Manosque: 385m above sea level
Nestled in the heart of the Alpes de Haute-Provence, the town of Manosque is located in the Durance Valley, hiding many riches. It is now one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region. Manosque knew how to modernise while retaining generational knowledge linked to olive oil and vines. Something to delight all taste buds...
Manosque: a town of alluring beauty
Within the town of Manosque, nature and human ingenuity mingle. Throughout your visit, you will also be able to contemplate many monuments and historical sites. In particular, you will be led to visit the majestic Romanesque church of Notre-Dame-de-Romigier. Not far from there, your attention will be captured by the impressive gates of Saunerie and Soubeyran. True vestiges of the past, the beauty of the latter will not leave you indifferent.
Do not end your visit without making a stop at the Jean Giono Centre, located in a magnificent hotel. You will soon be immersed in a universe of refined pens and literary works of great finesse.
What to see or do in Manosque?
A great tourist trip is one that sticks with us long after we leave. So take advantage of a sunny day to blend into the city. Head towards the church and the Saint-Sauveur fountain. The remains of the Carmelite and Observantine convents will take you back in time and back to the first centuries of Christianity. In August, you will be charmed by the Manosque pottery market.
Set off to attack the Mont d'Or.
Do you rember the village of Les Mées and its pudding? Mont d'Or is a hill also made up of pudding, an agglomerate of pebbles. If you want a view of the plain, walk to the top of the watchtower.
Distance from the campsite:
50.9km / 40min.
Go and discover it !
pl de l'hôtel de ville , 04100 Manosque