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SIRENE Astronomical Observatory

Interpretation centre ,  Environment and nature ,  Science and technology in Lagarde-d'Apt
  • In the heart of the lavender fields, the sky belongs to everyone. On the former missile launch zone of the Albion plateau, the SIRENE observatory, Site Réhabilité pour Nuits Étoilées is a perfect setting for astronomical observation.

  • Pure sky, far from any light pollution, 360° view, advanced technology and top-of-the-range instruments.

    Under the expert guidance of professionals, astronomy enthusiasts or simply curious people are also welcomed at the observatory for exhilarating nights where "one feels small, without feeling diminished".
  • Environment
    • In the country
    • Isolated
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Accessibility
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Equipment
    • Picnic area
    • Car park
    • bus parking
    • Private car park
  • Services
    • Animals accepted
    • Educational visits
    • Coach access
Payment methods
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • All year 2023
    Opened Everyday
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