Departement of the Alpes de Haute Provence - Verdon - Pop.: 1.200 inh.

puce On the road to Moustiers Ste. Marie, 3 km. from Riez, 40 km. from Digne.
Roumoules, square

The name "Roumoules" comes from romolea: meaning little Rome, because Roumoules, as the famous Italian city, is surrounded by 7 hills.

Roumoules, tiny street

This is a pretty village, the houses all grouped together on a sloping plain.

The countryside is unspoilt.

Truffles and honey are local products, and even lavander perfume is still being made here.


puce What to see:

St. Pierre Church (16th c.).
Chateau de compagne. Ruins of Rimat.
Artists' workshops: sculpture, earthenware, tapistry, pottery.


puce Leisure activities:

Outings at the Verdon canyons and Lake Ste. Croix.
Hiking (GR4).


Bed and breakfast

puce Accommodation:

Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.


puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Puimoisson (8km), Sainte Croix de Verdon (8km).