Heritage and terroir
The inhabitants of the valleys of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department have shown perseverance and creativity in exploiting their land. Various museums deal with original themes, offering insight into the know-how of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. In particular, you can visit the Maison-Musée des Forts Vauban du Haut Verdon in Colmars, the Museum of Prehistory in Quinson, the Baden-Powell Scout Museum in Sisteron, the Gassendi museum in Digne-les-Bains, the Chestnut Museum in Braux, the Pierre Delquié Museum in Pierrevert…
Haute-Provence National Geological Nature Reserve
Since 1984, the Haute-Provence National Geological Nature Reserve has covered an area of 230,000 hectares and 59 communes. Exceptional natural sites attract visitors, such as the Digne-les-Bains ammonite slab, the ichthyosaur fossils of La Robine-sur-Galabre or the sirenian site of the Tabori ravine in Taulanne.