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Forcalquier

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

Forcalquier - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
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Sub-prefecture of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Forcalquier is a medieval town crossed by the Via Domitia.

You can visit the old town with its narrow streets. There are small places, some of which are adorned with fountains, beautiful houses from the 12th to the 15th century, which you can admire the entries.

Forcalquier is served by the A51 motorway, its entrance is about 10 km (Brillanne).

Geographical information

MunicipalityForcalquier
Postcode04300
Latitude43.9599330 (N 43° 57’ 36”)
Longitude5.7807120 (E 5° 46’ 51”)
AltitudeFrom 397m to 904m
Surface area42.76 km²
Population4875 inhabitants
Density114 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureDigne-les-Bains (48 km, 49 min)
Insee code04088
IntercommunalityCC Pays Forcalquier et Montagne de Lure
DepartmentAlpes-de-Haute-Provence
RegionProvence

Nearest cities & towns

Mane3.4 km (6 min)
Pierrerue5.5 km (8 min)
Niozelles6.1 km (8 min)
Fontienne8.1 km (14 min)
Limans8.9 km (12 min)
Sigonce8.9 km (15 min)
Saint-Maime9 km (13 min)
Revest-Saint-Martin10.5 km (20 min)
Saint-Michel-l'Observatoire10.6 km (13 min)
La Brillanne10.6 km (10 min)
Dauphin10.9 km (14 min)
Lurs10.9 km (12 min)
Ongles14.1 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments

Events and festivities

Photos

Forcalquier
Forcalquier
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classified Cemetery (one of the most beautiful in Europe)
classified Cemetery (one of the most beautiful in Europe)
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Chapel of Our Lady of the fifteenth century Ferns
Chapel of Our Lady of the fifteenth century Ferns
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Chapelle Notre-Dame de Fougeres
Chapelle Notre-Dame de Fougeres
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Citadel
Citadel
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Sunset on the St. Pancras chapel
Sunset on the St. Pancras chapel
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Chapel St. Mark
Chapel St. Mark
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Art Cinema and testing in the chapel of the convent of the Visitation (1687)
Art Cinema and testing in the chapel of the convent of the Visitation (1687)
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Cathedral of Bourguet (1155)
Cathedral of Bourguet (1155)
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Citadel night
Citadel night
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the Mourres
the Mourres
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Unusual rocks Mourres
Unusual rocks Mourres
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Bories Free access around Forcalquier
Bories Free access around Forcalquier
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Borie in nature (1/2 hour walk)
Borie in nature (1/2 hour walk)
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Forcalquier saw the chapel
Forcalquier saw the chapel
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Panorama from the chapel
Panorama from the chapel
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Borie
Borie
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discover this landscape of rocks shaped like mushrooms, arches and bridges overlooking the Forcalquier basin, and the Durance Valensole. The Mourres by their sub-desert environment and fantastic looking, often inspired local writers. Ranked sensitive natural area, to preserve to enjoy it for a long time
discover this landscape of rocks shaped like mushrooms, arches and bridges overlooking the Forcalquier basin, and the Durance Valensole. The Mourres by their sub-desert environment and fantastic looking, often inspired local writers. Ranked sensitive natural area, to preserve to enjoy it for a long time
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! Mourres Rochers
! Mourres Rochers
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Mourres Rochers
Mourres Rochers
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Mourres of Rocks
Mourres of Rocks
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Rocks Mourres
Rocks Mourres
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Weather

Tuesday 6 december
Min. 10°C - Max. 10°C
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Wednesday 7 december
Min. 9°C - Max. 9°C
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Thursday 8 december
Min. 8°C - Max. 8°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

From mid-June to mid-July: the road to lavender.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hot Air Balloon Flight over Provence
Nature and the great outdoors217 € Forcalquier
Hired electric bikes delivered to your door
Sports sensations10 € to 140 € Sigonce (6.4 km)
Bicycle hire between Verdon and Luberon
Sports sensations12 € Manosque (14.2 km)
Donkey trek in Hautes Alpes
Nature and the great outdoors40 € to 330 € Éourres (29 km)
Discovery hike in Provence
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 25 € Sault (33 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Summit and Ridges of Lure via Notre-Dame
HikeAthletic7h00Cruis (12.2 km)
Tour of the old village
HikeEasy2h00Châteauneuf-Val-Saint-Donat (20 km)
Around Gréoux-les-Bains by electric bike
Cycling itineraryEasy2h30Gréoux-les-Bains (24 km)
Colorado of Provence
HikeEasy1h00Rustrel (24 km)
Tour of Volonne Lake
HikeEasy2h15Volonne (25 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels