Lucky you! You are in the Provencal Baronies.
Land bathed in light – Lands of flavors – Land of scents – Land of sport and challenge
In Provence, between the Alps and the Mont Ventoux, the Provencal Baronies massif is an inspoilt natural setting that offers both, the mildness of its climate and its remarkable landscapes. Since 2015 this territory is recognized for its wealth by the label “Regional Natural Park”.
Plants and well-being, an art of living
The Provençal baronies with a rich natural and agricultural heritage adapted to the Mediterranean climate but under the Alpine influence, are strongly marked by perfumed, aromatic and medicinal plants: they are part of their identity. Just walking along it’s trails, on a bend of a path, you’ll cross thyme, rosemary or even lavender fields.
These plants are true footprints of landscapes and scents; they are an integral part of a natural quality of life and represent an art of living: try our thermal baths and spas with aromatherapy, and quality cosmetic products.
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Gourmet land by nature
From north to south and from east to west, each valley has its own climate, its own products and specialties. No less than 6 protected designation of origin (PDO), 7 Protected Geographical Indications (PGI) and two planned. The ambassadors of the local gastronomy are the wine, the olive and the olive oil of Nyons (the Tanche), the linden, the picodon-cheese, the apricot, the cherry, the lamb, the lavender, the herbs of Provence... Stolling in the park means venturing on a path of authentic flavors.
A real size get-away
The territory, with its varied mid-mountain topography, its Mediterranean climate, the richness of its natural and cultural heritage, provides an ideal environment for the practice of sports activities connected with Nature. The cliffs offer an exceptional setting for climbing: more than 1500 routes equipped for all levels, with internationally renowned sites.
Between lavender fields, orchards, marls and limestone screes, the Provençal baronies present a wide variety of hikes. Walkers, riders and mountain bikers can venture on a vast network of trails. The hilly terrain creates the diversity and the charm of the routes. Cyclists will take the opportunity to train before going to take on the neighboring Mont-Ventoux.
The mountains of the Park can also be discovered by air: paragliders and hang gliders are in bliss with one of the best aerologies of France!
Teas made of aromatic plants are produced on the massif of Baronnies provençales. Come and taste them at the Tourist Office Sisteron Buëch while getting an overview of the diversity of the Baronies! Isn’t it a good opportunity to taste a fragment of Baronnies Provençale!
Under starry skies, our nights are more beautiful
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Our values are yours
with the label "Park Values"
Did you know ?
The professionals with the label "Park Values " :
- commit themselves to the life of their villages and participate in the actions of the Park that
- guide you on a pleasant and authentic discovery of their territory
- are concerned with biodiversity
- measure the impacts of their activity on the environment,
- favor direct sales channels and quality local products
- preserve and renovate old buildings
- are part of a network of touristic stakeholders, farmers and craftsmen who convey and defend the values of sustainable tourism
- wish (through all these commitments) to give you all the keys of their territory to make your stay an unforgettable experience.