Shopping

Food in Banon

Brindille Melchio

Picnic supplies galore are on offer at this friendly grocer's on the village square. There's a great cheese selection, as well as homemade charcuterie and sausages.
Drinks in Forcalquier

Distilleries et Domaines de Provence

In business since 1898, this friendly distillery makes its own pastis and absinthe. Look for the sign marked ‘Espace Dégustation’ and the antique still outside.
Food & Drinks in Vallée du Haut Verdon

Maison des Produits de Pays des Alpes du Verdon

This attractive cooperative shop is a great place to pick up local souvenirs, from goat's cheeses, jams and honeys to handmade candles and woodcrafts.
Books in Banon

Librairie Le Bleuet

A lovely little bookshop just off the village square, with lots of Provençal books and postcards. It also host literary events.