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Tourism in Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban

in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence , the village of Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban was built in the heart of preserved landscapes. The historic heart of the village has various stores, offering both inhabitants and visitors the main local stores expected on vacation: bakery, grocery store…


Do you want to take advantage of your vacation to indulge in new outdoor activities? Numerous hiking trails leave from the village, with itineraries suitable for both sportsmen and amateurs. Numerous outdoor activities can also be practiced in the Durance Valley: horse riding, tree climbing courses, initiation to climbing, paragliding…

Do you know tapenade, this specialty made from olives? Have you ever crunched into a juicy apricot, picked the day before? From the Mediterranean coast to the mountain pastures of the valleys of the Alps, the attractiveness of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is also based on its gastronomy. Visit local producers and farmers and share the unique atmosphere of the regional markets.

Churches and chapels whose bells, wash houses, fountains, museums, abbeys, etc. still ring out today… You can also discover a local heritage rich in surprises.

To find out more, you can contact the Tourist Office.

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A rural heritage in the spotlight

in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence , men have many stories to share. They have cultivated the land, extracted raw materials from it. This meeting between a territory, a climate and people has favoured the emergence of a heritage worthy of interest. Several museums will offer you original cultural escapades. Visit the Pierre Martel museum in Vachères, the MHeMO (Musée d’Histoire et de Mémoire d’Ongles) in Ongles, the Pierre Delquié museum in Pierrevert, the Flour mill museum in La Mure-Argens…


Barring the Durance valley with a powerful fortress, the city played a strategic military role for a long time. Today, its citadel and its old town seduce tourists who come to discover the authentic charm of a town in Haute-Provence. From the top of the citadel, you will enjoy an exceptional view of the Durance and the peaks of the Alps.