Hotel in Moissac-Bellevue in the Var



​La Bastide du Calalou is located in the village of Moissac-Bellevue, in the Var, a few kilometers from the Gorges du Verdon and Lac de Sainte-Croix. This hotel of character and restaurant, with outdoor swimming pool and tennis court is nestled in the Verdon Regional Natural Park, in the heart of Green Provence, between Aix-en-Provence (85 km) and Fréjus (60 km), on the heights of the AUPS valley.

How to come to La Bastide du Calalou?

GPS coordinates :
N 43°39’15.664 ’’  E 6°10’9.541

La Bastide du Calalou has free and secure parking, as well as a charging station for electric vehicles.

Coming from the A8:

Take exit 36, Saint-Tropez to Saint-Tropez/Draguignan/Sainte-Maxime/Vidauban/Les Arcs/Le Muy
Continue on the D1555

Take boulevard Saint-Exupéry towards the road to Salernes/D557 in Flayosc

Follow the D557 and D9 towards Les Ferrages in Moissac-Bellevue

Follow the Baudinard road to the Bastide du Calalou

Coming from the A51:

Take exit 17 to Gréoux-les-Bains/Vinon-sur-Verdon/CEA Cadarache

Follow the D952, then the D554

At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit to the road of Montmeyan

Continue on the D13

Follow the D30 towards Les Ferrages

Continue on the road to Baudinard

​Two TGV stations allow you to reach la Bastide du Calalou:

Aix-en-Provence (86 km)

Draguignan-Les Arcs (42 km)

Marseille Airport (111 km)

Toulon-Hyères airport (105 km)

La Bastide du Calalou can also organize your taxi transfers, on request.

​You can also reach la Bastide du Calalou -which has a helisurface- by helicopter from the Côte d'Azur, thanks to the Azur Helicopter company.

Distance and travel time by car between la Bastide du Calalou and:

The Bastide of Calalou

Tourism & Activities in the Gorges du Verdon

Natural splendors of Verdon

Nestled in beautiful nature, perched on the hillside with a view of the Aups valley, this 4-star hotel and restaurant in Moissac-Bellevue in the Verdon Region Natural Park is the ideal place to explore the famous Gorges, a few kilometers away.

Immerse yourself in the heart of majestic landscapes, which place your stay under the sign of a change of scenery and adventure: with its cliffs which can reach 700 meters above sea level, the largest canyon in Europe shaped by the Verdon River below, Seduced by its beauties that we admire on the trails of hiking paths and superb points of view.

At the end of the Gorges, Lake Sainte-Croix -third largest in France- is a real jewel of emerald color, set of hiking or mountain biking, but also nautical activities.

The Bastide of Calalou

Athletes Paradise

The Verdon Regional Natural Park is an ideal playground for athletes! VTT or hikes on the trails adapted to all levels, but also nautical activities on the river and on lakes (canoe, kayak, stand up paddle): there is something for everyone! Rafting, canyoning and elastic jumping will fill the most adventurous among you, while the paraglider will allow you to gain height to admire the splendors of the region!

The Bastide of Calalou
The Bastide of Calalou

Villages of Verdon, authentic treasures

Perched on the side of hills along the Gorges du Verdon or on the edges of Lake Sainte-Croix, stand these villages full of charm. At the heart of this majestic and preserved nature, a few kilometers from la Bastide du Calalou, these small gems in a row seduce visitors who like to come and enjoy the sweetness of life and discover stone houses, squares and fountains, typical alleys, for a diving in the heart of authentic Provence.

Do not miss Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, on the edges of the Lake Sainte-Croix, surrounded by imposing cliffs, stroll through its cobbled alleys and visit its small church from which the view is superb.

Valensole, perched at altitude, will make you breathe the scents of Provence: this is where is the largest lavender plateau in France, almost magical purple carpet which extends over several hectares ...

In the heart of green Provence, the village of La Verdière is the place of pleasant walks in the small picturesque streets or in the medieval castle.

Surrounded by all sides by the river, Entrevaux seduces the visitor both by its original position and by its fortified medieval city and the superb view offered by its citadel overlooking the village and the region.

Finally, south of the Bastide du Calalou, taking the road which spins towards the Côte d'Azur, we discover the village of Tourtour and its superb panorama on Provence, between the mountains of the Var on one side and the Sainte-Victoire mountain on the other.

Travel around la Bastide du Calalou

A few kilometers away, take off towards the blue waters of the Mediterranean and the villages of the Gulf of St Tropez: Ste Maxime, Port Grimaud and St Tropez.

Sainte Maxime with its 11 kilometers of coastline, its sandy beaches, and its exceptional sunshine of 300 days a year.

Port Grimaud: Lacustrine city where to walk along the canals, take the boat, count the number of colors on each facade ... There are a thousand reasons to love the Provençal Little Venice.

Saint Tropez: City of art, culture and traditions which in the spring are coupled with a lighter and festive facet, in a singular alchemy, creator of myths.

And to perfect the discovery of the region, let's go to Nice, discover the Promenade des Anglais, eat a pissaladière a stone's throw from the flower market of the Cours Saleya, stroll through old Nice and its picturesque alleys with ocher colors.

For lovers of the Mediterranean blue, head towards Cassis and its magnificent creeks to be discovered during a boat trip.

Want History? Direction Aix en Provence, city of Paul Cezanne, History is here the theater of an everyday life where the pleasures of shopping and the nobility of heritage, the happiness of a terrace and the architectural beauties, the strolling in town and the baroque wonders all go together. It is ranked the 3rd set of baroque architecture in France, after Paris and Versailles.

The Bastide of Calalou
The Bastide of Calalou
The Bastide of Calalou
The Bastide of Calalou
The Bastide of Calalou