Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Digne-les-Bains

Musée Promenade

Situated 2km north of Digne-les-Bains in St-Bénoît, en route to Barle, this museum and outdoor park features four trails that explore the region's geology and natural history. Highlights include a sculpture park, a …
Nature Reserve in Digne-les-Bains

Réserve Géologique de Haute-Provence

It's hard to believe, but millions of years ago the Alps sat at the bottom of a vast temperate sea, leaving behind millions of fossils pressed into the rock – including ammonites, trilobites and even the footprints …
Museum in Digne-les-Bains

Musée de la Lavande

Opened in 2015, this new museum in Digne explores Provence's lavender-growing culture through a mix of multimedia displays, explanatory panels, archive materials and vintage equipment. There's some interesting testi…
Sculpture in Digne-les-Bains

Refuge d'Art

In the mountains around Digne, British contemporary artist Andy Goldsworthy has created a series of outdoor sculptures along a 150km hiking circuit through awe-inspiring alpine landscapes. Called the Refuge d'Art, t…
Museum in Digne-les-Bains

Musée Gassendi

A rather oddball mix of exhibits are on show at Digne's main museum – from 19th-century Provençal paintings and natural history exhibits to contemporary art by the British artist Andy Goldsworthy. The most interesti…
Museum in Digne-les-Bains

Fondation Alexandra David-Néel

Paris-born writer and philosopher Alexandra David-Néel (1868–1969) – among France's great historical figures – was the first woman to enter (incognito)into Tibet's temples. Later she settled in Digne. This museum pa…