Resources

Guides RandOxygène (www.randoxygene.org) Indispensable outdoor activity guides.

La Route Napoléon (www.route-napoleon.com) Nice to the mountains: Bonaparte's route when he fled Elba today makes a brilliant drive.

Alpes de Haute-Provence (www.alpes-haute-provence.com) Hiking routes, village guides, local products and general practical info for exploring the mountains.

Lonely Planet (www.lonelyplanet.com/france/alpes-de-haute-provence) Destination information, hotel bookings, traveller forum and more.