Geological nature reserve of Haute-Provence
The Reserve ensures the protection of geological sites unique in the world, sheltering a surprising concentration of ancient fossils: ammonites, ichthyosaurs, sirenians (marine mammals now extinct) … A museum located in Digne-les-Bains invites you to discover the fascinating geological past of the region.
Rural heritage in the spotlight
The people of the villages of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence have shown, from generation to generation, courage and ingenuity in promoting their land. Several museums welcome curious tourists, eager to learn more about the local heritage. During your visits, discover the house of Jean Giono in Manosque, the lapidary museum in Riez, the Mine Museum in Saint-Maime, the museum of Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye, the Vauban Forts House of Haut Verdon in Colmars…