Turriers is an extremely
picturesque hill-top village, situated in the north of the department of
Alpes de Haute Provence, between Sisteron and Lac Serre Ponçon (click How to
get there). It is a completely rural location in splendid mountain
farmhouse, “Le Maurier” is in a series of buildings on a promontory leading
out from the village of Turriers. In close proximity with other houses, the
location is nevertheless extremely quiet. There are splendid views from all
parts of the house to the surrounding forests and farmland and the Mid- and
There are good
facilities: a baker directly opposite the house, a butcher/general store, a restaurant and 3 café bars, plus a twice-daily bus
service to Sisteron. There is a large supermarket within 15 mins’
drive; likewise medical facilities. Turriers has a sports centre, including a
playground for children, and there are attractive nearby locations for
swimming and adventure sports.
fresh milk straight from the farm at milking time! Other delicious local
produce (organic vegetables, fruit, goat’s cheese, honey, lamb) available
from the surrounding farms or on local markets.
zone is remarkable for the exceptional purity of the air and great richness
of plants, insects and wildlife. Walk all day in the clear air with long
views over mountain ranges, or settle down with your camera to make an
amazing collection of wildflowers or butterflies!
What better base to explore this little known but exceptionally beautiful
part of Provence.
Le Maurier - Route du Maurier - 04250 Turriers - France
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