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The lavender region of Digne-les-Bains includes the following towns/villages and sites:

  • Champtercier
  • Digne-les-Bains
  • Mézel
  • Thoard
  • Gorges de Trévans
  • Clue de Barles

Champtercier (04660)

Parc Rural des Champs de Provence

  • This parc was formed on old agricultural land and presents different aspects of natural and rural Haute Provence. Along with regional plants and farming, it presents rural provençal activities such as bergerie, lavender distillery, volière, pigeonier, etc. Provençal restaurant.
  • tel: 0492 319 080
  • Open: July-Aug, 12h-19h; June, Sept, 12h-18h; Oct, weekends 12h-18h; Nov-May by request.
  • Entry: 20 F (about 3 euros)

Digne-les-Bains (04000)

Circuit "Plantes et Parfums" sur le Pays de Digne

  • Office de Tourisme de Digne-les-Bains
  • tel: 0492 314 273
  • Visit the lavandicoles of the Vallée de l'Asse.

Corso de la Lavande

  • This lavender festival has been going on for 50 years. It includes parades with floats, aïoli for everyone, folklorique events and a grand bal on the place De Gaulle.
  • Comité des fêtes à Digne-les-Bains Centre Desmichels, Office de Tourisme de Digne
  • tel: 0492 315 002
  • First weekend of August.

Découverte du Patrimoine de Haute-Provence

  • Association des Guides de Pays; by reservation.
  • Chambre d'Agriculture
  • 66 rue Gasendi
  • 04001 Digne-les-Bains
  • tel: 0492 314 860

Jardin Botanique des Cordeliers

  • The botanical garden is in the interior space of a medieval convent, and includes medicinal, aromatic, ornamental and edible plants.
  • Place des Cordeliers
  • Service Espace et Environment
  • tel: 0492 308 150
  • Guided visits for individuals from 15h. Groups of up to 25 by rendez-vous. English
  • Open: Apr-Oct, 9h-12h, 15h-18h.

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