Tourism in Colmars

Situated in the very touristic department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the small village of Colmars is nestled in a charming setting, under the sun of the high valley of the Verdon. By choosing to take the discreet roads that will lead you to the village of Colmars, you will revitalize yourself in a quiet place, far from the pace of the city.

vacations are an opportunity to reconnect with nature? The village is the starting point of many hiking trails: length, difficulty, unevenness, you can easily find itineraries adapted to all levels. You can also try your hand at many other activities in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence: ultralight flying, climbing, tree climbing…

The terroir of the upper Verdon valley is also a tourist attraction in its own right.

The terroir is part of the identity of this part of the upper Verdon valley, where local producers perpetuate traditions that are sometimes centuries old.

The heritage of the region promises you beautiful visits. In a small village, a beautifully restored church. In the surroundings, a medieval castle with its ramparts and keep.

The local Tourist Office will advise you on available activities and tourist sites.

Are you looking for accommodation in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence ? You can discover a selection of accommodation to spend your stay in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence: hotels, bed and breakfast, campsites…

Rural heritage in the spotlight

In the rural department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, you will be able to meet these men and women who, for thousands of years, have been developing the fields of this territory enriched by the influences of the Alps and Provence. Various museums bring this heritage to life. During your visits, discover the Chestnut Museum in Braux, the Musée de l’Occitane in Manosque, the Ecomuseum of the Pigeon Lofts of Haute-Provence in Les Mées…

Mercantour summits and valleys

The Mercantour draws its wealth from the influences of the Mediterranean Sea and the Alps. The territory of the Parc du Mercantour straddles the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and the Alpes-Maritimes: Roya-Bévéra, Vésubie, Ubaye, Tinée, Verdon, Var. The Park has been designed to welcome lovers of nature activities, while respecting the landscape… The amateurs of walking will be able to furrow the many marked out paths. You will also be able to cross the paths of the Mercantour by bike, trying your hand at climbing, going down the Mercantour torrents in a canoe or riding a horse… In winter, abundant snow covers the high valleys and peaks of the Mercantour, to the delight of skiers. By choosing the Mercantour as your winter destination, you can enjoy a variety of activities such as downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ski touring, dog sledding, snowmobiling, paragliding on skis… Men have occupied these lands for tens of thousands of years and have handed down to us a rich cultural heritage: wash houses, wells, fortifications…