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Découverte du territoire de Castellane et du Verdon

Its entire team welcomes you from April to September to help you (re)discover the outstanding natural and cultural features of the territory of Castellane and that of Moyen Verdon.+read more


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Relais du Parc naturel du Verdon

At the Information Point of Verdon you will find out what a Parc naturel is, understand its goals, see the impact of the actions carried out… with the help of mediation, exhibitions and various animations, you will enter in the heart of the Parc Naturel Régional du Verdon’s territory.+read more

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Maison Nature & Patrimoines

Because of the latest government measures, from tuesday 10th, august 2021, a sanitary pass will be requested at the Maison Nature & Patrimoines entrance.

No reservation is required in order to visit the museum or attend the tour.
Guided tours and children's activities are maintained, still respecting the sanitary rules.


Located in the center of Castellane, the Maison Nature & Patrimoines consists of  a local museum, grouping three exhibtion spaces, the Verdon's Natural Park information point, and a shop.

Its entire team welcomes you from may to november to  you (re)discover the outstanding natural and cultural features of the territory of Castellane's village and the Verdon. 

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The Maison Nature & Patrimoines opens its doors on may 22nd, 2021 with new exhibitions, workshops, tours and conferences.

In 2021, embark on a journey through time while discovering the geological and paleontological wonders of our region in the new exhibition «Fossil’s Era Present Era». An educational journey to share with family or friends in order to discover exceptional fossils from the territory. Among these fossils are works of contemporary art from the FRAC (Regional Contemporary Art Found) of Marseille.

You can also find the permanent exhibition «Mermaids and Fossils» about the manatees and dugongs' ancestors, those essential species who chose their habitat around Castellane 40 million years ago.

Finally, two free accessible exhibitions are proposed to you in 2021 on the 1st floor of the Maison Nature & Patrimoines: «Between fire and water» by the students of Castellane and «The Verdon during the four seasons» by the photographers Philippe Chauveau and Karim Smaoui.