Tourism in Puimoisson

A tourist destination in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the village of Puimoisson seduces with its authentic charm and exceptional location, with the backdrop of the Verdon and the Valensole plateau.

Close to some of the major tourist sites and monuments of the Verdon and the Valensole plateau, the village of Puimoisson welcomes you for a few hours’ escapade or for a stay lasting several days.

Nature activities await you in this village surrounded by lavender fields. Get on your mountain bike or bicycle, take your hiking boots and walk along the sunny paths of the Verdon and the Valensole plateau. You will also have the opportunity to try your hand at different activities in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence: horse riding, tree climbing, via ferrata, paragliding?

From the coasts of the Mediterranean Sea to the upland grasslands of the alpine valleys, the attractiveness of southeastern France is also based on its delicious cuisine. Go and meet the local producers, directly on their farms, or at the various markets held locally.

Churches, fountains and wash houses, monasteries, castles and abbeys… During your stay, you can discover a cultural and historical heritage. You can contact the Tourist Office to organise your stay. You wish to stay in Southern France? The campsite is appreciated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. There are also hotels and guest houses of character. To help you organise your stay, we suggest a selection of accommodation.

The Verdon Natural Park

The landscapes of the Verdon are particularly varied. According to your desires, you can explore the Gorges du Verdon, impressive and oversized, the hills of the Haut-Var, the Artuby, the lakes and mountains, the lake of Sainte-Croix, the plateau of Valensole, the low gorges, with hills covered with holm oaks… The Park has been designed for the practice of nature activities, with respect for biodiversity… Hiking is a popular nature activity in the Verdon… You can also take to the roads of the Verdon by bike, practice climbing or canyoning, take a via ferrata, or even get to know the skies during a paragliding flight… The authentic villages and heritage of the Park also attract visitors: grain mills, oil mills, windmills, castles, churches, chapels, oratories… Passionate producers continue to give life to an ancestral know-how. Markets and traditional grocery stores will introduce you to local flavors: gingerbread, honey, goat’s cheese, lamb, farm and market garden products, cold-pressed olive oil, citrus fruit liqueurs, lavender essential oil…

The Provence so dear to Jean Giono

Jean Giono is a world-renowned Provençal author. He wrote Le Hussard sur le toit (The Hussar on the Roof), which recounts the adventures of an officer of the hussars in a Provence ravaged by a cholera epidemic. He also wrote Regain, which is the story of the revival of a village victim of the rural exodus. Travel through the authentic Provence of Giono, with its sun-drenched landscapes and authentic villages.

Heritage and terroir

The Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is home to a rich human and architectural heritage and a land based on a centuries-old tradition. Several museums will offer you exciting cultural activities. According to your desires, you can visit the Military Motorcycle Museum in Sainte-Tulle, the citadel of Sisteron, the museum of the Poudrière d’Entrevaux…