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Travel Notes: France: Departments: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Department map of France showing the location of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.

The department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is located in the region of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur.

The prefecture is Digne-les-Bains and the sous-prefectures are Barcelonnette, Castellane and Forcalquier.

Neighbouring departments are Hautes-Alpes, Alpes-Maritimes, Drome, Var and Vaucluse.

Alpes-de-Haute-Provence Tourism

The department is named after the Alps mountains and the traditional province of Provence.

Formerly named Basses-Alpes (Lower-Alpes), the department was renamed Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (Alps of Upper Provence) because 'lower' was considered derogatory, by the local inhabitants.

Tourism in Alpes de Haute-Provence:
Maison des Alpes de Haute-Provence - Digne-Les-Bains.

Annot Tourist Office:
Bd St-Pierre - Anot.

Banon Tourist Office:
Place Charles Vial - Banon.

Barcelonnette Tourist Office:
Place Frederic Mistral - Barcelonnette.

Castellane Tourist Office:
Rue Nationale - Castellane.
Castellane is located at the entrance of the Gorges du Verdon, on the 'Route Napoleon'.

Cereste Tourist Office:
Place de la Republique, Cereste.

Chabanon Selonnet Tourist Office:
Station de Chabanon - Selonnet.

Colmar-les-Alpes Tourist Office:
Ancienne Auberge Fleurie - Colmar-les-Alpes.

Dauphin Tourist Office:
Salle du Chateau - Dauphin.

Digne-les-Bains Tourist Office:
Rond Point du 11 Novembre - Digne-les-Bains.

Entrevaux Tourist Office:
Place Charles Panier - Entrevaux.

Esparron-de-Verdon Tourist Office:
Le Hameau du Port - Esparron-de-Verdon.

Forcalquier Tourist Office:
13, place du Bourguet - Forcalquier.

Greoux-les-Bains Tourist Office:
5 Avenue des Marronniers - Greoux-les-Bains.

Jausiers Tourist Office:
Rue Principale - Jausiers.

La Palud sur Verdon Tourist Office:
Le Ch�teau - La Palud sur Verdon.

Le Sauze Tourist Office:
Immeuble Le Perce Neige - 0400 Le Sauze.

Les Hautes Terres de Provence Tourist Information:
La Roche - Le Caire.
Representing 20 villages in the cantons of La Motte du Caire and Turriers.

Les Mees Tourist Office:
Bd de la Republique - Les Mees.

Lurs Tourist Information:
Place de la Fontaine - Lurs.

Manosque Tourist Office:
Place du Docteur Joubert - Manosque.

Moustiers-Sainte-Marie Tourist Office:
Place de l'eglise - Moustiers Ste Marie.

Oraison Tourist Office:
Place du kiosque - Oraison.

Pays de Serre-Poncon Tourist Information:
Covers eight villages between the departments of Alpes de Haute-Provence and Hautes Alpes.

Pra Loup Tourist Office:
Maison de Pra Loup - Pra Loup.

Quinson Tourist Office:
Place de la Mairie - Quinson.

Reillanne Tourist Office:
Cours Thierry D'Argenlieu - Reilanne.

Riez Tourist Office:
4 all�e Louis Gardiol - Riez.

Saint Andre les Alpes Tourist Office:
Place Marcel Pastorelli - Saint Andre les Alpes.

Saint-Jean-Montclar Tourist Office:
Batiment Communal - Montclar.

Sainte Anne Tourist Information:
Ski resort in the Ubaye; located at 1,800 metres, with skiing down from 2,400 metres.

Sainte-Croix du Verdon Tourist Office:
Mairie - Sainte-Croix du Verdon.

Sisteron Tourist Office:
1, place de la Republique - 04202 Sisteron.

Ubaye Valley:
From Lac de Serre Poncon to the Italian border the river Ubaye connects some fourteen communes, each with their own particular charm: Pontis, Le Lauzet Ubaye and Meolans Revel (Gateway to the Ubaye); Les Thuiles, St Pons, Barcelonnette, Faucon, Jausiers, Enchastrayes and Uvernet Fours (Heart of the Ubaye); La Condamine, Meyronnes, Larche and St Paul (Upper Ubaye).

Val d'Allos Tourist Office:
5, maison de la Foux - La Foux d'Allos.

Val de Durance Tourist Office:
Ferme de Font-Robert - Chateau-Arnoux.
Seven communes: Chateau-Arnoux / St Auban, L'Escale, Malijai, Mallefougasse, Peipin, Peyruis and Volonne.

Valensole Tourist Office:
Place Frederic Mistral - Valensole.

Vallee de la Blanche Tourist Information:
Office de Tourisme - Seyne les Alpes.
Covering eight villages and four ski stations; 'a small corner of Switzerland mislaid under the sun of Provence'.


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