Located in Provence at 500m alt, Aups is in the first foothills of the Alps. The town is at the gates of Verdon River, at 60 km from the sea and 80 km from the snow stations. Aups is named Capital of Haut-Var and Capital of the truffle and was made a part of the Parc naturel régional du Verdon in 2000.
What makes this Village specialTruffles
Aups has the third largest black truffle market of France, known for its quality and importance. This market is held every Thursday from November to February.
There is a colourful Provençal market, every Wednesday and Saturday featuring local products and handicrafts.