Major organization : DPARTEMENT DES ALPES-DE-HAUTE-PROVENCE
It's a self-drive break in France's Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
region - a picturesque natural adventure playground for families.
Lavender from the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
region in France has always been an important ingredient for perfumery.
No one can access the site from the ground," Gilbert Sauvan, president of the general council, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
, told the Associated Press.
PARyS (CyHAN)- An Airbus A320 of the German airline Germanwings crashed Tuesday in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
, Southern France, BFMTV reported, citing a local police source.
The airliner was flying from Barcelona, Spain, to Germany's city of Dusseldorf when it disappeared from the radars in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
in Southern France, Europe1 radio network reported.
The Mirage 2000B crashed on the border of the Vaucluse and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
regions in the south of France, the air force press service and a source close to the investigation said.
The Gorges are Europe's most impressive canyons, separating the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
and Var departements.
Although production of lavender oil last year hit a high of 55 tonnes, growers in the main areas of the Vaucluse, DrA[acute accent]me and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
are highlighting increasing problems with leaf-sucking cicadelles which are killing off increasing numbers of the afinea plants used in perfume production.
Le chef du gouvernement, actuellement en vacances dans les Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
, dit envisager "avec realisme" la rentree dans un pays oE "le chomage est trop eleve" mais qui a "des capacites".
1130 GMT) in a steep section of the Verdon Gorge in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
region near the border with Italy, according to local police.