Allemagne en Provence
Departement of the Alpes de Haute Provence - Verdon - Pop.: 400 inh.
On route D952 between Gréoux les Bains and Riez.
In the middle of the Verdon country and its treasures, Allemagne en Provence is a little town which happens to have a very beautiful castle listed as a historic monument.
Lived in year round, this castle is in a perfect state of upkeep, and is open to the public for visit.
The history of this castle is quite interesting.
In the 11th century it was a fort, then in the 16th c. it was enlarged and restored into the magnificent Renaissance castle that it is today.
There are nearly 600m² on five level with a dungeon of 25m. and 5 towers. The tulip gardens are superb.
What to see:
16th c. castle and gardens.