Holiday Rental Accommodation- improvements-Aups

Holiday Rental Accommodation Aups-Provence The season is now well underway and as usual we have met some lovely people. We have been very busy hence the lack of  “posting” Earlier in the year the shutters had a facelift. This took … Read More

Easter Monday in Cotignac

The Pâques bank holiday dawned fine with clear blue skies. We took a trip to the historic town of Cotignac just 16km from Le Diamant Noir holiday rental accommodation, Aups Link below shows the route Agrandir le plan This village … Read More

The Olive Festival -Aups

The last Sunday in March is a day of celebration in Aups.  At this time of year the olive is honoured. The town is decorated with olive branches from the newly pruned olive trees. The market place filled with stalls … Read More

From Aups visit Sillans La Cascade

During your visit to Le Diamant Noir at Aups in the Var area of Provence be sure to visit the waterfall at Sillans La Cascade. Park the car in the car park below the village and walk to the base … Read More

La Bastide du Calalou

Not far from Le Diamant Noir, Aups, is the village of Moissac Bellevue, a medieval village perched high Just at the entrance to the village is La Bastide du Calaou. In le Verdon Regional Natural Park, la Bastide du Calalou … Read More

Day Out in the Haut Var and beyond

It was a beautiful morning in Provence and we had acquired a Jeep for a few days so we decided to take the roof off and venture forth on a well-earned day off.   We packed a picnic, left happy … Read More