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Artignosc sur Verdon

Departement of Var - Pop.: 223 inh - Surface area: 1,853 ha. - Elevation: : 515 m

North of Saint Maximin (N7 et A8). Take route D30 heading for Aups,
then turn left onto the D73 then again on D47l.

Artignosc sur Verdon - Church
This village on the edge of the Var and Alpes de Haute Provence départements, not far from the Verdon Gorge, has become a tourist centre offering many nautical activities on its lake, which joins up with Sainte Croix Lake.

The village houses are grouped at the foot of the Thoron château dating back to the 14th and 15th century, which is now the mairie.

Artignosc sur Verdon - Street

As you stroll along the alleyways of Artignosc, you will discover lovingly restored beautiful old houses, some ancient fountains, and behind the mairie is the former public bread oven.

There are some wonderful walks near the village, in the midst of a magnificent untouched natural environment. The GR99 long-distance hiking path crosses the village, and (if you are wearing strong shoes) takes you to the Quinson Lake dam to the west, or as far as Baudinard if you choose to head eastwards.

To see, to visit :

A 11th- 15th century castle. A pigeon house.
The Romanesque church St, Peter's. Romane St Pierre.

Leisure activities:

Hiking. Horseback riding. Mountain biking, fishing, hunting.
Jeu de paumes (the origins of tennis) outside the church.


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Neighbouring villages:

Baudinard sur Verdon (7km), Régusse (15km), St Laurent sur Verdon (5km).

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