Local villages

25 places to visit locally, from the tiniest village to the most faraway hilltop town, not to mention towns like Manosque and Oraison. There’s something to suit everyone!
Pierrevert
Pierrevert
The department's wine capital, this hilltop village is one of the most picturesque and authentic in the region, surrounded by vineyards and forests. ...
Montfuron
Montfuron
With its windmill built under Louis XIV, proudly standing on its hillock, this perched village offers a unique panorama. It also boasts a church with ...
Puimoisson
Puimoisson
Manosque
Manosque
Located on the right bank of the Durance River, Jean Giono's birthplace is a land of art and culture. Full of charm, this thousand-year-old city ...
Villeneuve
Villeneuve
Perched high above the olive groves of the Durance River, this village offers superb views of the Alps and the Plateau de Valensole. Its heritage is ...
Saint-Laurent-du-Verdon
Saint-Laurent-du-Verdon
Valensole
Valensole
Situated along an ancient road, Valensole is one of the largest communes in France! Its 800 km² plateau makes it the "breadbasket of the region", ...
Le Castellet
Le Castellet
Corbières
Corbières
Built amphitheatrically at the foot of a hillside, this commune is bounded to the east by the Durance, to the north by the Chaffère torrent, and to ...