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Authon is located approximately 370 miles southeast of the country's capital, Paris.
To expand your horizons even further, visit the nearby Sisteron. Here, you can go to Sisteron Citadel and Sisteron Cathedral. To get there, you'll just need to drive 11 miles to the west.
Pull on some comfy shoes and discover the magic at Reserve Naturelle Geologique de Haute-Provence, located 11 miles from Authon. Another good option is Bergeries Ski Lift, which is 25 miles away.
Skiers and snowboarders will be pleased to know that there are a few ski resorts in this part of the country, including Auron Ski Resort and Isola 2000 Ski Resort.
The Jardin des papillons and Promenade Museum are some wonderful sights in Thoard, a locality 7 miles away. Alternatively, you could try Digne Cathedral and the Musee Gassendi in Le Brusquet. This destination rests 10 miles out of Authon.
Approximately 12 miles to the south of Authon is Digne-les-Bains, a regional centre which is home to Jardin Botanique des Cordeliers, the Musee Alexandra David-Neel and the Golf de Digne La Lavande. The Fondation Alexandra David-Néel and the Digne Golf are also safe bets for hours of fun.
Enjoy the food culture of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence by trying out its enticing cafés and restaurants.
Nothing compares to locally grown ingredients. You'll soon find out that tomatoes and seafood are well utilized here.
Ratatouille (vegetable stew) and salade niçoise (tuna and olive salad) are well-known dishes you might like to order.
Finish off with calisson d’aix (almond and candied fruit sweet), a mouthwatering dessert.
Appreciate the full-flavored aromas that drift out from the region's finest wines. During an evening meal, ask for a glass or two of Bandol Rosé and Bandol red.
Long-time travellers will tell you that a great way to make the most out of any trip is to learn a few relevant phrases in the native tongue. Bonsoir is how you say good evening. I am from.. is another good one to have in your bag of tricks, so learn to pronounce Je viens de ...
Being here during the 14th of July means you'll have a front-row seat for Bastille Day.
Unfortunately, all vacations eventually must come to an end. As the curtain closes on your Authon getaway, say Au revoir / À bientôt, spend your final European euros, and remember all the crazy adventures you've had.
You shouldn't worry about being late for boarding. Just remember that the closest airport is 65 miles to the southeast.
Situated in Gap, this hotel is 2 mi (3.3 km) from Gap Cathedral and within 6 miles (10 km) of Paradrenalin and Alpin Flying Club. Ecrins National Park and Gap Bayard Golf Club are also within 12 miles (20 km).
Located in the heart of Sisteron, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Sisteron Cathedral and Sisteron Citadel. Ganagobie Abbey and La Germanette are also within 20 miles (32 km).
Situated in Sisteron, this hotel is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Sisteron Cathedral and 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from Sisteron Citadel. La Germanette and Alpin Flying Club are also within 25 miles (40 km).
Situated in Sisteron, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Sisteron Cathedral and 0.6 mi (1 km) from Sisteron Citadel. Ganagobie Abbey and La Germanette are also within 20 miles (32 km).
Situated in a rural location, this hotel is 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from Musee Alexandra David-Neel and within 6 miles (10 km) of Musee Gassendi and Jardin Botanique des Cordeliers. Digne Cathedral and Digne Cathedral are also within 6 miles (10 km).
Set in Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban, this family-friendly hotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Sisteron Cathedral, Sisteron Citadel and Garden Golf. Ganagobie Abbey is 9.8 mi (15.8 km) away.
Situated in Barret-sur-Meouge, this hotel is within 20 miles (32 km) of Sisteron Cathedral, Sisteron Citadel and La Germanette. Alpin Flying Club and Paradrenalin are also within 32 miles (52 km).
Situated in Tallard, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Paradrenalin and Alpin Flying Club. La Chevrerie de Ceuze and Gap Cathedral are also within 9 mi (15 km).