Allemagne-en-Provence is located in the Verdon Natural Park, between Gréoux-Les-Bains and Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, on the road which leads to the famous Gorges du Verdon. This Provencal village enjoys an ideal geographical location and an attractive natural setting where it will be pleasant for you to spend family holidays.
The atmosphere is really very quiet in this village, and you will probably notice it as soon as you arrive. Holidaymakers who like rest and quiet will be delighted to escape from the sometimes tiring bustle of the cities. And they will be all the more delighted to benefit from easy access to the Verdon Natural Park and all the activities it offers.
Allemagne-en-Provence is fortunate to have a superb castle classified as a historical monument. Still in very good condition today, the castle can be visited all year round, and a stroll in its four-hectare park with its rare trees will delight you with a great bowl of freshness.
To see and visit
Allemagne-en-Provence is a picturesque village full of flowers, whose many old houses made of rolled pebbles will make your visit a pleasant one. You will stroll calmly in the village, then you will go to the castle, an unmissable site in the region.
A guided tour of the village is possible by appointment, thanks to the Syndicat d’Initiative in Allemagne-en-Provence. Do not hesitate to contact us and we will organize your stay in the best conditions!
The Château d’Allemagne-en-Provence dates from the 16th century and its gardens are magnificent. You will discover the traces of the past centuries, which have forged the history of the castle. Indeed, in the 13th century, on the present site of the castle, there was a fort. It was enlarged and restored during the 16th century, and the result is a magnificent Renaissance-style castle that extends over five levels and nearly 600 m². A twenty-five-meter keep and five loophole towers add to the majestic aspect of this place. Finally, you will end your visit with a beautiful walk in the superb gardens that surround the estate, and you will admire the different varieties of tulips that are grown there.
Finally, don’t miss a visit to the Maison des Produits du terroir. It offers many local products that you will be happy to discover or bring back as a souvenir. Founded by around thirty farmers, craftsmen and artists from the lower Verdon valley, it is a unique place where an entire community exposes its treasures to you. Olive oil, jams, honey, cookies, pâtés, wines, goat cheese, jewelry, knives, clothing, leather, stoneware, earthenware, santons, lavender essence … you could easily spend an afternoon there!
The most beautiful hikes in Allemagne-en-Provence
We will not speak here of the innumerable possibilities of hiking in the Gorges du Verdon. Likewise, those which are located around Allemagne-en-Provence. You will find more information on the Gorges and the most magical hikes on our site. In short, do not hesitate to explore the Verdon Secret website!
First, the friendliest hike in the area is the Colostre Gorge. The Colostre is a tributary of the Verdon. The river, about thirty kilometers long, runs through wild gorges dug in beautiful red rocks, quite different from those of the Grand Canyon du Verdon, but no less astonishing. You can start the hike from Allemagne, or do a more concentrated version on the gorges starting from the neighboring village of Saint-Martin-de-Brômes.
The Crête de Saint-Pierre is another must-see hike when staying in Allemagne-en-Provence. We start first from central Allemagne to quietly reach the crest of St. Pierre. Therefor at the top, we stop for a break, we can enjoy a delicious picnic with a superb view! The descent to the village is also very pleasant. The six kilometers of this superb loop are covered in about two hours.
Staying in Allemagne-En-Provence
The only hotel in Allemagne in Provence is the Hotel du Moulin. But what a hotel! Only five minutes on foot from the castle, just far enough away from the village! This charming Provencal hotel classified three stars will be the ideal setting for your discovery of the Verdon. The building dates from 18th century and the terrace is perfect for a moment of relaxation in the open air.
Among the many offers for seasonal rentals and lodgings, Claux des Hespérides offers accommodation that combines conviviality, relaxation and nature. It is a small family structure that includes nine studios and lodgings for two to five people. You will definitely enjoy it there! On-site a swimming pool, a tennis court, and even an 18-hole mini-golf course, perfect for children! Ping-pong and pétanque will also be there.
There are no campsites in Allemagne itself, but you will find what you are looking for in the nearby villages of Valensole or Saint-Martin-de-Brômes. Do not hesitate to consult on our Accommodation page to make your choice and even book your stay online!