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Visits and museums

UPAIX : guided tour of the hilltop village

 

A guided tour of the village of Upaix is organized by the association "Castrum Upaysio" in July and August on reservation.

Mrs. Chevallier (06.07.34.70.48) awaits you on the village square to invite you to discover the treasures of the beautiful hilltop village. You will see :

  • The Church of the Nativity (XIV and XVII), registered on the inventory of historic monuments since 1941, restoration completed in 2001,
  • The Chapel of the Penitents (1638), restored in 1992, hosting temporary cultural exhibitions,
  • The medieval tower and its orientation table with a 360 ° panorama of the surrounding valleys,  
  • The ancient washhouse,
  • The restored dovecote.
the porch
  • The porch, former entrance gate of the village with a broken bow arch dating from the XIV, part of the seigniorial residence whose stairwell  is decorated with plasterworks,

Association
« Castrum de Upaysio »

Phone : 06.07.34.70.48

Email : castrum.de.upaysio@orange.fr
Website http://www.castrumdeupaysio.fr

Laragne museum in the cellars of the Castle

the cellars of the Castle

 

This room, ancient bakery of Gaspard de Perrinet’s Castle, Lord of Laragne in the 17th century, houses a permanent exhibition recounting the history of the village as well as temporary exhibitions in its magnificent vaulted cellars.

Open in summer from Tuesday to Saturday from 15h to 19h, and temporary exhibitions during the year.

Allée du Château, Laragne.  

Free admission.

Eyguians Post Office and museum

Post office museum

The “post office museum” offers for visitors and users all of today’s modern services.
Its originality consists of its location in a room that replicates and recreates a post office of the past.

A museum area evokes the history of the post (items and ancient documents) and philatelic topics panels.
This is the only Museum of that kind in the South of France.

 

See the brochure.

It belongs to the ecomuseum of the Sisteronais Buëch Region.

Unlimited and free access during Post Office’s normal opening hours (Monday to Saturday from 9am to 12pm – except for official holidays) and during special events in Eyguians.

D Road 1075, facing the square

Contact : City Hall of Eyguians : 04 92 66 23 69

Railway workers’ ecomuseum of Veynes

Railway workers’ ecomuseum of Veynes
Photo Laurence Barruel

 

The Museum invites you to discover its railway heritage :
superb collection of historic railway materials, model railway train circuits, re-enactments, film and videos, railway garden, bookstore, 

This museum is classified "Tourism and Handicap" 

http://www.ecomusee-cheminot.com