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To discover the heritage of the Pays de Forcalquier et Montagne de Lure it’s well worth visiting a number of monuments:

notre dame de provence in forcalquierThe chapels and oratories of Forcalquier, from the gracious Chapelle de Notre Dame de Provence to the top of the Citadelle hill with its manually-operated carillon which is the symbol of Forcalquier.

 

 

 

 

The Priory of GanagobieThe Priory of Ganagobie built towards the middle of Xth century with its magnificent Romanesque mosaics.

 

 

 

 

Sauvan castleThe Château de Sauvan This « Petit Trianon in Provence », built in 1720,  is an entirely furnished mansion with a vast park and an ornamental pond.

 

 

 

 

The Priory of Carluc in CeresteThe Priory of Carluc a Christian place of worship and pilgrimage on the Domitian Way and the Way of Saint-James-of-Compostella

 

 

 

 

The Rotunda in SimianeThe Rotunda in Simiane is the centrepiece of the former castle of the Simiane-Agoult family.

 

 

 

 

The garden of the Abbaye de ValsaintesThe garden of the abbaye de Valsaintes a historical landmark with a fabulous garden filled with a multitude of plants and over 400 species of roses

 

 

 

 

The Priory of Salagon, the departmental ethnological museum_15545710277_lThe Priory of Salagon, the departmental ethnological museum a listed historical monument.

 

 

 

 

Notre Dame de LureNotre Dame de Lure  whose church is all that is left of the Chalaisian monastery established around 1160 at an altitude of 1200 metres in the middle of a beech grove.

 

 

 

 

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