Tourism in Saint‑Michel‑l’Observatoire

In the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the village of Saint-Michel-l’Observatoire awaits you in a preserved natural setting.

The village of Saint-Michel-l’Observatoire is a true haven of peace.

The beauty of the landscape is a major part of the attraction of Saint-Michel-l’Observatoire. It is the opportunity to go hiking or to go for a ride on mountain bike or bicycle on the paths and trails of the Luberon. According to your desires, you will also have the opportunity to try your hand at other activities in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence: horse riding, introduction to golf, tree climbing course, climbing, paragliding…

From the shores of the Mediterranean to the high altitude meadows of the alpine valleys, the diversity of the terroirs in the south-east of France offers a tasty gastronomy. The Luberon terroir offers many culinary excursions to discover the producers and farmers.

The region’s heritage offers the promise of great discoveries. In a village, a very well preserved fountain. There, the ruins of a medieval castle. Prepare your stay by getting closer to the Tourist Office of Saint-Michel-l’Observatoire. You want to stay in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur? The department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence has a climate that is ideal for camping. You can also find hotels and guest houses with authentic charm. Organize your stay by choosing an accommodation that suits you.

The Luberon Regional Nature Park

The creation of the Luberon Regional Natural Park is justified in view of the diversity of its territories. Between vineyards, meadows and forests, valleys, hills and mountains, a wonderful playground opens up to you. During your hikes, you will be able to observe a rich fauna of 270 species of vertebrates. If you are lucky, you can observe the Jean-le-Blanc circaet, the Egyptian vulture or Bonelli’s eagle, for example. The Luberon can also be explored on a bicycle. From Saint-Michel-l’Observatoire, set off on the paths of the Regional Nature Park, to discover landscapes of great beauty. The Luberon is home to magnificent listed villages, which await you around Saint-Michel-l’Observatoire.

The heritage of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

The valleys of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department have a fascinating heritage. Several museums explore a particular tradition of Haute-Provence culture. During your visits, discover the Alexandra David-Néel museum in Digne-les-Bains, the house of the Bois de Méolans-Revel, the museum of religious art in Digne-les-Bains, the Museum of Workers’ Memory, Mines and Miners in Saint-Maime…

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