Aups

The Var Departement - Population : 2,174 inh.

puce At the intersection of the D9, D557 and D957. 37 km from Brignoles and 30km from Draguignan

Aups, door of the city Aups is situated in the foothills of the Alps, 60 km from the sea and 80 km from the snow fields, at the gateway to the wonderful Verdon Area.
Aups has preserved as part of its heritage some interesting historical remains from the 11th to 16th century: town walls, ruins of a fort, clocktower, Gothic collegiate church, etc.
Aups, clock tower
As you stroll along the picturesque old streets of the village, you will be able to admire some superb ancient doorways, delicately carved lintels, medieval houses, ancient fountains adorning charming little squares, and you will also no doubt notice some very fine sundials.
Aups, vaulted passageway
Aups is renowned throughout the region for its famous and highly popular black truffle market. It takes place every Thursday from November to February.
If you are in the region during this period of the year, whatever you do, don't miss it.




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puce What to see:

The ruins of a 12th c. fortified castle, doors and ramparts ot the 12th and 16thc.
The clock tower and its campanile. The Collegiate church St. Pancrace.
The Ursuline convent (private cloister.)
Museum Simon Segal. Museum of Faskod (exhibition park).

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puce Leisure activities:

Petanque (French bowls), tennis, horseback riding, fishing.
There are many excursions available in the area such as Torrent La Grave,
the forest road, and the Sainte Croix Lake (14 km).
Cyclo-tourism.

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Holiday rentals

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- - Lac de Ste Croix : 14 km - Brignoles : 35 km
217 € - 1099 €
CAMPING L'Oasis du Verdon
- Lac de Ste Croix : 14 km - Brignoles : 35 km
Lodges, chalets and mobile homes rentals up to 7 people in a small family campsite of 2 hectare on a flat field, grassy and shady, 300 m from the village - Swimming pool - Snack and few entertainments in high season.
Swimming poolRestaurantAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessParking or garageOpen all year round
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217 € - 1099 €

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Campings

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Lac de Ste Croix : 14 km - Brignoles : 35 km
CAMPING L'Oasis du Verdon
Small family campsite of 2 hectares with pitches and rentals on a flat field, grassy and shady - Pool - Snack - Few entertainments in high season
300 m from the village & 15 min. from the Lake of Sainte Croix
Cottages - mobile homes rentingCamping cars welcomeSwimming poolEntertainmentRestaurantWIFIOpen all year
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61 Number of plots/60 Number of mobile homes

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puce Accommodation:


Hotels.
Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.

puce Shows and events

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From 25.11 to 31.03.22
Black truffle market
From 25.11 to 31.03.22

Every Thursday morning from the last Thursday of November to the end of March. The 3rd largest truffle market in France due to its importance.
Centre ville
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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Moissac-Bellevue (6 km), Villecroze (8 km), Sillans la Cascade (9 km) and Salernes (10 km).



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