This valley where Dauphiné, Provence and Italy come together is one of the sunniest in all France.
Ex-pastry chef Carole Prost grows saffron at the highest altitude in Europe and sells her precious spice in many forms: powder, syrup, biscuits, jam, sorbet.
Meyronnes, Le village – Tél. 06 49 95 00 75
La Ferme des Villards
Bottle feed lambs, groom donkeys, milk goats, shear sheep and make cheese during a day playing at farmers on Anne Claude Rougon's farm.
Jausiers, Hameau de Lans, route de la Bonette Restefond Tél. 04 92 84 68 83
La Bergerie du Loup
In her kitchen Augustine lovingly cooks the vegetables husband Gérard grows in his garden. Courgettes, aubergines, tomatoes and peppers form the basis of this Haute-Provence restaurant's traditional recipes.
Enchastrayes - Tél. 04 92 81 32 46