Tourism in Saint-Jacques

The village of Saint-Jacques was built in an exceptional setting in the heart of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. Enjoy the hidden treasures of a typical small village in Haute-Provence. You want to spend a quiet vacation, and you want to revitalize yourself away from the noise and hectic life of the city? You can take advantage of your visit to Saint-Jacques to revitalize yourself.

Nature plays a major part in the appeal of this village. For you, a successful vacation rhymes with hiking? Numerous paths crisscross this unspoiled area of Haute-Provence. In the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, nature activities are varied. You can also opt for a horse ride, or try your hand at rock climbing.

Like other villages in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Saint-Jacques offers an exceptionally rich terroir, which is a delight for tourists.

The cuisine is part of the identity of Saint-Jacques, where local producers bring their products to life.

As you travel through the roads of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, you will be able to discover remarkable monuments: churches or old abbeys, old houses, wash houses, castles?

You can get in touch with the Tourist Office to get new ideas for activities, excursions and visits in the area.

You wish to stay in Saint-Jacques or near Saint-Jacques? Do you wish to stay in the calm of Saint-Jacques? In order to help you prepare your stay, we suggest a selection of accommodation.

The Haute-Provence Geopark

The geological past of Haute-Provence has allowed the conservation of many fossils. Marine animals such as ichthyosaurs or sirenians were imprisoned in the heart of the sediments, at a time when Haute-Provence was actually the bottom of an ocean. You can visit remarkable sites such as the museum interpretation centre of the UNESCO Geopark of Haute-Provence or the ammonite slab of Digne-les-Bains.

Museums and heritage

In the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, people have been shaping the landscape for centuries. They have grown small spelt and wheat, led their goats, sheep and cows in the meadows. This meeting between men and a territory has allowed the invention of a heritage worthy of interest. Several museums explore a particular aspect of Haute-Provence. According to your wishes, you can visit the Ecomusée de l’Olivier in Volx, the Musée de la Minoterie de La Mure-Argens, the Maison du Bois de Méolans-Revel…