Activities

At the hotel

The Bastide de Tourtour Hôtel**** & Spa offers the following services and facilities:

  • Heliport
  • Billiards
  • Tennis court
  • Certified boules pitch
  • Face and body treatments at the Spa
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool (in season)
  • Heated indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Hammam
  • Fitness room
  • Car park

Surrounding area

The iconic village of Tourtour is just a few minutes walk from the hotel. Its architecture and environment have been carefully preserved. Its main square is spacious and welcoming, its lanes open onto an exceptional panorama.

In the heart of one of the most beautiful villages in France, you will discover the ramparts of Tourtour, the Grimaldi Tower, the surrounding vineyards as well as magnificent art galleries.

The Bastide de Tourtour Hôtel**** & Spa is also situated halfway between the famous beaches of Saint Tropez and the Verdon Grand Canyon.

Enjoy the infinite charms of the region: visit the Verdon Gorges, the Sainte Croix Lake, Moustiers Sainte-Marie and its ceramics, Aiguines, Bauduen, the Prehistoric Museum of Quinson, the vineyards, the Aups Truffle Museum, the Cistercian Abbey of Thoronet and olive oil producers. Not forgetting the majestic waterfall of Sillans-La-Cascade and the Valensole plateau with its endless fields of lavender.

Our top 10 activities

To help you enjoy your stay in Provence, we have complied a list of our 10 favourite activities to do near the Bastide de Tourtour. Please contact Reception for further information.

1 – TAKE A WALK

Enjoy a walk specially devised for you. Take a bottle of water, protect yourself from the sun and the mistral wind and head out to discover the charming village of Tourtour. This village in the Haut Var is officially one of the “most beautiful villages in France”, was awarded a Michelin star in 2015 and dominates one of the most beautiful parts of Provence.

2 – RELAX AT OUR SPA

Let us spoil you at our spa with a massage or facial. Discover our counter-current indoor heated swimming pool with swan’s neck hydro massage, our two jacuzzis, sauna and hammam.

3 – WINE TASTING

Head over to the Saint Jean vineyard, just a short drive from the Bastide de Tourtour or even the château de Thuerry. We will happily supply you with a road map and advise you on numerous wine tastings to suit your tastes at our favourite vineyards

4 – ANTIQUES

An antique hunter’s paradise, Tourtour’s treasures are to be found all year long in its many antique shops.

5 – MARKETS

To discover Provence, is of course to explore its markets full of flowers and heavenly smells. Among the surrounding villages, Villecroze (3 km away) has its market on Thursday morning and Salernes (7 km away) holds a market on Wednesday and Sunday morning.

6 – VISIT

Guided visits of the traditional olive oil mill and the Victor Zaneboni fossil museum. Contact the Tourist Information Office on +33 (0)4 94 70 59 47 for further information.

You can discover how olive oil is made at the Château of Taurenne in Aups, a 15-minute drive from the hotel.

7 – DISCOVER BY CAR

Verdon Regional National Park, Thoronet Abbey, the troglodyte caves of Villecroze which were originally formed by water and fitted out as a living space in the 16th century, Sainte Croix Lake, etc.

8 – LOCAL CRAFTS

Renowned artists have long chosen to settle in Tourtour and in their wake new talents followed. You can discover their work in the village galleries. You can also visit quality purveyors of food, decoration, frames, clothes…

9 – CULTURE AND HISTORY

The Tourist Information Office proposes guided tours of the village, the olive oil mill (operational during the winter), the fossil museum and Saint-Denis church for groups of adults all year round.

10 – TO ROUND OFF THE DAY

And to round off your day, if the weather is fine, sit back and enjoy the tranquilly of one of our terraces. Enjoy the last rays of sun, lighting up the 180 km panoramic view over the three departments of the Alpes-Maritimes, the Var & the Bouches du Rhône with a glass of Côtes de Provence rosé in your hand.

Welcome to Provence!

         

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