The Baronnies of Provence

The most beautiful villages of the Baronnies provençales

breathtaking landscapes

Visit the Baronnies provençales, a regional nature park located in the very south of France. Drôme at the gateway to the Vaucluse. The Baronnies Provençales is an unspoilt limestone massif with lush vegetation that is as rich as it is magnificent. This magnificent area is definitely worth a visit, and is just waiting for you to be blown away by its relief and landscapes.

If the Provençal Baronnies appeal to the eyes with their undeniable beauty, all the senses are awakened. The scents of olive trees, thyme and lavender mingle and emanate from the garrigue. This natural park is a real concentrate of Provence. It is today a preserved area where an exceptional biodiversity is born and flourishes.

The citadel of Sisteron, one of the most beautiful villages in the Baronnies of Provence

numerous historical monuments

There are many exceptional sites to discover in the Baronnies Provençales. The weight of history is very important, 40 buildings are listed or classified as historical monuments and 12 sites are also listed. Among the sites to discover, the castle of Cornillon-sur-l'Oule, the village of Laragne-Montéglin which houses the castle of Arzeliers, the Roche-Saint-Secret-Béconne.

Apart from the natural treasures represented by the rivers, forests and garrigues, numerous villages adorn some of the cliffs of the Baronnies, once built on high ground to protect themselves from outside attacks.

Grignan and Vaison-la-Romaine are perfect examples, and all 3 have exceptional charms that are well worth a visit. Last but not least, the Grotte Chauvet, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, opens the door to mankind's first great masterpiece.



Château de Grignan, one of the Drôme's most imposing châteaux

Castles of the Drôme

Discover the many castles in the Drôme

Village of Montélimar


Discover Montélimar and its charms

Mirmande, Drôme

the drôme

Character, nature and important history, the Drôme is full of surprises ready to amaze you