Gourdon is one of the three villages classified as “The most beautiful villages of France” (by the association which aims to promote assets of small and picturesque French villages of quality heritage) located in the country subdivision of the Alpes-Maritimes. Located near the plateau of Gréolières and the Gorge of the Loup (river canyon), Gourdon is an ideal village to finish beautiful days spent outdoor in the fresh air (biking, hiking, paragliding).
The village has many artisans showcasing local products, including perfumes and honey from many flowers found on the plateau. The village has a special creative perfumery and toiletries, soaps and scented candles: “La Source Parfumée” and “Allongue Perfume”. The village has also manufacturers of confectionery and gingerbread (cake made with honey): “La Marquisette”, “La Maison du Miel Bon”. The village is also home to many artists: hand glass makers, silk creations and natural stones jewellery.
If you visit Gourdon, take time to discover the castle which houses two magnificent museums (The Museum of History and the Museum of Decorative Arts and Modernity) and the Gardens with different styles: terrace with French formal garden (also called “jardin à la française”) created by the landscape architect André Le Nôtre who also designed the Gardens of Versailles for Louis XIV, the terrace with Italian garden, the medieval garden and the Provencal garden.
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