Croix lake) and is consequently one  of the youngest villages of France. Located 6 kilometers far from Aiguines.
 Bauduen, is a picturesque waterside village, located 22 kilometers far from Aiguines.
 Sainte-Croix du Verdon is located on the other side of the Sainte-Croix lake. At the bottom of the Valensole plateau, this village offers a splendid view on Aiguines, 40 kilometres apart.

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Several millions years before…

Time wrote its history in the Verdon area, and you can discover it:
– in Castellane, located in the Reserve Naturelle Géologique de Haute-Provence. You will also find there the Sirènes and Fossiles Museum which explains life here 40 million years before. Located 53 kilometers far from Aiguines.
– in Quinson where the Prehistory Museum recounts 1 million years of human history in Haute-Provence. Located 40 kilometers far from Aiguines.

 

 

 

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