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Provençal in Castellane & Around

Auberge du Teillon

Located 5km east of Castellane on the road to Grasse, this much-loved roadside hotel has a handful of simple rooms up top, but it’s the restaurant that’s the main draw. Cuisine is ‘Provençal classic’ and the atmosph…
Museum in Castellane & Around

Musée Sirènes et Fossiles

Mermaids and fossils feature at this worthwhile paleontology museum, which explores the geological past of the Alps – hard to believe this whole mountain range once lay at the bottom of a vast temperate sea. Admissi…
Museum in Castellane & Around

Musée de la Résistance

Haute-Provence was a hotbed of the Resistance during WWII, and this small museum, 1.5km along the road to Digne, is dedicated to local heroes of the Maquis. Call ahead to arrange a visit.