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Le Vieil Aiglun, 04510 Aiglun, Digne-les-Bains France
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Updated 18/04/20

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MEDIEVAL HAMLET IN PROVENCE, SLEEPS UP TO 18 PERSONS. "Le Vieil Aiglun" is an ancient village dating back to the 16th century. It enjoys a remarkable position with stunning panoramic views onto Provence, the Alps and the Verdon area. The only buildings of the abandoned village which were still fit for habitation were converted into charming "gîtes" (self catering houses) of great comfort (3 and 4 stars). The three houses can be rented together (18 persons) or separately (one house for 8 and two houses for 5). "Le Vieil Aiglun" is located between Provence and the Alps, in a very quiet location, yet not far from a small town that provides all shops and restaurants. A large swimming pool (13 x 6 sqm) is at the disposal of our guests, as well as a large garden with beautiful views onto the fields and the ancient roman church. The garden offers lots of chairs, armchairs and hammocks. The place is ideal for a large family or a group of friends who want to meet up for a relaxing holiday.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Complimentary instant cofffee
Hiking
Horseback riding
Children's playground
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Plunge pool
Fence around pool
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Outdoor dining area
Bicycle tours
Fishing
Patio
Table tennis
Tennis court offsite
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Meeting rooms
Foot massage
Full body massage
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Umbrella
Clothes dryer
Washing machine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Dining area
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Kitchenette
Dishwasher
Microwave
Oven
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Landmark view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Dutch and 1 more
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Stefan wrote a review Sep 2020
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We arrived at a rainy day and the surrounding had a touch of mystic atmosphere. The little church and the peaks of the mountains wrapped in clouds…phantastic moments. The house we stayed in, Gîte du Levant, is a dream of a cottage. Kids room with gallery and lovely arranged beds Superior parents room with breathtaking look over the hills and mountains. The whole property including the pool was in very good condition. We will love to come back to this little piece of heaven… Thank you very much Annick and Charles
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Response from Charles et Annick Speth, Propriétaire at Le Vieil Aiglun
Responded 13 Sep 2020
Many thanks for sharing your experience at le Vieil Aiglun. You obviously appreciated the environment, including during a rainy day! We hope you will come back.
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Svenja wrote a review Aug 2019
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Very clean, well-equiped little house in a perfect location with a great pool with views! Easy communication with the hosts. Welcoming families with kids. Surrounding area with lots of hiking possibilities (thanks to Charles).
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Response from Charles-ahp, Propriétaire at Le Vieil Aiglun
Responded 9 Aug 2019
Many thanks for having taken time to share your experience. It's great that you enjoyed your family holidays around the pool and that you discovered many hiking trails in our region. We hope to welcome you again during your next trip in Haute Provence.
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Richard H wrote a review Aug 2016
Wells, United Kingdom20 contributions10 helpful votes
Paradise may not be achievable on earth, but this place enables you to get right alongside it. Charles and Annick Speth have restored the four restorable houses in a long-deserted Provencal hilltop village, overlooked by the still operating 16th century church. One house they live in themselves, the others they rent out. We were 8 plus a baby in the Gite de Midi, billeted in four gracious and spacious double bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom. I am not sure where to start in singing the praises of the Gite and its environs - and indeed the incredibly helpful owners. The huge views to the high Alps to the East are every bit as astounding as in the picture above. Nearer at hand, on all sides, rolling hills offering wonderful walks up hills, through forests, down gorges (and you don't have to go as far as the tourist-choked Verdon gorge) and through the alleyways of ancient hilltop villages. Given the nine hairpin bends on the steep lane leading to the village, it is tempting to while away days doing little, swimming in a pool with a vista reminiscent of the terazza d'infinita at Ravello, reading in hammocks slung between pines in the extensive grounds, playing on the boule pitch, enjoying a traffic-free silence filled only with birdsong and a night sky such as one rarely sees, so remote is this corner of Provence. I hope you get the message.
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Date of stay: August 2016Trip type: Travelled with family
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Danielle4711 wrote a review Jul 2016
Germany2 contributions
I was surprised about the wonderful location, the great view over the hills and mountains, the buildings, the pool, the nice rooms. The atmoshere was relaxing and I will come back definately. You can see and feel how much love and care it might have demanded to create such an environment out of old buildings somewhere in the nature of the provence. Congratulations on your engagement for your visitors in the past and present. I really appreciated my stay at "Le Vieil Aiglun".
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Date of stay: June 2016
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: All rooms have an individuel lovely interior, whatever you pick it will be nice.
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GattiGrigi wrote a review Oct 2015
Edinburgh, United Kingdom9 contributions7 helpful votes
We stayed in Gite Levant for a fortnight in September: we loved the property, location, and surrounding area. We four friends from Scotland met at the Gite and spent the next fortnight exploring the surrounding hills and towns and villages, Andy Goldsworthy art, playing petanque each evening (with or without one of the owners dog or cat monitoring us!), and swimming in THE pool with a view. Cooking facilities were excellent allowing many a convivial evening of food and wine. A pizza van with on board woodfired oven comes to the bottom of the hill on a Tuesday (at the local market): great pizzas! The property was clean and tidy upon arrival with everything we needed to make our stay comfortable. It was our first time in the Haute Provence and won't be our last: we loved exploring the area and enjoying the peace and tranquility of the gite in the evenings/at night. The twisty road up to the gites is worth the effort although it does take some getting used to! Ferdinand, dog, and Cousson, cat, are gentle companions should you welcome their company. Charles and Annick are discrete but helpful hosts. There if you need them but they keep their distance should you require privacy: thanks for the amazing pears by the way! Local markets are a must as are, if you are used to hillwalking, the hikes in the locality: Cousson, Esclangon, and the Gorges de Trevans were highlights: sturdy footwear required. Charles is ever helpful with tips and maps (and even as a guide) should you require.
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Date of stay: September 2015
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PRICE RANGE
US$130 - US$354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
FranceProvence-Alpes-Cote d'AzurAlpes-de-Haute-ProvenceDigne-les-BainsAiglun
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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Frequently Asked Questions about Le Vieil Aiglun
Which popular attractions are close to Le Vieil Aiglun?
Nearby attractions include Maison Alexandra David-Neel (4.8 miles), Plan d'eau des Ferreols (4.5 miles), and Chapelle St Pancrace (4.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Le Vieil Aiglun?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Le Vieil Aiglun?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Le Vieil Aiglun?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Le Vieil Aiglun?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Le Vieil Aiglun?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Chouette Gourmande, L'Estanquet, and Pizz’a Mia.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Le Vieil Aiglun?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Le Vieil Aiglun?
Yes, a clothes dryer and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Le Vieil Aiglun?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to Le Vieil Aiglun?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Les Pénitents des Mées (7.3 miles).
Does Le Vieil Aiglun have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.