Departement of the Alpes de Haute Provence - Pop.: 30 inh.

puce From Sisteron take the D951 and then the D4 for 1 km.

Châteaufort, church
The road leading to Châteaufort is tiny, and so is the village!

Perched in a tranquil spot among wooded hills, Châteaufort has a beautiful church built from yellow stone that overlooks the village, and just fifteen or so houses below, half of which are uninhabited and more or less in ruins.

Châteaufort, pigeon loft

If you like complete tranquillity you'll love the pure air and the streets invaded by weeds, the big fountain dated 1885 under a venerable lime tree, one or two well renovated farms, and of course the remains of a fortified castle, an old stone tower that has now been converted into a private residence.

When you visit, nothing will disturb the calm apart from the soothing gurgling of the fountain and the noisy singing of the cicadas.

Châteaufort, house

Why not buy one of those old barns to restore?


puce What to see:

Castle ruins. Church.


puce Leisure activities:

Hiking in the hills.
Fishing. Mountain-biking.


puce Accommodation:

tA Nibles or Valernes.


puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Nibles (3 km), Valernes (5 km), La Motte (8 km).


Provence and French riviera
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Châteaufort, fountain

Châteaufort, pigeon loft