This is the village where camping Origan village belongs to. At only 3 km from the naturist village, it offers the sweetness of these villages of Haute Provence. Its squares, its narrow streets, its train station with its steam train are fragrant with the scent of Provence. The village was built century after century, leaving here and there the remains of a beautiful history: old houses with recessed loggias, houses with barn eaves, engraved lintels, the bust of Papon (a Provençal historian), the house of Blanqui, the statue of Maillol, reveal the strong character of a typical Provence village.
These terraces and shops will be an opportunity for you to meet people and enjoy tasting an idea of passing time.
"Ecomusée de la Roudoule" built in 1986, proposes temporary exhibitions around the themes communications and transport in the southern alps.
For hiking lovers, many paths are open in the Mercantour National Park. With various levels of difficulty, they provide a nice family walk (about 2 hours), or a sportier walk. Landscapes, flora and fauna are everywhere omnipresent through their wealth, and will provide opportunities for discoveries rich in emotion and sharing.
This train runs on a line between Nice and Digne les Bains. It stops at Puget-Théniers and will give you the opportunity to discover a unique landscape. This line serves many picturesque villages, and offers you all along the way unsuspected landscapes of canyons and fields of lavender. A chosen stop you will allow you to make a stopover for a several hour visit in the Nice hinterland.
On the sporting emotion side, you are in the right place. Cannoning without needing to be in top physical shape, or hiking for the curious or enthusiasts, you find all you need to practice. For fans, an obligation: the Via Ferrata, although it requires having made a first experience, is an opportunity for great emotions.
An outdoor sport: at less than one hour from Origan you have the golf country club of Nice with a 9 hole golf course for all standards of golfers.
It has taken naure centuries to hollow out the reddish pelite stone and to dig the magnificant canyon that is famous even over the frontiers
With your car, by bike or hiking, always a road takes you to see this treasure.