Haute-Provence Geological Reserve
Provence has preserved, in its soil, the memory of several hundred million years. Numerous fossils bear witness to the time when the soil of Provence was at the bottom of an ocean where strange creatures lived: ichthyosaurs, sirenians, ammonites, etc.
Museums and Heritage
The Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department has a very rich human and architectural heritage and an ancestral terroir. Various museums welcome visitors interested in local heritage. Visit for example the Lauzet-Ubaye Museum, the Lavender Museum in Barrême, the Ecomuseum of the School in Seyne-les-Alpes, and the Brass Museum in Thoard.