Coat of arms of Aiguines
Mouth of the white mare, in honor of the family of Blacas.
Departement of Var - Population: 221 h -Surface: 11400 ha - Alt: 820 m.
Situated near the Gorges du Verdon overlooking beautiful Lake St. Croix Aiguines is a small town that enjoys a privileged location nestled in the heart of a magnificent and wild nature where spectacular views are offered on the Ste Croix Lake and on the canyon du Verdon (D71 and D23). Aiguines has a magnificent castle (private) Renaissance Beautifully restored with glazed tiles, it majestically overlooks the lake and offers a remarkable view to Valensole pre-Alps and the Luberon mountains. Craft lovers and woodwork can visit the Museum of wood turning (opened in July and August) as well as some shops and workshops of craftsmen present in the village. They use the opportunity to discover the old streets of the village lined with beautiful old houses with authentic charm that give lots of character to the village. Aiguines offers tourists, hikers and sports a wide range of activities to discover more about the beauty of the site and its nature. Here everything is possible, lazy lovers can bask on the beaches of Lake St. Croix, while the more active will be spoiled for choice between climbing, white water sports, air sports or just pedal or ironing sail. Aiguines became a regional capital of climbing through the many climbing routes that fit the town. Whatever your level, you can climb in all saisons.L'été you can focus on tracks located in the North, refreshed and disaggregated Gorges for the winter west side of the channels are oriented in the sun in the afternoon . Extreme sports lovers will also be served with bungee jumping from the bridge of Artuby, the highest bridge in Europe, thrills guaranteed to 182 meters (from April to November only).
The village and its streets, the Verdon Gorge, the trail Vidal, Lake St. Croix
The hiking and horse riding, climbing, canoeing-kayaking, sailing vessels.
Hotels, campsites, cottages, vacation rentals, gites.
Les Salles on Verdon (7 km), Moustier St Marie (15 km), Bauduen (22 km)