The beautiful Lac Sainte Croix

For a beautful picture postcard view of the Lac Sainte Croix, take a short drive from Le Diamant Noir,  Aups in the Var region of Provence , to Aiguines see route below   A drive to this wonderful little village … Read More

Spring in Aups!

Spring has arrived.  The birds are singing, the springtime plants are in full bloom and new and tender shoots are appearing everywhere.     The maintenance programme is well under way and Spring cleaning is in full swing, as we … Read More

Lavender Plateau in February

A short drive from Le Diamant Noir, through Aups and on to the Lac Saint Croix, takes you to the lavender plateau, a world away from the 21st bustle of day to day life. Here nature is taking its course, … Read More

XX1ième Journée de la Truffe

The twenty first “journée de la truffe” was celebrated in Aups 26 January 2014 … Read More

Happy New Year !

2014 has now arrived and we turn our thoughts to the forthcoming season ahead. We are pleased to be filling our calender with bookings, and will be delighted to welcome new guests in the months ahead, as well as those … Read More

Welcome to The Butterfly Garden!

At Le Diamant Noir, Aups in the Haut Var, we are proud to provide an ideal habitat for many species of insect life that inhabit the Verdon region. We become the home to many visiting butterflies, which are attracted to … Read MoreRead More

News from Le Diamant Noir Aups

Natural woodland wonderland- Site de Saint Barthélemy , Salernes

Less than ten minutes by car from Le Diamant Noir, Aups,  in the Haut Var, is the most amazing natural site. The site of Saint Barthélemy, is a magical shaded park, a protected area with incredible wildlife and vegetation- a really … Read More

Thursday night is BBQ night!

Don’t miss Le Diamant Noir BBQ evening In high season we have a weekly BBQ evening- good food-good wine and above all good company!-