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

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

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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

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

Exciting News from le Diamant Noir!

Holiday rental accommodation in Provence, Aups. Var France- Le Diamant Noir We are pround to announce the results of our recent inspection- We have been awarded a four star grading for L’Amandier and Le Genévrier.  We will have our new … Read More

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“I was Lost in France—–“- Haut Var

It was a beautiful February day- clear and warm.  Having enjoyed a beautiful lunch outdoors, on the terrace of a restaurant in Lorgues, with some work colleagues, I went home. As Colin had been at home all day,  I suggested … Read More