The village of Mézel welcomes you in the splendid landscapes of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. This typical village of the Valensole plateau will seduce you by its authenticity.
The village of Mézel is a true haven of peace.
In Mézel, nature activities are numerous. The village is the starting point of many hiking trails, with itineraries adapted to all levels. During your stay in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, you can also indulge in other activities: horse riding, golf, initiation to climbing, tree climbing, paragliding...
In Mézel, as everywhere in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, gastronomic specialties are a tourist attraction. The region around Mézel invites you to enjoy tasty gourmet visits, to meet the know-how of local producers.
The local historical heritage conceals exceptional tourist treasures: churches or old abbeys, old houses, castles or manors... Get closer to the Tourist Office or the Tourist Office to discover activities. Do you wish to stay in or near Mézel? Discover a wide choice of accommodation to spend your stay in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence: campsites, hotels, guest houses...
Lavender is inseparable from Provence, seizing the view and intoxicating your senses. The Valensole plateau is a postcard picture, with its lavender fields scrolling to the horizon. The landscapes are decked out in purple between June and July.
Fossils in the Haute-Provence Geopark
Fossils of ammonites, ichthyosaurs and sirenians bear witness to a distant era when Haute-Provence was under water. A unique concentration of fossils, some over 300 million years old, makes Haute-Provence a precious territory, protected by UNESCO and valued. During your stay in the region, don't miss the UNESCO museum interpretation centre, the Digne-les-Bains Geopark of Haute-Provence.
Museums and Heritage
In the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, you can meet men and women who, for generations, have been developing the soil of this area between the mountains and Provence. You can discover this heritage in different museums. According to your desires, you can visit the Clément Faugier museum, the ecomuseum of the Tailor's Workshop in Seyne-les-Alpes, the Baden-Powell Scout museum in Sisteron, the MHeMO in Ongles, the Flour Mill museum in La Mure-Argens...