If France is filled with beautiful landscapes, lush countryside, and dynamic cities, it also won’t be left out when it comes to observing the peaks. How not to take advantage of them to play golf and be surprised. In Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur the most beautiful peaks are at your disposal. Discover here six courses in the region where mountain views will entice you.
Saint Baume golf course
Located in Nans-les-Pins between Aix-en-Provence, Marseille, Brignoles and Toulon, the Sainte Baume Route offers a unique and incomparable atmosphere. The 18-hole course features a peaceful environment known for the exceptional quality of its botanical heritage. Its soaring greens and water obstacles give way to an attractive game all in a lush, sheltered environment.
The course is adapted to all levels of play, and the course design is centered around terraces, streams, pine trees and wild grass. Spread over an area of 40 hectares, Domaine de la Sainte Baume is not only a pleasure to play, but also a pleasure for the eyes. Its view of the block of the same name is the main origin of this panorama. Dominated by the Joug de l’Aigle at an altitude of 1148 meters, this venue emerges as a unique venue for a golf match that will be one of a kind.
Golf du Luberon overview.
Located 5 kilometers from Manosque, in the heart of Provence and to the southeast of the Luberon Regional Natural Park, you will discover the typical Provençal cycle. Its sharp design demands the most demanding of punches, precision handling, and skill in overcoming obstacles.
With its views of the Alps and olive groves, the change of scenery is holistic and the adventure is more than fun. The charm of this place also comes from its restaurant. Because if the course itself is a haven, the table of La Gardette, so popular in the area, dominates the golf course with the backdrop of the Valensole Hill. And if you take advantage of the Provence-Côte d’Azur golf card to discover this golf course at a discount?
Perched on the hills of Vaucluse with great views of the Luberon and the Alpilles, Golf de Saumane offers a very nice ride on its 18-hole course. It was designed in 1989 by Jean Garaïalde who was inspired by the course of the Carpentras Canal as well as the mountainous and rocky landscapes of the surroundings.
Nearby, wonderful Provençal villages are worth a visit such as L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue which is only 3 km away, a short drive away. So it is a little excursion into the gardens of the region, always with the mountains as envelopes, which we offer you.
Saint Victoire Golf Course (Chateau Larc Golf Club)
The Château l’Arc Golf Club is one of the most beautiful golf venues in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region. Created in 1985 and designed by the illustrious Robert Trent Jones II, it is ideally located at the gates of Aix-en-Provence and Marseille. It is 70 by 5817 square metres, and offers a diverse golfing experience thanks to its exceptionally ambient design. Its main origins, the view of Mount Saint Victoire. A true gem of limestone, it is 1,011 meters high and attracts curiosity for its trails and religious heritage.
On this estate, it’s all about the castle built by the Agoult family in 1620. A favorite studio of painter Bernard Beauvais, Château l’Arc was the summer retreat of Pierre Bergé, Jean Cocteau, or Yves Saint Laurent. So it is expected that there will be a leave of absence in the couture edition.
Golf Gap Bayard
From one road to another, and not far away, the landscape can literally change while maintaining the line of conduct, that is, fleeing from high mountains. At Gap Bayard Golf you get high altitude as well as oxygen to discover 18 holes with stunning views of Gap, Valleys and Champseurs, Massifs des Écrins and Devoluy.
Inhale, exhale, and let yourself go. This trip to the peaks is well worth the detour. It is definitely one of the most beautiful mountain designs and playing golf in these lands is a must for the little white ball lovers.
Golf du Bois Chino (Barcelona – Pra-Loup)
Natural mountain scenery surrounds Bois Chenu’s Barcelonnette – Pra Loup golf course. When Bachelard and Obai meet, the course enjoys the serenity of place and nature. In all nine slots on offer, waterfalls, bodies of water and filter accompany you to permeate your game between the fun of the game and the natural change of scenery.
Installed in a wonderful landscape at 1100 meters above sea level, this course is accessible to all. It offers a high-quality playground at the foot of Pra Loup and a ball ride from the historic heart of Barcelonnette. Again, it is the mountain that will permeate your game and there is nothing better than a good breath of fresh air between two birds.
And if you take advantage of the Provence-Côte d’Azur golf card to discover these courses?
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