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Aiglun

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Aiglun - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
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Aiglun is located on the right bank of the Bléone, 8 km from Digne-les-Bains, Prefecture of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. The town is bisected by the Route Napoleon (N85) between Cannes to Grenoble. The old village on the heights was abandoned in the early 20th century. Different neighborhoods have been built and the town currently has about 1 200 inhabitants.

Aiglun is located in an environment of great beauty on the border between Provence and the Alps.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAiglun
Postcode04510
Latitude44.0680120 (N 44° 4’ 5”)
Longitude6.1345010 (E 6° 8’ 4”)
AltitudeFrom 507m to 900m
Surface area14.89 km²
Population1383 inhabitants
Density92 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureDigne-les-Bains (11.2 km, 13 min)
Insee code04001
IntercommunalityCC Asse-Bléone-Verdon
DepartmentAlpes-de-Haute-Provence
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Le Chaffaut-Saint-Jurson5.6 km (9 min)
Mallemoisson5.9 km (10 min)
Mirabeau9.1 km (14 min)
Champtercier10 km (14 min)
Digne-les-Bains12.3 km (17 min)
Barras13.2 km (19 min)
Malijai13.6 km (15 min)
Mézel14.8 km (19 min)
Châteauredon15.3 km (19 min)
L'Escale18.3 km (20 min)
Marcoux18.3 km (21 min)
Les Mées18.7 km (20 min)
Beynes19 km (27 min)

Things to see and do

The heritage of the town is spread over three sites: the Church of St. John (in ruins) dating from the 12th century church of St Mary Magdalene dates from the 16th century (where concerts are held) and the bridge over the old road Napoleon.

Hiking trails marked by the Geological Reserve of Haute Provence connect the different sites between them.

Events and festivities

The festival committee is very active Aiglun. It organizes festivals twice a year: in late June and early September.

The Friends of Old Aiglun about it organizes a festival each year in the church of St Mary Magdalene (the Sunday closest to July 22).

Photos

Aerial view of the old village of Aiglun
Aerial view of the old village of Aiglun
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Castle Aiglun the early 20th century
Castle Aiglun the early 20th century
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The festival of music Aiglun
The festival of music Aiglun
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Weather

Thursday 30 july
Min. 9°C - Max. 24°C
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Friday 31 july
Min. 10°C - Max. 27°C
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Saturday 1 august
Min. 14°C - Max. 20°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Golf de Digne-les-Bains (5 km Aiglun).

4x4 journey around Aiglun.

Accrobranche to Mallemoisson (2 km from Aiglun).

Tour guide for hiking around Aiglun.

Reserve Geologique de Haute Provence (Aiglun part of its territory).

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided tour of an agro-ecological farm
Culture and education6 € to 8 € Entrepierres (17.7 km)
Hired electric bikes delivered to your door
Nature and the great outdoors10 € to 140 € Sigonce (25 km)
“Voice and mountain” course: singing and hiking
Well-being390 € La Palud-sur-Verdon (36 km)
Canyoning or Rafting in the Verdon Gorges
Sports sensations33 € to 68 € Castellane (38 km)
Donkey trek in Hautes Alpes
Nature and the great outdoors40 € to 330 € Éourres (38 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of Volonne Lake
HikeEasy2h15Volonne (10.8 km)
Bells of Barles
HikeIntermediate4h30La Robine-sur-Galabre (13.2 km)
Olive tree path
HikeEasy1h30Estoublon (14.2 km)
Tour of the old village
HikeEasy2h00Châteauneuf-Val-Saint-Donat (15.1 km)
Summit and Ridges of Lure via Notre-Dame
HikeAthletic7h00Cruis (24 km)

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