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

Summer in Provence- Verdon

About half an hour from Le Diamant Noir at Aups, you can reach the lavender plateau, where the fields of purple are truly worth the trip.  The lavender harvest is now under way, so some of the fields have been … Read More

a lovely Spring drive in Provence

Le Diamant Noir at Aups in the Haut Var, is ideally situated for exploring both the hinterland and coastal region of the Var. This is a perfect time of year to explore the region-nature is wakening up to the warmth … 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

Le Diamant Noir- News

Happy New Year to you all from Le Diamant Noir, Aups. We are delighted at the number of enquiries we have received for our holiday accommodation in Aups for the coming 2013 season and look forward to welcoming many of our guests … Read MoreRead More

Le Diamant Noir, Aups -Summer Months

In the Haut Var region of provence, Aups is nestled at the foothills of the Alps . This geographic location provides a perfect holiday climate. Long summer days with endless blue skies and clear cooler evenings with starry skies. Le … Read More