Entrevaux - ville fortifiée au bord du Var


An exceptional medieval city.

Let your imagination take you on a tour of this fortified town, which has retained all the charm of times gone by. Lose yourself in the winding lanes that bear witness to ancient times. Don’t forget to climb up to the Citadelle, perched like a knight on his way to the castle, for unbeatable views of the village and valley!

Entrée de Entrevaux


discovering the city

Opposite you, two towers enclose theroyal gate and its drawbridge over the Var.

A glance over the parapet, through the door and off you go. Tall houses, stalls, narrow dark alleys dotted with squares and fountains – you’re back in the Middle Ages.

Citadelle d'Entrevaux

Assaulting the Entrevaux citadel

At the heart of this fortress perched 156 meters above the village, step back in time and imagine life in the dungeon, its former dungeons and its underground passages.

After a 30-minute climb along the paved path designed by Vauban, the 360° panorama will reward your efforts.

Paid access
Due to the steep gradient and cobbled path, the climb to the citadel is not recommended for people with walking difficulties.

Did you know?

Entrevaux comes from the wordintervalles, meaning “between valleys”.

La cathédrale d’Entrevaux

Entrevaux's unmissable heritage

The Cathedral

Notre-Dame de l’Assomption
integrated into the ramparts, reveals nothing of the exterior. Dare to push open the door! TheGothic architecture, combined with magnificent Baroque decoration, is astonishing; a wonderful discovery not to be missed.

Want to find out more? Don’t hesitate to buy the book Eglises d’Entrevaux, balade dans l’ancien évêché de Glandéves.

Entrevaux's rich olive-growing heritage

A symbol of Provence, the olive tree can be found at the gateway to the Verdon, near Entrevaux. Grown in terraces on the slopes of the town, the olive tree is an integral part of the village landscape. As in most of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence region, the most common variety is the aglandau, which gives a fruity green oil.

3 good reasons to discover Entrevaux


the mills of Entrevaux

that recall the village’s agricultural past. Aqueducts, washhouses, flour mills and oil mills still in operation reveal their secrets.
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the covered way

along the fortifications, where you’ll discover a host of exhibits bearing witness to the history of those who lived or passed through these walls.

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the motorcycle museum

which houses an impressive collection of two-wheelers displayed like masterpieces.

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Currently in Entrevaux

Entrevaux and surroundings

carte intéractive d'Entrevaux