Tour de Fontbelle depuis Sisteron by bike
Tour de Fontbelle depuis Sisteron by bike

Tour de Fontbelle depuis Sisteron by bike

History and architecture
Summit and pass
Embed this item to access it offline

2 points of interest
Lake and river

The Durance River

More than a mere river, the Durance is a force of nature. From its source in Mongenèvre at an altitude of 2300 metres it rolls its way over 302 kilometres until it finally flows into the Rhône. Over time, there has been greater control by man over the river, particularly with the construction of the Serre-Ponçon dam, and it is an essential artery for the Hautes-Alpes. 
Source :
read more

Written Stone

This stone was engraved during the 6th century to recall the passage of Dardanus, powerful man, Christian and prefect of Gaul, corresponding with St-Augustin, , who came to retire to St-Geniez to found a "City of God" in the valley. A place bears the name of "Théous", but did "Theopolis" ever exist? And where exactly?

read more

Altimetric profile

Information desks

1 place de la République, 04200 Sisteron

04 92 61 36 50

Find out more

More information

Report a problem or an error

If you have found an error on this page or if you have noticed any problems during your hike, please report them to us here: