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Aups is a small town in south-eastern France. It is located in the Var subdivision of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur area. The city is located at a height of around 500m above sea level. The location of the city is unique as it is situated in the first foothills of the Alps. It is a nice place to spend vacations and living attributed to its lovely Mediterranean climate. The city was named as the Capital of Haut-Var and Capital of the truffle. Also it became a part of the Parc naturel régional du Verdon in 2000. The city is known for its pictorial beauty and greenery all around. The city covers an area of 64.15sq.km for its expansion. There are fountains and massive plane trees throughout the city. Also there are houses from 16th and 17th centuries in the city.

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Aups 

ID 961146 539 000
6 2 138 m2

Aups 

ID 1343756 299 900
3 4 115 m2

Aups 

ID 1332831 539 000
5 2 138 m2

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History

Earlier the village was known by various names during ancient times. It was called as Oppidum de Alpibus that means the town of the Alps. Following this, it was known by the names Castrum de Alpibus, castrum de Almis, Alps and now Aups. A Ligurian tribe named Oxybians settled in the village during the Ancient Rome time. It was close to Riez. The city was visited by Julius Caesar on his journey to overcome Gaul. 18 residents of the city were murdered by the Huguenots when the city was ransacked during 1574. This incident happened in Clock Street and a statue named “Maiden of the Massacre” was erected at that spot. The city came to be known as the “Center of Red Var” when it became the centre of the centre of the Var Republican revolution in 1851. This revolution was in opposition to the coup d’état of Napoleon III. During the World War II, the city was a monopoly of the French Resistance.

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Population

Aups has a total population of 2,089 as per 2006 census. Its population density is 33persq.km.

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Climate

Similar to other French cities, Aups also receives most of the rainfall during winter season. Owing to same reason, the city has a warm and temperate climate. In accordance with Koppen and Geiger classification system, the city has a Csb type climate. Aups has an average temperature of 11.6 °C. In the month of July, the temperature reaches its peak at an average of 19.9 °C. That is why it is warmest month of the year. In contrast to this, January is the coldest month of the year as it has the least temperature with an average of 4.2 °C. There is variation of 15.7 °C in the average temperatures all through the year. There is an annual average rainfall of 792mm in the city. Aups receives maximum rainfall during the month of November with an average of 94mm. thus it is the wettest month of the year. On the other hand, July receives the least amount of rainfall with an average of 25mm. hence it is the driest month of the year. There is difference of around 69mm in the average precipitation between the wettest and the driest months. For more details about the climate follow this link Climate.

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French, European

Des Gourmets
Des Gourmets

5 Rue Voltaire, 83630 Aups, France

+33 4 94 70 14 97

http://www.restaurantdesgourmets.fr

French, European

L'Aiguière
L'Aiguière

6 Place Maréchal Joffre, 83630 Aups, France

+33 4 94 70 12 40

http://www.restaurant-var-aups-laiguiere.com

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Auberge De La Tour
Auberge De La Tour

Rue Jean-Pierre Aloisi, 83630 Aups, France

+33 4 94 70 00 30

http://www.aubergedelatour.net

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A small selection from our holiday homes

Le Grand HotelBesides other facilities, the tourists may also get the best rental accommodation in Aups. There are numbers of holiday rentals and holiday villas in Aups where tourists may stay comfortably. You can easily rent top-rate holiday home in Aups. Some of the most popular names in the list include Alegria, Le Grand Hotel, Les Roses and Villa Romane. There is a long list of the world-class holiday homes for rent in Aups. Also investors may prefer to buy a property in Aups. It is really a good option to find villa for sale in Aups.

Aups 

ID 1393441 weekly € 1 064
6 4 12
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