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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
Population4786 inhabitants
Density111 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureDigne-les-Bains (48 km, 49 min)
Insee code04088
IntercommunalityCC Pays Forcalquier et Montagne de Lure
DepartmentAlpes-de-Haute-Provence
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

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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Notre-Dame de Fougeres 15th century
Notre-Dame de Fougeres 15th century
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Notre-Dame de Fougeres
Notre-Dame de Fougeres
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Citadel
Citadel
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Sunset on St. Pancras Chapel
Sunset on St. Pancras Chapel
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Chapel Saint-Marc
Chapel Saint-Marc
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Arthouse Cinema in the chapel of the Convent of the Visitation (1687)
Arthouse Cinema in the chapel of the Convent of the Visitation (1687)
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Cathedral of Notre-Dame du Bourguet (1155)
Cathedral of Notre-Dame du Bourguet (1155)
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Citadel at night
Citadel at night
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The Mourres
The Mourres
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The rocks of unusual Mourres
The rocks of unusual Mourres
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Bories Free access around Forcalquier
Bories Free access around Forcalquier
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Borie wilderness (1 / 2 hour walk)
Borie wilderness (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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Rocks Mourres
Rocks Mourres
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Rocks Mourres
Rocks Mourres
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Rocks Mourres
Rocks Mourres
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Rocks Mourres
Rocks Mourres
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Rocks Mourres
Rocks Mourres
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Weather

Wednesday 6 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 24°C
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Thursday 7 may
Min. 7°C - Max. 24°C
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Friday 8 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 24°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
Hired electric bikes delivered to your door
Nature and the great outdoors10 € to 140 € Sigonce (6.4 km)
Bicycle hire between Verdon and Luberon
Nature and the great outdoors18 € to 72 € Manosque (14.2 km)
Hiking with a donkey in the Hautes Alpes
Nature and the great outdoors50 € Éourres (29 km)
Guided tour of an agro-ecological farm
Culture and education6 € to 8 € Entrepierres (31 km)
Lavender distillery in Provence
Crafts0 € to 5 € Apt (32 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)
Colorado of Provence
HikeEasy1h00Rustrel (24 km)
Tour of Volonne Lake
HikeEasy2h15Volonne (25 km)
Olive tree path
HikeEasy1h30Estoublon (31 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels