Welcome to "Adret de Valensole", our little paradise which bathes in the fresh smell of wild lavander and the melody of our local crickets.

Valensole is a charming village ideally situated in the heart of Provence.

Whether you are seeking sporting activities, trail walking or simply discovering the " Parc naturel regional du verdon", you are guaranteed a memorable experience.

Situated in the heart of the Verdon region, 20km from Manosque and 13 km from Geoux les bains, it is surrounded by many traditional villages and only a stone throw away from Valensole, you will be charmed by the peaceful surroundings.

Please find on this site a few pictures to entice you, however,  to experience the smell of wild lavender, you will need to visit us!

Walking or riding a trail bike (electrical bikes available for rental at the local village), you will discover the famous "plateau de Valensole" covered in Lavander as far as your eyes can see leaving you intricate and unforgettable memories.

 

sporting activities:

Table tennis, swimming pool (on the property)

Trail walking or riding

White water rafting or canoe on the "verdon"

sailing on the "lac de sainte croix"

Gliders at "vinon sur vernon"

Parasailing at "moustier"

Go Karting at "Manosque"

Rock climbing on the canyon's cliffs

No shortage of activities to fulfill your sporting needs.

 

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Our Bedrooms

The spacious room is approximately 35 m², it sleeps 3 guests with a king size bed and a single side bed. The room contains an independent toilet and beautiful bathroom. It is also equipped with kitchen facilities  (dish washer,washing machine, stove, microwave, fridge and small freezer) as well as an alcove dining and lounge area.

A beautiful village

Valensole is Valis Solis in Latin translated as the sunshine valley....  Built in an amphitheatre shape on the hill between the "plateau de Valensole" and the valley of "Notre Dame", the village is protected from the Mistral (strong Thermal wind common in South France) but totally exposed to the Provence sunshine.

Activities

   The Swimming Pool

The swimming pool is 12.5m long and can be perfectly secured for the safety of your young children.

Butterflies

All plants were chosen for their comfort and attractiveness to the local butterflies.

L'Adret (from the provencial language Adreit or Adrech referring to the slope of mountain exposed to the sunshine, orientated to the South or East).

The Villa is facing the South or South East towards the "valley of Notre Dame" (named from its stream). 

Breakfast is served on the outdoor terrace or in the dining room during the Winter. 

    Welcome to "Adret de Valensole"

 Lavander

The best time is from mid June to mid July for the flowering season before the harvest in July. You will find an ocean of lavender commencing only a few hundred meters from the villa.

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   Welcome  to  "Adret de Valensole"

The villa and surrounding area