Parc Naturel Régional des Baronnies Provençales

Located between the Southern Alps and Mont-Ventoux, the Parc Naturel Régional des Baronnies Provençales is home to exceptional scenery and fertile farmland. In this land of flavors and fragrances, taste, smell, listen, look and touch–let your senses be your guide!

A diverse and renowned terroir

High-quality local fare

Boasting top-quality, terroir-driven products bearing the AOP (Protected Designation of Origin) and IGP (Protected Geographical Indication) labels, together with reputed wines, the Parc Naturel Régional des Baronnies Provençales promises to pamper your palate. Don’t miss the local Nyons olives and olive oil, Sisteron lamb, Alpes de Haute-Durance apples and Côtes-du-Rhône AOC wines. Relaxation and welbeing reign here and the reserve is also a growing ground for a plethora of aromatic and medicinal plants, essential oils and herbal teas.

Gastronomy and local products in the Alps


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Remarkable scenery

For nature and sports lovers

The Parc naturel régional des Baronnies Provençales features a stunning decor of limestone cliffs, lavender fields, orchards and hilltop villages. These remarkable landscapes, harbouring an ultra-preserved ecosystem (203 animal species and 2,000 plant species) offer an exceptional setting for thrilling outdoor sports lovers, with 1,500 climbing routes for all levels and some of France’s finest aerological conditions for paragliding and hang-gliding. The many signposted footpaths and trails are perfect for exploring the Parc Naturel Régional des Baronnies Provençales and its wild, generous natural treasures on foot, horseback or by mountain bike.

Outdoors activities

A window onto the sky

A magnificent nighttime display

Set far out in the countryside, the Parc Naturel Régional des Baronnies Provençales is one of France and Europe’s best-preserved areas from light pollution. The reserve’s stunning night sky is characterized by its depth and sheer blackness, comparable to that of Chili – a world reference among astronomers. It is the perfect place to dream away the night hours as you gaze at the stars… But that’s not all: if you keep your ears open, you may well catch the sounds of the many bats, insects, owls and other nocturnal birds going about their business around you.