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

With an area of 6,925 km�, the d�partement of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is located in the r�gion of Provence-Alpes-C�te d'Azur.

The pr�fecture is Digne-les-Bains and the sous-pr�fectures are Barcelonnette, Castellane and Forcalquier.

Neighbouring departments are Hautes-Alpes, Alpes-Maritimes, Dr�me, 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 - 04005 Digne-Les-Bains.

Annot Tourist Office:
Bd St-Pierre - 04240 Anot.

Banon Tourist Office:
Place Charles Vial - 04150 Banon.

Barcelonnette Tourist Office:
Place Fr�d�ric Mistral - 04400 Barcelonnette.

Castellane Tourist Office:
Rue Nationale - 04120 Castellane.
Castellane is located at the entrance of the Gorges du Verdon, on the 'Route Napol�on'.

Cereste Tourist Office:
Place de la R�publique, 04280 Cereste.

Chabanon Selonnet Tourist Office:
Station de Chabanon - 04140 Selonnet.

Colmar-les-Alpes Tourist Office:
Ancienne Auberge Fleurie - 04370 Colmar-les-Alpes.

Dauphin Tourist Office:
Salle du Ch�teau - 04300 Dauphin.

Digne-les-Bains Tourist Office:
Rond Point du 11 Novembre - 04001 Digne-les-Bains.

Entrevaux Tourist Office:
Place Charles Panier - 04320 Entrevaux.

Esparron-de-Verdon Tourist Office:
Le Hameau du Port - 04800 Esparron-de-Verdon.

Forcalquier Tourist Office:
13, place du Bourguet - 04301 Forcalquier.

Greoux-les-Bains Tourist Office:
5 Avenue des Marronniers - 04800 Greoux-les-Bains.

Jausiers Tourist Office:
Rue Principale - 04850 Jausiers.

La Palud sur Verdon Tourist Office:
Le Ch�teau - 04120 La Palud sur Verdon.

Le Sauze Tourist Office:
Immeuble Le Perce Neige - 04400 Le Sauze.

Les Hautes Terres de Provence Tourist Information:
La Roche - 04250 Le Caire.
Representing 20 villages in the cantons of La Motte du Caire and Turriers: Bayons, Bellafaire, Le Caire, Chateaufort, Clamensane, Claret, Curbans, Faucon du Caire , Gigors, Melve, La Motte du Caire, Nibles, Pi�gut, Sigoyer, Th�ze, Turriers, Valavoire, Valernes, Vaumeilh and Venterol.

Les M�es Tourist Office:
Bd de la R�publique - 04190 Les M�es.

Lurs Tourist Information:
Place de la Fontaine - 04700 Lurs.

Manosque Tourist Office:
Place du Docteur Joubert - 04100 Manosque.

Moustiers-Sainte-Marie Tourist Office:
Place de l'�glise - 04360  Moustiers Ste Marie.

Oraison Tourist Office:
Place du kiosque - 04700 Oraison.

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

Pra Loup Tourist Office:
Maison de Pra Loup - 04400 Pra Loup.

Quinson Tourist Office:
Place de la Mairie - 04500 Quinson.

Reillanne Tourist Office:
Cours Thierry D'Argenlieu - 04110 Reilanne.

Riez Tourist Office:
4 all�e Louis Gardiol - 04500 Riez.

Saint Andr� les Alpes Tourist Office:
Place Marcel Pastorelli - 04170 Saint Andr� les Alpes.

Saint-Jean-Montclar Tourist Office:
B�timent Communal - 04140 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 - 04500 Sainte-Croix du Verdon.

Sisteron Tourist Office:
1, place de la R�publique - 04202 Sisteron.

Ubaye Valley:
From Lac de Serre Pon�on to the Italian border the river Ubaye connects some fourteen communes, each with their own particular charm: Pontis, Le Lauzet Ubaye and M�olans 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 04260 La Foux d'Allos.

Val de Durance Tourist Office:
Ferme de Font-Robert - 04160 Ch�teau-Arnoux.
Seven communes: Ch�teau-Arnoux / St Auban, L'Escale, Malijai, Mallefougasse, Peipin, Peyruis and Volonne.

Valensole Tourist Office:
Place Fr�d�ric Mistral - 04210 Valensole.

Vall�e de la Blanche Tourist Information:
Office de Tourisme - 04140 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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