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The Gîte du Diamant Noir offers two independent holiday rentals with 4 stars label from "Meublé de Tourisme", the accommodation is set in a private garden with a swimming pool and secure parking.
Do you dream of visiting Provence, the Provençal villages and markets, of adventures, of a change of scenery? The Gîte du Diamant Noir is the ideal starting point to discover the beauty of Provence, particularly the Verdon natural park, with the Lac de Sainte-Croix, the Gorges, the breathtaking landscapes, and turquoise waters.
We are located close to the center of Aups, a town labeled "Village de caractère du Var" and also the capital of truffles, you can enjoy the advantages of a secluded garden and swimming pool while being close to shops, restaurants and local markets. What could be better…
- 15 min: Stunning walks, swimming, or sports activities at Lac de Sainte-Croix, the Gorges du Verdon, or Sillans-la-Cascade...
- 10 min: Visit the character villages of Provençal: Aups, Tourtour, Cotignac, etc.
- 10 min: Visit wineries or olive estates
- 45 min: Visit the beautiful seaside resorts on the Côte d'Azur.
... Not forgetting the weekly Provençal markets ...
Explore the spectacular landscapes of the Verdon Gorge, the largest canyon in Europe, which has so much to offer for everyone.
Carved by the Verdon River, with its white-water rapids and cliffs, enjoy the various activities available in the region. From sporting activities such as kayaking, hiking, or cycling, to enjoying tranquil walks or pedalo through the gorge, to watching the eagles and vultures flying high over the gorge.
You can also take the Route des Crètes to the lower gorge which has breathtaking views or enjoy one of the Provencal villages perched high in the gorge with their amazing views, restaurants, and markets. Enjoy a drive through the region passing the beautiful vineyards, lavender, and sunflower fields, or enjoy a fun day on fabulous Lac Sainte Croix, or simply relax and enjoy the sun - there is something for everyone.
Our gite is named after the famous black truffle or "Diamant Noir" infamous to Aups & the Haut-Var region. So-called for its strong, aromatic smell and unique flavor, not to mention its price tag, the black truffle or "Tuber Melanosporum" is a fungus that lives underground, mainly at the foot of hazelnut and oak trees.
Aups, is the capital of Var, and the black truffle and is known for its biweekly markets, where the truffle is sold and is popular with some of the great starred chefs and individuals alike.
They are definitely worth trying during your visit.
Your "HOME FROM HOME" has always been our motto, both during our various vacations around the world and in our guest activities.
`We are Sandra & Olivier, and we want to offer you a vacation space with the maximum of comfort and tranquility to enable you to relax and enjoy your holiday, with all the comforts of home.