Vallée du Val de Chanan

Chanan Valley

Nestled between the Var and Estéron hills, the Val de Chanan is a secret territory waiting to be discovered. Between mountainside villages and panoramic views of the Alpes-Maritimes peaks, this unspoilt area, once a seigniory in its own right, will seduce you with its simplicity and authenticity.

La rochette
La Rochette, circuit de découverte

La Rochette

Whether it’s a tour of the old village, a panoramic lookout on a rocky outcrop or a walk in the heart of nature, there’s something for everyone at La Rochette.

If you’re a lover of old stones andlocal history, take a stroll around a shady alley or a sun-drenched square, and discover the heart of the village in a southern atmosphere by following the village discovery trail.

Not to be missed!
Le Belvédère du Château, 360° panoramic view guaranteed!

L'église St-Pierre au cœur du village


A former agricultural area at the southernmost tip of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence département.

From thechurch of Saint-Etienne at the heart of the village to the scattered settlements, the village of Saint-Pierre is set in lush gre enery between the Miolan and Gourdan mountains.

The local sandstone found in the lower part of the commune is called “saveou”!

Did you know?

The ruisseau de Besseuges, now the border between Alpes-Maritimes and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, was for a long time the frontier between the Kingdom of France and the County of Nice.

Moulin St-Pierre
Saveurs locales

Local flavors

To fill your basket, head for the local market at the Pali mill, organized by the Pali farmers’ association.

Saturday mornings from April to October.

Our local producers:

Honey and nougat
lamb and apple juice.

Handicrafts take pride of place at the Pali market on the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of the month from June to August.

3 good reasons to discover the valley

Hike through natural landscapes where time stands still.

Discover authentic villages with a cachet not to be missed!

Let yourself be lulled by the streets to discover this remarkable heritage.

Further information

Contact the
town hall
de La Rochette

Contact the
town hall
of Saint-Pierre


In Val de Chanan

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