Camping in Digne-les-Bains (04), Digne is the capital of the lavender growing area and a Thermal resort benefitting from an exceptional climate as much from the sunshine as the clearness of the atmosphere. The temperatures compare with those of the Cote d’Azur (French Riviera), but with one major bonus : that of the coolest nights in Provence.
Numerous activities are on offer to you : a converted and developed lake covering 1.5 hectares (nearly 4 acres – with supervised bathing, pedalos, water games, electric boat rides, crazy golf), tennis, Mountain biking, horse riding centre, climbing, treetop trails, paintballing, paragliding, canyoning, Zip-wire runs, 18 hole golf course.
Discovering the sky by paraglider (over 5 yrs only)
Fly by paraglider with the free flight professionals and admire the magnificent scenery of the Digne region.
One hour or whole day trips, unique and varied sites and landscapes are within easy reach : The Citadelle de Sisteron, the Gorges du Verdon, the Plateau de Valensole and its lavender fields, the Mercantour National Park, the Lac de Sainte Croix, the lac de Serre Poncon, the Pignes tourist train (Digne-les-Bains/Nice), the Route Napoleon.
A whole range of waymarked tracks allowing you to admire the grandiose panoramic views of the pre-alpine region of Digne-les-Bains.
The Chemins du Soleil offer you two routes in unspoilt countryside to cross the Pre-Alps : from the Rhone valley to the Alpes du Sud and from Vercors to Provence ; these two routes pass by Digne-les-Bains. In total, more than 1000km of tracks which are perfectly waymarked. The town has also set up inter-district cycling links and mountain bike circuits. Open to all, they allow everyone, according to their level, to participate…..
Transition point between the Alps and Provence, the Haute Provence Natural Geological Reserve, the largest in Europe, is characterised by its diversity of exceptional landscapes where the course of mankind sits side by side with prehistory over a span of 2,300km. The Reserve can be visited as a true, outdoor museum thanks to its land that has been adapted to help you learn to understand it. Discovery, waymarked circuits open to all are available from the museographic poles of Digne-les-Bains, Castellane and Sisteron.
Culture is not forgotten because the town of Digne-les-Bains harbours many museums including the famous Fondation Alexandra David-Neel, concert halls, cinemas, markets and the famous Corso fleuri de la Lavande, the much sought-after display of fragrances and colours
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