Tourism and travel guide

In the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the spa town of Gréoux-les-Bains seduces by its picturesque charm.

By choosing to take the secondary roads leading to the village of Gréoux-les-Bains, you will revitalize yourself a thousand miles from the pace of your daily life.

The thermal waters of Gréoux-les-Bains are particularly effective in relieving rheumatism and respiratory ailments. This Provencal village is also renowned for its historic centre and ancient castle, known as the Templar castle.

Do you want to take advantage of your vacation to practice an outdoor sports activity? Get out your mountain bike or bicycle, put on your backpack and set off to discover the sunny paths of the Valensole plateau and the Verdon country. During your stay, you can also try other activities: first flight, via ferrata… Nearby, discover also the lake of Esparron.

Influenced by nearby Italy, enjoying a generous climate, the local culinary tradition is a real tourist attraction. Visit the producers and farmers of the Valensole plateau and the Verdon region and taste the flavors of the regional markets.

You wish to stay in Southern France? Discover a wide choice of accommodation to spend your stay in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence: bed and breakfast, campsites, hotels… You can organize your stay by contacting the Tourist Office.

The spa town of Gréoux-les-Bains

The Romans have known about the virtues of the thermal waters gushing out of Gréoux-les-Bains since the 1st century. Thermal baths were built to exploit these waters with their many virtues.

The thermal waters were used to relieve rheumatism and respiratory ailments. They can also provide relief for women who have suffered from breast cancer.

As a spa resort, Gréoux-les-Bains is also home to a casino. The Partouche Casino in Gréoux-les-Bains welcomes players.

Lakes and lavender fields in Provence

Lavender is part of Provence, capturing the senses with its intoxicating colors and fragrances. The Valensole plateau is a postcard picture, with its lavender fields stretching as far as the eye can see. To enjoy the show, plan a trip to Provence in June or July.

Gréoux-les-Bains also lies at the heart of some splendid scenery. The lakes and rivers invite you to enjoy a wide range of hiking and water sports activities. You can visit the lake at Esparron-du-Verdon, or go hiking in the lower Gorges du Verdon.


The Verdon Regional Nature Park

In southeastern France, the landscapes of the Verdon show the successful marriage between the Verdon, a soft rock and the blue of Provence. The landscapes are at the same time wild and preserved : steep valleys or wide cultivated valleys, forests… The Park has been designed to welcome lovers of outdoor activities, while respecting natural areas. The Park has been designed to welcome lovers of outdoor activities, with respect for the natural environment: hiking, Nordic walking, cycling or horseback riding, climbing, canoeing and kayaking, sports trails in the trees…

The picturesque villages are reminiscent of a very ancient human occupation. During your visits, you will be able to admire oil mills, oppidums, churches, chapels, oratories? Agropastoralism is very active thanks to the actions of passionate farmers. Village grocery stores and markets will introduce you to local flavors: honey, gingerbread, mountain cheese, lamb meat, farm and market garden products, olives, olive oil…

Read more: Verdon Natural Regional Park

Visiting Gréoux-les-Bains: practical information

The Destination Haute-Provence – Durance – Luberon – Verdon Tourist Office provides practical information about Gréoux-les-Bains :

You can also visit the Gréoux-les-Bains town hall website:

Would you like to discover the local gastronomic specialities? A large Provencal market is held every Thursday morning throughout the year. A local producers’ market is also held on Tuesday mornings.