Entrevaux

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Entrevaux
TownEntrevaux
Insee code04076
Postcode04320
Latitude43.9502420
Longitude6.8100420
AltitudeFrom 414 to 1541 meters
Surface60.37 km²
Population970 inhabitants
Density16 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelPuget-Théniers at 7.8 km (9 min)
Chief townDigne-les-Bains (at 78 km, 73 min)Castellet-lès-Sausses at 9.7 km (15 min)
DepartmentAlpes-de-Haute-ProvenceSaint-Benoît at 10.3 km (13 min)
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Entrevaux is located along the Var and the RN202, on the border of the Alpes-Maritimes. Advanced military stronghold of the kingdom of France, the fortified village dominated by its famous Citadel, earned him the title of Vauban city.

Access to the historic city is by the Porte Royale and its impressive drawbridge.

You undoubtedly fall under the spell of this beautiful village rich with history to suit your wanderings in the streets.

Just outside the pass line of the famous railway train Pignes, between Nice and Digne-les-Bains. This connection (opened in 1911), in a natural beauty, is taken by about 500,000 passengers per year!


SIGHTSEEING

Citadel Entrevaux:

Vauban wanted impregnable: it never came. The citadel, however, begins to engage the public ....

Of the magazine to the very contemporary prison cells, you can imagine what life in the fortress. Further, you indignant of the fate of enemies, who, despite the altitude and the hostility of the site, managed to infiltrate it.

The castle and the half-mile ramp leading to it are indeed built on the side of stone on a narrow rocky outcrop, and encircled by the river Var.

The site, thus isolated, is literally extraordinary. Expect great views over the medieval village of Entrevaux well as all around.

The citadel is open to the public daily non-stop.

Detailed information
MonumentsCathedral Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption,   Citadel of Entrevaux
Natural sitesMount Gourdan

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

The Association for Heritage Protection Entrevaux (APPE) organizes since 1989 the famous Medieval Feasts of Entrevaux in order to finance the restoration and maintenance of its heritage.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Hiking on the GR4.

Hiking in the Mercantour National Park.

Gorges and Cians Daluis.

Gorges du Verdon.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Bungee jumping from 80m off the Pont de la Marié bridge Sports sensations79 €Guillaumes (12.8 km)
Canyoning or Rafting in the Verdon GorgesSports sensationsFrom 33 € to 68 €Castellane (26 km)
Rafting in the Verdon GorgesSports sensationsFrom 35 € to 70 €Castellane (26 km)

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PHOTOS

Drawbridge - Port RoyalDrawbridge - Port Royal
 
Village EntrevauxVillage Entrevaux
Citadel and Cathedral GardensCitadel and Cathedral Gardens
 
Royal GateRoyal Gate

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WEATHER

Sunday 23 November
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Min. 5°C - Max. 18°C
Monday 24 November
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Min. 16°C - Max. 18°C
Tuesday 25 November
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge le Charamel  
9.6
Le Mas
Located at almost a thousand meters in a small village of Grasse hinterland, Le Mas, Auberge de Charamel is a haven of peace. You will be received in a green a bit rustic, and enjoy...
Located 12.5 km from Entrevaux28 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLa Maison de Julie    
9.6
Entrevaux
Build near the medieval city of Entrevaux during the 18th century, La Maison de Julie also testifies to the local hospitable tradition : rooms as well as greedy breakfasts, that smell...
Located in EntrevauxFrom 60 € to 80 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsBergerie du Clot    
10
Val-de-Chalvagne
La Bergerie du Clot welcomes you throughout the year in its four guest rooms. Located 920 m above sea level, surrounded by nature, enjoy the quiet and unspoilt environment. Tranquility,...
Located 7.8 km from Entrevaux60 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomChambre d'hôtes St Vincent de Paul    
8.5
Annot
Prestigious suite in a residence of the 16th century, situated in the pretty village of Annot (rated 'Village and town character), in Haute Provence, near the Gorges du Verdon, Castellane...
Located 11.5 km from Entrevaux70 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 35 personsRésidence Les Cognas
Val-de-Chalvagne
Former sheepfold and progressively transformed (8 apartments) through sound installations, in a haven of rest and relaxation, the residence 'Les Cognas' located 1h15 from Nice, has...
Located 7.4 km from EntrevauxFrom 400 € to 850 € per week 
House for 5 personsGîte la Maison bleu
Allons
Bed and breakfast 3 stars. House in the village in the Verdon Regional Park a few miles from St. Andrew the Alps. Located 1070 m above sea level surrounded by passable on foot or bike...
Located 17.5 km from EntrevauxFrom 200 € to 280 € per week 
House for 4 personsGites marose cote d'azur region paca  
8.4
Andon
Accommodation for your holidays in andon two cottages cigalon cigalette for 4 persons each outside the quiet village green comfortable 90 m² mountainous area 35 km from Grasse, near...
Located 19.1 km from EntrevauxFrom 280 € to 390 € per week 

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HOTELS

Auberge Du Riou - Hotel in EntrevauxAuberge Du Riou    
8.5
Puget-Rostang
This hotel is located in the medieval village of Puget-Rostang in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. It offers rooms with private entrances and en suite bathrooms. Auberge Du Riou...
Located 9 km from EntrevauxRoom from 52 €
Logis Le Beausejour - Hotel in EntrevauxLogis Le Beausejour     
6.6
Annot
Located on the village square of Annot, Hotel Beauséjour will be delighted to welcome you for an overnight stay or longer break. Hotel Beauséjour features comfortable rooms offering...
Located 11.6 km from EntrevauxRoom from 65 €
Relais du Becassier - Hotel in EntrevauxRelais du Becassier 
Annot
Offering a restaurant that serves family cuisine, Relais du Becassier is a hotel located in Annot. This property is a 15-minute drive from the lake of Castillon and a 30-minute drive...
Located 11.8 km from EntrevauxRoom from 65 €

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Lou Paradou
The Lou Paradou hotel is located in Greoux-les-Bains, by the Verdon River, next to the lavender fields in the heart of the Provence. It is set within a...
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Lou Paradou
The Lou Paradou hotel is located in Greoux-les-Bains, by the Verdon River, next to the lavender fields in the heart of the...
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