Departement of the Alpes de Haute Provence - Pop.: 1.200 inh.
Between Sisteron and Digne via the "route Napoléon" (the N85) or via the A51 autoroute, exit Aubignosc, next take the N85.
Peipin is peacefully situated in the middle of the splendid countryside of the Lure mountain and the Durance plain.
At the village summit, at the top of the hill overlooking the plain, you will see the ruins of a medieval ancient chateau-fort surrounded by oak trees, olives and box woods.
There is a magnificent view of the surrounding plains, the Lure mountain and village.
You will notice that the village streets wind upwards from the "place de l'église", you will also see the main road which is the only one crossing the village in a straight line (it follows the same route as the old "voie Domitienne").
While visiting Peipin, don't miss the "Bons Enfants" hamlet where you will discover an old bridge of medieval origin which crosses the Jabron. Take advantage of this delightful spot to stroll around the Jabron valley, it's superb !
What to see:
Ancient keep and chapel from the destroyed feudal chateau.
The Bons Enfants hamlet with medieval bridgel.
During August : Art exhibitions.
Bed and breakfast.