Entrevaux - ville fortifiée au bord du Var

Entrevaux awarded “Plus Beaux Villages de France” label

Entrevaux, the jewel of the Verdon and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence regions, has been awarded the “Most Beautiful Villages in France” label.

September 23, 2023

Discover the undeniable charm of Entrevaux, a hidden treasure in the heart of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence region, which has just been awarded the prestigious“Plus beaux villages de France” label.

Joining the prestigious list of 175 other cities.

Situated on the edge of the Verdon, this pearl of cultural heritage promises an unforgettable experience. Fortified by Vauban and boasting stunning medieval architecture, this village is not only a historical gem, but also a destination of choice for lovers of Provencal culture.

With its narrow streets, royal gateway, citadel and much more, Entrevaux offers a breathtaking panorama, perfectly symbolizing the cultural and historical richness of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence region.

The “Plus Beaux Villages de France” Quality and Labeling Commission could not help but appreciate all Entrevaux’s assets, and voted in favor of its label.

Les Plus Beaux Villages de France Quality and Certification Commission

A Vauban town

Entrevaux is one of the illustrious towns fortified by Vauban, as is Colmars-les-Alpes, another gem in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence region.

These citadels reflect an era when architecture and military strategy came together.

says an expert from Colmars-les-Alpes.

This connection highlights the importance of these two communes in the wider network of Vauban fortifications, particularly in the Verdon region.

These historic cities offer an enriching experience where engineering and aesthetics coexist. Breathtaking scenery, making the Verdon region a must-see destination for history and culture buffs.