To discover or to do around

At 485 metres above sea level, under one of the purest skies in Europe, Sisteron, "Perle de Haute Provence," is a medieval city, situated where the Alps meet Provence. This town of 8000 people will seduce you with its charm. It is located in a area benefiting from a an exceptional climate. Discover the rich medieval history, the rural culture, the old villages on the sunny slopes, the small churches, ...

 

Upon arrival, you will find a binder with detailed tourist information.

 

In the meantime, you can check Internet sites such as :

 

 

In Sisteron

 

  • The old city (The Citadel, the Cathedral, the old districts, museums).  Visit 360°
  • In summer : Festival "The nights of the Citadel", "Rues en fête" (Celebration streets in the evening),...
  • Discovery Days (Tourism Office)
  • The Provencal market
  • Cinema, library
  • Leisure sports: swimming (artificial lake, rivers,…), adventure park

 

Around Sisteron

 

Leisure tourism

 

 

Leisure sports

 

  • hiking
  • cycling, mountain biking ("Les chemins du soleil = The paths of the sun" , "Grande traversée des Préalpes à V.T.T. » = Great prealps crossing by bike)
  • air sports (gliding, hang-gliding)
  • climbing
  • horseback riding
  • via ferrata
  • flowing water sports (canoe kayak, rafting, canyoning, hydrospeed, …)
  • Swimming in river (Méouge) or lakes (Ribiers, Eyguians,...)

 

Further away

 

  • The Verdon (The canyon, the Museum of prehistory in Quinson, the lake Esparron)
  • The Provence, the Luberon, Aix en Provence and the Pays d'Aix
  • The alpine valleys and Ubaye
  • Hautes-Alpes: Champsaur, Valgaudemar, Briançonnais, Queyras and the Ecrins
  • The lake Serre Poncon and the Valley of the Blanche.