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It's Truffle season !

From November 24 to March 9, every Thursday, find the weekly market at the Tuber Mélanosporum, black winter truffle. Sale of truffles to individuals by the Syndicat des Trufficulteurs du Var.

You are not in the Var in Winter? No problem, find a large number of activities all year round at the Maison de la Truffe in Aups.

La Maison de la Truffe

The Maison de la truffle is located in the heart of the Village of Aups, in the Old Hospice Saint-Jacques (17th century). The site offers for young and old, amateurs, experts or neophytes, a fun dive into the underground and mysterious atmosphere of the black diamond of Aups. The house has 4 universes of experiences with complementary atmospheres and destinations:

  • The Truffle Adventure – Polysensory Space

  • The Truffle through the 5 senses – Discover / learn to taste

  • Truffo-tourist – Activities / Services around the truffle

  • Products – Shop

Price: €3.50 per person

Escape Game activity - "The cave of the Golden Truffle"

Locked in the “Truffle Adventure” space, you have 1 hour to gather the clues, solve the riddle as a team and stop the truffle thief. Different puzzles and difficulty levels (children/family/adults) are available.

For the greediest, it is possible to complete the activity with a tasting of truffle toast (tasting offer) or to eat at the end of the escape game around a “Truffle Flavor” menu.

Activity available only in summer by reservation.

Price: €18 per person

Useful information from La Maison de la Truffe :

Address: Place Martin Bidouré, 83630 Aups

Phone : +33 7 49 95 46 42

Website :

The Truffle Masters

Do you want to taste truffles in the best possible way? Here are our essential addresses for lunch or dinner with the greatest truffle masters.

Chez Bruno :

"Bruno, guardian of culinary traditions, creator full of spirit, composer "emperor of the Truffle" attracts and seduces. He charms the whole planet with a Provencal from the vegetable garden or a terrine and also by the quality of this campaign made for happiness "

Discover the restaurant menu at the reception of Villa B.

For all reservations you can contact the restaurant on +33 4 94 85 93 93 or contact the reception of Villa B. The restaurant is open all year round.

Address : 2 350 route des arcs, La plan Campagne Mariette, 83 510 Lorgues.

The restaurant is located 15 minutes from Villa B.

Les Chênes verts :

“The Master of the place, Paul Bajade, is also the Master of the Tuber Melanosporum truffle, La Vraie, la Noire, the one that has enchanted this little corner of paradise hidden in the Tourtour forest for 40 years.

Crunchy vegetables, tender meats, fragrant porcini mushrooms, tasty honeys and the exemplary atmosphere of this country house... Everything here is authentic and will remain so.

The restaurant Les Chênes Verts has become an essential gastronomic stopover in the hinterland, dedicated to respect for the product and the love of Provençal flavors".

To know the menu and the menu of the moment, please contact the restaurant by phone.

For all reservations you can contact the restaurant on +33 4 94 70 55 06 or contact the reception of Villa B. The restaurant is only open during the truffle season. It is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Address : route de Villecroze, 83 690 Tourtour

The restaurant is located 15 minutes from Villa B.

Ready for a taste experience?


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