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Tourism in Saint‑Jurs

In the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, visit Saint-Jurs. Nestled in a magnificent natural setting, this typical village on the Valensole and Verdon plateau has managed to preserve its identity. Here, in this village of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, another pace of life is offered to you.

In Saint-Jurs, various outdoor activities will allow you to share new experiences. You can go hiking, cycling or mountain biking on the roads, paths, tracks and trails in the heart of the landscapes of the Valensole plateau and the Verdon. In the surrounding area, there is a wide range of outdoor activities: horse riding, tree climbing, via ferrata, rock climbing, paragliding…

The culinary specialties of the plateau of Valensole and the Verdon are a real tourist attraction.

In Saint-Jurs, gourmet food is the order of the day! Visit directly the producers of the Valensole and Verdon plateau and taste the flavors of the regional markets.

Churches, belfries, squares, fountains, wash houses, monasteries… You can also discover a historical and cultural heritage.

You can prepare your stay in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence by getting in touch with the Saint-Jurs Tourist Office .

You want to stay in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence? Are you more interested in camping, bed and breakfast or hotel? We can help you to book accommodation in the region.

The Verdon Natural Park

In Haute-Provence, the landscapes of the Verdon were born from the union between the Verdon river, the limestone rock and the azure sky of Provence. The landscapes here are grandiose and wild: valleys with cultivated fields, clearings, forests, vertiginous valleys… The Park seduces lovers of outdoor activities. You can practice activities such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, via ferrata, climbing, tree climbing… The authentic villages bear witness to a very ancient human occupation. During your visits, admire wells, fountains, chapels, oratories, churches, bread ovens, historical mills, grain mills, dovecotes, irrigation canals, oppidums… Agropastoralism is perpetuated thanks to the work of producers driven by the love of their land. Village grocery stores and markets will introduce you to local flavors: gingerbread, honey, mountain cheese, lamb meat, market garden and farm produce, olives, olive oil, liqueurs, lavender…

A remarkable rural heritage

The Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is home to a rich architectural and human heritage and a land based on an ancestral tradition. This heritage is enhanced by various museums. According to your desires, you can visit the museum of the Middle Verdon in Castellane, the ecomuseum of the Forge of Seyne-les-Alpes, the museum of Meyronnes, the museum of religious art in Digne-les-Bains, the museum of Forcalquier, the Gallo-Roman Museum of Saint-Martin-de-Brômes…

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