Departement of the Alpes de Haute Provence - Verdon - Pop.: 1.200 inh.
On the road to Moustiers Ste. Marie, 3 km. from Riez, 40 km. from Digne.
The name "Roumoules" comes from romolea: meaning little Rome, because Roumoules, as the famous Italian city, is surrounded by 7 hills.
This is a pretty village, the houses all grouped together on a sloping plain.
The countryside is unspoilt.
Truffles and honey are local products, and even lavander perfume is still being made here.
What to see:
St. Pierre Church (16th c.).
Chateau de compagne. Ruins of Rimat.
Artists' workshops: sculpture, earthenware, tapistry, pottery.