Tourism in Majastres

The village of Majastres benefits from an exceptional setting, in the heart of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. Nestling under the sun of the Verdon and Haute-Provence region, the village has managed to protect its identity. Do you want to be in the green, far from any activity? Here, you can forget the noise of your everyday life.

Outdoor activities are numerous. Rent your mountain bike or your bicycle on the spot, put on your backpack and set off to discover the paths of the Verdon and Haute-Provence region. Numerous outdoor activities are also available in the Verdon and Haute-Provence: paragliding, horse riding, tree climbing, via ferrata, climbing…

From the Mediterranean coast to the mountain pastures of the Southern French Alps valleys, the attractiveness of southeastern France is also based on its gastronomy. The local markets are a unique opportunity to live a convivial experience, while buying local products that you will savor in the hours that follow, for example as an aperitif.

The heritage of the Verdon region and Haute-Provence offers you some beautiful discoveries. Here, a church that has crossed the centuries. Here, the ruins of an old castle where a lord once lived.

You can get in touch with the Tourist Office to discover ideas for accessible visits all around .

Do you want to stay in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence? You can discover a wide choice of accommodation to spend your stay in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence: hotels, bed and breakfast, campsites…

The Verdon Natural Park

Between the Var and the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the Verdon Natural Park welcomes on its territory landscapes of an astonishing variety with mountains, hills, deep canyons, forests, clearings and cultivated valleys. Nature activities are very numerous. The amateurs of walking will leave to the discovery of the numerous arranged paths. You can also cycle along the paths of the Verdon, learn to climb, canoe down the Verdon or contemplate the Verdon landscapes on horseback… Men have been present on these lands for tens of thousands of years and have left us a heritage of great richness: grain mills, windmills, oppidums, chapels, churches, oratories… The heritage of the Verdon is also in the plate. Markets and grocery stores will introduce you to local flavors: honey, goat cheese, lamb meat, vegetables and fruit, olives, olive oil…

The UNESCO Geopark of Haute-Provence

The exceptional geological wealth of Haute-Provence is classified by UNESCO. The Geopark highlights the thousands of fossils, some of them 300 million years old, of this once sunken territory that rose up out of the sea during the formation of the Alps. Discover the Promenade Museum, in Digne-les-Bains, the ammonite slab, the ichthyosaur fossils of La Robine and the mermaid fossils.

Heritage and land

in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence , men have shaped the landscapes. They have cultivated or exploited the land. This meeting between men and a territory gave birth to a particular heritage. This heritage is valued by various museums. During your visits, discover the Gallo-Roman Museum of Saint-Martin-de-Brômes, the Museum of Prehistory of Quinson, the Museum of Earth and Time of Sisteron, the Museum of Meyronnes, the Museum of Lauzet-Ubaye, the Museum of Military Motorcycle Fashion of Sainte-Tulle…