Gréoux les Bains

village of greoux les bains

7 km from Saint Martin de Brôme, 9 km from Vinon-sur-Verdon, 10 from Esparron de Verdon, Ginasservis, 14 km from Sainte Tulle, Allemagne en Provence, Manosque, Valensole

GPS : Longitude : 5.885833 E - Latitude : 43.7575 N
Altitude: 400 m
Population: 1645

A Roman spa town, Gréoux-les-Bains is surrounded by fields of thyme, lavender and rosemary and located at the centre of the Valensole plateaux, a region famed for its lavender fields.
The water here was highly valued in the nineteenth century, and many historical figures, including Pauline de Bonaparte, were regular visitors to Gréoux.

What to see and visit: the Templar castle; the rock-carved spa; the town’s narrow streets and beautiful squares; the Centre for Arts and Traditions; the ancient fortified castle.
In the area: The Gorges du Verdon, the Lac d'Esparron.

Provencal market : Tuesday and Thursday morning. Festivities : festivals in January and in July. Festival of summer the 2nd August fortnight. Pilgrimage with the vault Notre-Dame-des-Oeufs (Our-Lady-of-Eggs): Easter Monday.