Things to see and do - Le Bar-sur-Loup
Le Bar-sur-Loup Travel guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup : Michelin's recommendations
This tiny village, overlooking the Loup valley from its hilltop setting and looking across to Tourettes-sur-Loup, is surrounded by terraces of orange trees, jasmine and violets. As the fief of the county of Grasse, it has retained aspects of its illustrious past, such as the keep of its 16C castle and a number of religious treasures, including the large Louis Brea altarpiece, comprising 14 panels on a gilded base in the Église de St Jacques-le-Majeur.
Tourist attractions Le Bar-sur-Loup : Things to see and do
During its short journey from rising on Mt Audibergue to flowing into the Mediterranean, the River Loup has over the ages hewn one of Haute-Provence's most beautiful valleys; a vertical gorge dotted with potholes. Heading upstream, visitors will disc..
As you enter St-Jacques church, note the carved panels of the Gothic doorway. Also of interest is the high altar with the retable by Nice artist Louis Bréa (1475-1523), with 14 scenes depicting 12 saints painted on a gold background. Lastly, admire t..
Hotels Le Bar-sur-Loup
6 Place Francis Paulet F - 06620 Le Bar-sur-Loup
Chateau de Grasse is a family-run hotel set in a castle dating from the 13th century, 6 km from the centre of Grasse. Panoramic views of the Loup Valley are offered from the terrace and free Wi-Fi is provided. Each of the traditional rooms is indivi..
Restaurants Le Bar-sur-Loup
380 avenue Amiral-de-Grasse F - 06620 Le Bar-sur-Loup
Blackboards, quill pens, all manner of objects evoking bygone schooldays... Now, people of all ages come here to enjoy tasty sunny cuisine. It is served in fine weather on the terrace in the former playground.