Artignosc sur Verdon
Coat of arms
of Artignosc sur Verdon
On Verdon Azure silver fountain accosted in chief two bezants. The fountain recalls the beautiful waters that are found in this county, and bezants Thoron family, who owned the land and bears besants in its image.
Departement of Var - Verdon - Population: 223 h. - Surface: 1.853 ha - Alt. 515 m.Coming from Montmeyan (on the D13 north of St Maximin through Barjols, take the D30 (direction Aups) and turn left on the D71 and the D471.
The heritage of the city
Located on the edge of the Var and the Alpes de Haute Provence, near the Gorges du Verdon, Artignosc has become a tourist center that offered water activities on the lake, which communicates upstream with the lake of Holy Cross.The village is grouped around the castle of Thoron dating from the XIV and XVII, accessible by a staircase and a large porch with a beautiful old door. Strolling through the streets of Artignosc, you come across beautiful old restored houses, some with door lintel dated 1547, some ancient fountains and behind the castle you will see the old bread oven public.Around the village, beautiful walks are possible in the middle of an authentic and unspoilt nature. The GR99 hiking trail runs through the village and takes you to Lake Quinson in the West and to Baudinard east.
What not to miss: Castle (XI / XV), Dovecote, Romanesque church of St Peter The fountain amended in 1889 to install a Marianne, The laundry covered covered in 1844, The pond and mill, the St. Kitts chapels, St. Euphemia, Holy Trinity and Notre Dame Brune, the fortified Templar farm Fontayne.
Activities : Hiking, horseback riding. ATV Tours, Fishing, Tennis Court on the church pediment. Watersports center with rentals of paddleboats, canoeing. outdoor pool at the lake (open in July and August) .Tennis (2 courts).
Home on the village : Camping. Holiday vacation rentals. Restaurants.
Surrounding villages : Saint Laurent sur Verdon (5km), Baudinard sur Verdon (6km) and Régusse (9km).