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The region of Sisteron

citadelle de Sisteron
Sisteron et la Durance

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 :

Activities nearby - to see - to do - to discover

In Sisteron

  • The old city (The Citadel, the Cathedral, the old districts, museums)
  • 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.


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