Common Alpes-Maritimes, on a rocky spur at 760 meters above sea level, Gourdon takes place on the heights of the Loup valley, about forty kilometers from Nice and its famous Promenade des Anglais. Ranked among the Most Beautiful Villages of France, the village is located about ten kilometers from the Mediterranean coast, not far from Cipières, Cabris and Grasse, the world capital of perfume.
Located in a strategic position, the village of Gourdon is from its origins an important place of defense. Many remains of this military past can still be admired on site. Populated since the Gallo-Roman era, the territory developed over the centuries, passing from hands to hands.
Full of charm, this city in the south of France continues to attract visitors with its architectural heritage and breathtaking landscapes that offer a panorama spanning over 80 km of the Côte d'Azur. Its specialties and craftsmanship are also famous for its art glass, perfume, soap, honey, nougat and gingerbread.