Alpes de Haute Provence, Provence-Alpes-Azur in France

A photo from Provence-Alpes-Azur

Mountain region with peaks of over 2500m, deep valleys with rivers feed by the winter snow and breath taking landscape. The local industry is dependent on fruit orchards, dairy cattle and of course olive oil.

Countryside panorama of the Alpes de Haute Provence

Autumn view of the landscape in the Alpes de Haute Provence

The historic Route de Napoleon passes through the area.

The town of Sisteron

Charming town of Sisteron on the banks of the river Durance

The hills offer very interesting paths for hikes and mountain bikers. There are also many opportunities for rock climbers and the climate is ideal for gliders.

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