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The Pays de Forcalquier
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Villages and sights around

The Carluc Priory, at 4 km from Céreste in the dir of Forcalquier, tel: 04 92 79 04 16.
Christian place of worship from the 4th, the priory dates from the 11th.
The Ganagobie Priory, access D 330 or N 96, tel: 04 92 68 00 04.
10th monastery. The 12th church only can be visited, very nice Romanesque mosaïcs.
Notre Dame de Lure, access by D 113 from St Etienne les Orgues.
Founded in 1165, the south side of the Lure Mountain, an important  place of pilgrimage  in a splendid area.
The Rotonde, access D 51 up in Simiane la Rotonde, tel: 04 92 75 90 47.
End of 18th donjon 18m high, one of the most beautiful monuments in Haute Provence.
The Salagon Priory, 3 km from Forcalquier, on the way out from Mane, dir. Apt, N 100.
12th church, 15th and 17th prioral dwelling. Remains of archeological sites dating from the 1st century BC. Museum of the ethnological heritage in Haute Provence, exhibitions, workshops, guided visits. Tel: 04 92 75 19 93.
The Sauvan Castle, access at 2 km from Mane, dir Apt,  N 100. Tel: 04 92 75 05 64.
Built in 1720, one of the only examples of classical architecture in Provence.
Banon, the village which gave its name to the famous cheese.
Simiane La Rotonde, a rare and magic place along the hills coloured with lavander, sage and wheat, with its high ramparts houses and its full of flowers alleyways.
Revest des Brousses



The Pays de Forcalquier


ACCESS

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Train

plane
 

highway A7, out Avignon sud, then RN 100
highway A 51, out La Brillanne (11 km of Forcalquier), then RN 100

TGV Paris/Avignon, then Avignon/Forcalquier by bus.

Aiport Marseille/Provence
Airport Avignon/Caumont

Notre Dame de LureBanonRevest des BroussesSalagonForcalquierSimiane la Rotonde