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Population : 138 h. Alt. : 1025 m.

Department of the Alpes de Haute Provence

Take the small road (or the D2211) on the N85 (Route Napoléon)
Castellane (16km) to Grasse (45 km).

Located on the banks of the river lined with poplars and surrounded by verdant meadows, the hamlet of Peyroules is still a farming community, with its earthy smells and tractors.

However it has also become a Mecca for city-dwellers who miss mother Nature and have restored some of Peyroules' magnificent old barns built from the local yellow stone.
Strictly speaking, Peyroules is not a village, but the union of three hamlets situated in a long valley surrounded by mountains and hillsides :
- Hameau de la Batie
- Hameau de La Rivière (Peyroules)
- Hameau de La Foux.
A small road climbs up through the three settlements. As you cross the forests and fields, you will discover some surprising sites of eroded black schiste.

Numerous hiking trails on the "Teillon" enable you to appreciate the beauty of the countryside and the variety of the vegetation.

At Peyroules, children rule the roost: they can play in the streets or cycle to their hearts content!

Historic sites to visit :

Ruins of the ancient village (20 minutes walk from Peyroules) on the Teillon.

Leisure activities :

Hiking: for example a circular route along the river. Allow 2 hours for the return trip. Pétanque

Accommodation :

1 Hotel-restaurant. Self-catering rural holiday accommodation (5 gîtes).

Neighbouring villages :

La Garde (10km), La Martre (12km), Valderoure (13km).

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