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The departement of the Alpes Maritimes - Pop.: 300 h.

50km from Grasse on the N85 for 40 km and then turn right on the D2211.
Saint Auban, the village
In the east of the department, on the border with the Alpes de Haute Provence, Saint Auban is a small ancient village climbing up at the foot of the immense Tragastel rock.

In the Middle ages the village had a keep and ramparts. A number of ruins bear witness to these former fortifications.

Saint Auban, church

Today Saint Auban is a pleasant, untroubled village. You will be seduced by the leafy banks of the charming small lakes and verdant plains which surround the village.

The Esteron valley is an impressive sight with its cliffs and rocks dug by the passage of the river. Discover the cave view point on the valley side. A religous procession makes for the shrine in September.

What to see:

St Etienne church. St Alban chapel.
St Joseph aux Lattes church.
Castle with Classical fa├žade and sun dial.
Roman doorway at Tracastel.

Leisure activities:

Cave at Notre Dame de la Clue.
Horse riding. Fishing.
Walking. Tennis. Volley-ball. Mountain biking.
Cross country skiing.
Swimming and climbing down the Clues.
Saints' Fetes from June to September


Holiday rentals.
Horse riding gite.

Neighbouring towns and villages:

Briançonnet (7km), Soleilhas (7km), Demandolx (12km),Valderoure (18km).

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