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an exceptional medieval city

Let yourself be carried by your imagination in this fortified city that has kept intact its charm of times gone by. Get lost in the winding alleys witnesses of ancient times. Don’t forget the climb of the Citadel perched like a knight joining its castle, with breathtaking views of the village and the valley guaranteed!


Discover Entrevaux

and its surroundings

The Discovery

of the Entrevaux City

In front of you, two towers enclose the Royal Gate and its drawbridge over the Var.

One look over the parapet, you walk through the door and it’s gone. High houses, shops, narrow and dark alleys dotted with squares and fountains; here you are in the Middle Ages.

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©Entrevaux cité Royale fortification Vauban

On the assault of the Entrevaux citadel

In the heart of this fortress perched 156 metres above the village, go back in time imagining life in its ancient dungeons and underground. 

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

  Paying access

  Because of the height difference and the paved path, the climb to the citadel is not recommended for people with walking difficulties.

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Did you know?

Entrevaux comes from the word Intervalles, which means between the valleys.

Entrevaux has a rich olive-growing heritage.

Symbol of Provence, we find the olive tree at the gates of the Verdon near Entrevaux. Cultivated in terraces on the slopes of the city, the olive tree is an integral part of the village landscape. As in most of the Alpes de Haute-Provence, the variety found is the aglandau which gives a green fruity oil.

3 good reasons to discover Entrevaux

DiscoverThe mills of Entrevaux

that retrace the agricultural past of the village. Aqueduct, wash house, flour mill, oil mill still in operation reveal their secrets.
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Take a strollThe round path

along the fortifications, where you will discover numerous exhibitions, testimonies of the history of those who lived or passed between these walls.
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VisitThe motorcycle museum

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


Porte Royale du Pont Levis, Entrevaux

Opening hours

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
In April
Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 12 pm and from 2 pm to 5 pm.
Sunday from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm.
Public holidays from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm.

In May, June, from 27 August, September and October
Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 12 pm and from 2 pm to 6 pm.
Sundays from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Public holidays from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

In July until 26 August
Every day from 9 am to 12.30 pm and from 2 pm to 6 pm.

From November to March
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 am to 12 pm and from 2 pm to 5 pm.
Closed on Tuesdays, weekends and public holidays.
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