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