Le Jas de la Caroline
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Visits - Walking and sport activities - Local events - Local products

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Citadel (XIIIth-XVIth-XIXth century)
Old rampart Towers
Cathedral (XIIth)
Old town
Saint-Dominique Cloister
Archeological Museum (old Sisteron)
Museum "Terre et Temps"

Surrounding area

Rocks and oil's mill "des Mées"
Montfort and Lurs villages
Ganagobie Prieuré
Salagon Botanic garden
Foundation Jean Giono in Manosque


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Lamb of Sisteron (A.O.C.)
Pieds et Paquets
Lavander's honey
Fougasse à l'anchois
Goat's cheese

Try it : provencal markets surrounding area ("Forcalquier" on monday for example...)

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GR 6 from Sisteron to Forcalquier
GR 946 (Prealps' crossing)
GR around Lure's mountain (summit 1826m)

Valensole Plateau (famous for its lavander's fields)
Serre-Ponçon Lake
Méouge Gorges
Verdon Gorges

Other activities

Many bike and VTT tours
Aventure Parc  (Sisteron)
Rafting and canyoning
Sisteron Lake  (5000 m²) - swimming and fishing
Paragliding, climbing, horse riding...

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Citadel Nights Festival (mid-july - mid-august)
Lamb fair (july) - Folk festival (august)
Crib and santons' exhibition (december)
Local market on wednesday and saturday
Monthly fair on the 2nd saturday of each month


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