Olive Oil Aups Chateau de Taurenne

Trip to Olive estate Chateau de Taurenne … Read More

Aups truffle festival in the Verdon, Haut Var

Aups truffle festival Yesterday we celebrated the Aups truffle festival in the Haut Var. It was a beautiful day- clear blue sky, a crisp but sunny day and definitely a chill in the air, but marked with the overtone of a … Read More

News from Le Diamant Noir, Aups, Var, France

It is hard to believe that the holiday season has come round again and we have already welcomed international clients from Europe, Norway, Canada, and of course the UK, to our corner of Provence. One of the perks of our … 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

Le Diamant Noir Reporter

Brocante in Aups

Throughout the summer months, various extra provencal markets are set up , in order toattract the tourists,   and to provide a market for local producers to sell their goods. The market today was dedicated to “flea market” treasures  and … Read More

Provence- Easter festivities-!

Just a short drive from Aups , perched on the edge of the mountain with a spectacular, panoramic view over Les Maures, is Tourtour- the village in the sky. This is a very quaint village, claimed to be one of … Read More

Aups – Annual Truffle Festival-home of Le Diamant Noir

  Today Aups held its annual truffle festival.  A lovely crisp morning welcomed many locals and visitors alike.  Intrigued onlookers watched as the truffle hunter demonstrated how his faithful pig could find the truffles, which had previously been buried in … Read More