The fields of lavander and medicinal plants which surround Cruis have made the village an important centre in the sale of essential oils.
The village has preserved its character and promises delightful walks in the narrow streets filled with flowers and picturesque squares.
You will discover some beautiful houses with ancient stone facades and colourful rooves harmoniously faded over time.
You can admire the church which is the pride of the village as it houses a magnificently restored 17th century altarpiece, together with 17 "santons" or Provencal figurines classified as "Monument Historique".
Don't miss the lovely pyramid-shaped bell tower with its multi-coloured tiles.
During the summer months, festivals, shows and exhibitions liven up the village which is known for the friendliness of its inhabitants who enjoy a particularly pleasant life style... enhanced by the Mediterranean sun....
What to see:
Eglise Notre Dame and Saint Martin. Sculptured stone from the 6th century.
17th century altarpiece, historic "santons".
Remains of a Gothic cloister.
Hiking. Horse or pony rides.
Summer festivals and painting exhibitions.
December : Christmas crib with historic "santons".
Arts and crafts : pottery, hand-made confectionery.