ENSUES-LA-REDONNE

Located between the garrigues, pine trees and the sea, Ensues-la-Redonne is a typical village of the Côte Bleue, along the Estaque mountain range, with a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean.

Set back from the coast and sheltered from the sea winds by the wooded Graffian plateau, the historic village lies at the bottom of the rocky hills where vines and olive trees also grow. It has village houses and a few shops, as well as a market every wednesday morning. Ensues-la-Redonne is also home to some beautiful coves and creeks that stretch along the coast. La Madrague de Gignac, La Redonne, Les Figuières, Le Petit Méjean, Grand Méjean, all offer a view of the crystal clear waters.

For the walkers, a very beautiful stroll is to be made along the path of the customs officers where 5 km of paths were arranged and inserted between the ochre rocks and the pines plunging towards the deep reflections of the sea.

Charm and change of scenery are guaranteed for this authentic village with a Provencal feel.

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LE VERDON

Between lavender fields and monumental gorges, the Verdon is home to some forty communes in the heart of a 170,000 hectare natural area where life follows the rhythm of the seasons.

Located at the crossroads of the Mediterranean and the Pre-Alps, the Verdon Regional Nature Park, created in 1997, now encompasses 43 municipalities in the Var and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence departments. Known for its majestic classified gorges, this protected area offers breathtaking and verdant panoramas stretching from the Haut Var to the Sainte-Croix lake and the lavender fields of the Valensole plateau. For nature lovers or thrill-seekers, this region offers numerous outdoor activities (hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, rafting, canyoning, paragliding…).

The Verdon is also a land of contrasts and a culturally rich territory. Known for their history, their heritage or their age-old crafts, places such as Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, Saint-Julien-du-Verdon or Aups have kept the charm of the Provençal villages of the past.

Esparron-de-Pallières, a village of 400 inhabitants, clinging to the hillside and dominated by its castle, is also a favourite. A “Village of Character”, it has kept its topography and its centuries-old streets intact. Esparron, marked by Charles d’Arcussia, former lord and author of a world-famous treatise on falconry, still celebrates today a festival dedicated to birds of prey with demonstrations of hunting in flight.

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A l’Est, une grande suite parentale au large dressing et à la salle de bain habillée de carreaux signés Patricia Urquiola clôture ce niveau.

A l’étage, deux premières chambres aux vues mer au travers des grands pins se partagent une salle d’eau graphique. Un passage en verrière conduit aux deux dernières chambres se partageant également une salle de bain avec vue.

Dehors, dans le jardin, la piscine à débordement bordée d’ipé met en valeur le travail du jardinier du Rayol, sollicité pour créer une invitation au voyage à travers les paysages méditerranéens. Les espèces rares côtoient les espèces locales, offrant une sensation de bout du monde.

Aix-en-Provence

Protected by the Sainte-Victoire mountain, dear to Cézanne, Aix-en-Provence is a historic spa town with a rich architectural heritage. Elegant and authentic, it offers an ultra-privileged living environment.

The sub-prefecture of the Bouches du Rhône region, it forms the Aix-Marseille Provence Metropolis with 35 other municipalities. Surrounded by a wooded and preserved countryside, where one can find authentic Provencal country houses, Aix-en-Provence includes the surrounding villages: Les Milles, Luynes, Puyricard, Célony, Couteron, Les Granettes, as well as recent neighborhoods, such as La Duranne.

This city is a real open-air museum. Private mansions with beautiful sculpted doors and windows, balconies and ironwork, mossy fountains, a pedestrianized city center, courtyards and squares shaded by century-old plane trees… give it its charm and postcard look! Whether it’s the Granet Museum, the Aix-en-Provence Festival with its concerts, operas and workshops or the nightly screenings of the Instants d’Été in the parks and gardens … Aix-en-Provence offers a stunning cultural offer. But the city is also known for the quality of its educational and research institutions, and it is also a digital metropolis in full development. It attracts many young tech companies and a lot of students.

As for transportation, the city is served by regional and national buses. The TGV Méditerranée train station is 15 minutes from the city center and the Marignane airport is 25 minutes away.

Straddling tradition and modernity, between sea and mountains, the aura of Aix-en-Provence blends elegance and authenticity, and offers an ultra-privileged living environment.