"Forcalquier - a very interesting old town." Forcalquier by kiwi

Forcalquier Travel Guide: 3 reviews and 10 photos

Situated in Provence, this small town of 4375 inhabitants, offers plenty of photographic opportunities and is abound with history.
Travelling south from Gap to Marseille on the Autoroute, take the La Brillanne exit and head west on the N100 or alternatively the D12.

Enlarge this photo and view the detail on the fountain, to the left of the animal heads.
You will see two figures in the '69' position.
1511 Gothic La Fontaine Saint-Michel

Visit the weekly market, it is very well known and wonderful stalls to shop at.

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  • In a nutshell:A lovely small town in Provence, steeped in history.
  • Last visit to Forcalquier: Jun 2002
  • Intro Written Oct 20, 2002
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  • zadunajska8's Profile Photo
    Apr 4, 2012 at 4:21 AM

    I love these little historic French towns with their street markets as well. Whatever you buy just seems so much nicer when you've got it from surroundings which ooze character!

  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Feb 12, 2008 at 11:44 AM

    wow photos of Kiwi Pam in France! nice page and photos as usual - a blessing to still be living in Europe! but i do miss home - including MataMata!

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Feb 23, 2006 at 2:18 PM

    What a delightful page. Your words and photos entice me.

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Jun 11, 2004 at 5:34 AM

    You have caught the very best of Forcalquier ! I know now that your advices on your country are worth being followed. I will visit your pages

  • lichinga's Profile Photo
    Feb 16, 2004 at 1:58 AM

    Great to realise you - coming from faraway NZ - decied it was worth visiting Forcalquier! And you were right: congratulations!

  • craic's Profile Photo
    May 25, 2003 at 1:04 AM

    Well, my eyes aren;'t good enough to see the naughty people on the fountain. I can see you look really happy.

  • Dec 7, 2002 at 7:12 AM

    Forcalquier is a very nice spot for playing jeux de boules!! bring back nice memories

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