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Guided visits

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Conditions of access

The Refuges are jointly managed.
Please leave the sites as you would expect to find them.

Respect the buildings and the works of art.
Take your rubbish away with you.
When leaving, close all windows and doors.
Be respectful of the environment.
Use the dry toilets.
When handing in keys, please inform us of any damage or other problem you may have observed.
The non-return of keys will involve a penalty of € 800, to cover replacement costs.


Access is free of charge and unrestricted.



Refuge d'Art - Chapelle Ste-Madeleine
Refuge d'Art - Col de l'Escuichière
Refuge d'Art - Bains thermaux


Sentinelle - Vallée du Bès
Sentinelle - Vallée du Vançon
Sentinelle - Vallée de l'Asse


Access is free of charge but restricted.



Refuge d'Art - La Forest
Refuge d'Art - Vieil Esclangon
Refuge d'Art - Ferme Belon

In order to visit the Refuges, a request should be made to the Musée Gassendi. Keys are issued in return for a deposit of ID.

Information and reservations :
Musée Gassendi
64, boulevard Gassendi – 04000 Digne-les-Bains (France)
Tél : +33 (0)4 92 31 45 29
Demander les clés des Refuges


Access is restricted, and there is a charge.



River of Earth
Musée Gassendi
64 boulevard Gassendi
04000 Digne-les-Bains
Tél : +33 (0)4 92 31 45 29

River of Earth is displayed in the Musée Gassendi.

The museum's opening hours
1 April – 30 September, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
1 October – 31 March, 1:30 – 5:30 pm
Closed on Tuesdays, and between Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Entrance fee
€ 4 (reductions: € 2)
Free to under-21s
Free entrance on the first Sunday of each month

The Musée Gassendi is accessible to persons of reduced mobility.