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A privileged situation

Welcome to Forcalquier, a village offering a privileged geographical location between the Lure mountain and the Luberon natural park. Forcalquier is also located between the Gorges du Verdon and the Luberon Massif, as well as between the Durance and Calavon rivers. This ideal position provides an exceptional natural setting for all visitors looking to discover the beauty of Provence and relax in a calm and peaceful environment. Come discover the richness of the region by staying at Domaine Bellavigne and exploring all the wonders that Forcalquier has to offer. 

To find out all about the good addresses in the surrounding area, ask your hosts! They know the region perfectly and will be able to guide you best.

The village of Forcalquier

Forcalquier is a historic village and rich. Visitors can explore the old town, with its narrow streets and medieval buildings, as well as the magnificent citadel that dominates the town. There are also a multitude of museums and exhibitions, such as the Municipal Museum, which displays collections of art and local history, and the Contemporary Art Center strong>, which exhibits works by renowned artists. We present to you some other must-sees: Couvent des Cordeliers, Mourres and hot air balloon flight. 

Finally, for lovers of gastronomy, Forcalquier is a place of choice with its numerous restaurants, cafés and bakeries offering local dishes and traditional pastries.

The Valensole Plateau

The Plateau de Valensole is an unmissable destination for nature lovers, located just a few kilometers from Forcalquier. This region is famous for its vast lavender fields as far as the eye can see, which offer a breathtaking spectacle in summer. Visitors can enjoy the beauty of nature by walking or cycling, while discovering the many villages.

Gorges du Verdon

The Gorges du Verdon and the Lac de Sainte-Croix are a popular destination. The landscape is spectacular with its steep cliffs, crystal clear waters and sandy beaches. Visitors can practice many activities, such as swimming, hiking, canoeing or even paragliding. The Gorges du Verdon are a true natural gem.

Le Colorado Provençal

The Colorado Provençal is a unique natural site. The rock formations of this old ocher quarry offer surreal landscapes, with brightly colored cliffs. Visitors can stroll through the hiking trails. Colorado Provençal is a must-see destination for nature lovers and photographers.


Sisteron, located about 30 kilometers away, is a medieval town which offers breathtaking views of the mountains. The city is famous for its citadel dating from the 13th century and its imposing rock. Visitors can explore the narrow streets and colorful houses of the historic center, as well as the local crafts shops and regional products.


Located about an hour away, Apt is a medieval town perched on a hill. The center's winding streets are home to historic buildings, such as Sainte-Anne Cathedral and Apt Castle. The town is also known for its Provençal market, which is held every Saturday morning and offers a wide variety of local products.

The villages

The villages are so many gems not to be missed. Cheese lovers will be delighted to discover Banon, famous for its cheese, while history buffs will explore the medieval fortifications of Lurs. Finally, Moustiers-Sainte-Marie is renowned for its artisanal earthenware and its enchanting setting. Don't miss Mano with the Château de Sauvan and the Priory of Salagon. 

Family activities

For families, the Oraison leisure center offers activities for all ages: supervised swimming in summer, playgrounds, pétanque and beach volleyball courts, rental of pedal boats and canoes. At Saint-Michel-l'Observatoire, at the planetarium, you will discover the secrets of astronomy through 360-degree projections and animations. Sky observation evenings are offered.


Domaine Bellavigne is surrounded by hiking trails and mountain bike trails offering magnificent countryside landscapes. Nature lovers will be able to take the marked trails leading to the Montagne de Lure, the Mont Ventoux, or the Luberon. Mountain bike circuits are also available for the more sporty, with routes suitable for all levels.

Provençal markets

Provence is known for its colorful and lively markets, where visitors can discover local products such as seasonal fruits and vegetables, cheeses, wines and olives. Discover the Forcalquier market on Monday morning, the Apt market on Saturday morning, or the Manosque craft market on Sunday morning.