Alpes de Haute Provence Departement - Verdon Nature Park - Population : 1,092 inh.

puce At equal distance between Nice and Digne on route N202.

Annot, the village Annot is a village located on the edge of Mercantour National Park, and has been able to keep intact its authentic personality and character.
Founded on a small hill and surrounded by wooded mountains, the village which dates from the 11th century, has little by little spread along the banks of the river la Vaïre.
Annot,wash house
Annot is a village of age-old sandstone. You can discover these immense boulders (sometimes more than 100 metres high) by following the "Chambre du Roi" waymarked circuit.
This path will also enable you to discover the village's very beautiful natural setting ... ancient chestnut trees, cultivated terraces on the cliffs.
Annot, ruelle dans le village
You will be able to stroll along the narrow streets of the village that wind through it like a labyrinth and put your sense of direction to the test.
Beautiful old houses line these lovely cobbled streets. They are tall and narrow, either restored or in the process of being restored. Most are stone-built and are simply delightful.
Annot, small square
You will encounter some beautiful little squares, a few fountains and an old wash house. If you glance upwards from time to time, you will discover old windows, vaulted arcades, flowery window sills... a few sleepy looking cats will watch you pass by...
You will eventually find yourself in the main square comprised of café terraces, restaurants, hotels and souvenir gift shops.
Annot, cross-country skiing
Annot is also the starting point for numerous hikes and excursions... Verdon Gorges, Mercantour National Park...
Professional guides are on hand to take you where you wish to go.
Annot, clocher
In winter, Annot changes into to a pleasant cross-country ski resort and offers a vast skiing area.
Above all do not miss the famous tourist steam train on the Chemins de Fer de Provence track.
It will enable you to discover the region in a pleasant enjoyable way and without hurry... every Sunday from May to October.


puce What to see:

Rich historical heritage:
Vers la Ville chapel (with a beautiful view of the village)
Vérimande chapel and the house called the Templars house.
Bridge with shelters over the Vaïre.
Gateway dating from 14th and 12th century, houses with arcades dating from the 17th century.


puce Leisure activities:

Swimming pool. Horse riding. Tennis. Climbing.
White water sports (rafting, canyoning, aquatic excursions supervised by a guide).
Cross-country skiing (elevation: 1,471 metres).
Walking with guide book from the Tourist Office



Lac d'Esparron : 8 km - Moustiers : 24 km
Camping La Ribière
In a green setting of 1ha by the river, 64 pitches equipped for mobile home or chalet rentals and camping or motorhome pitches. 800 m from the village and close to all amenities.
Close to the sea or a lakeCottages - mobile homes rentingCamping cars welcomeEntertainmentRestaurantWIFIAccess for disabled
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64 Number of plots/10 Number of mobile homes


puce Accommodation:

Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.


puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Le Fugeret (5km), Braux (6km) and Méailles (8km).