Departement of the Alpes de Haute Provence - Pop.: 300 inh.

puce From Sisteron, take the N85 heading north, then the D12 for 2 km followed by the D104.
Claret, bell tower

Claret is a large village nestling up high around its church.

It has several brand new spotlessly clean car parks shaded by plane trees, a little square with green and lavender blue benches which look just right, a covered wash-house and picturesque sloping streets, gardens perfumed with lavender, a fine perched church,unpretentious houses brightened up with brown, green and blue shutters...

and of course a few old barns just waiting to be restored!

Claret, the village

Horses in a field, an old lady enjoying the cool evening air in her doorway, and doing the crossword puzzle at the same time, a sleeping dog...

At Claret, life carries on its peaceful course!


puce What to see:

19th century church.
Chapel of Notre-Dame.


puce Leisure activities:

Hiking in the hills. Mountain-biking.


puce Accommodation:

Holiday rentals.


puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Monêtier-Allemont (Hautes Alpes, 3 km), Melve (7 km),Curbans (9km) et Thèze (7 km).


Provence and French riviera
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Claret, door of the church