L’Hospitalet: tourism and travel guide

L’Hospitalet lies at the foot of the Montagne de Lure, in the majestic landscape of Haute Provence. This authentic village has a unique charm. By choosing to take the secondary roads that lead to the village of L’Hospitalet, you will revitalize yourself while enjoying the peace and quiet, far from the pace of your daily life.

Do you take advantage of your stay to try out new leisure activities close to nature? Numerous itineraries await you in this unspoiled area of Provence. There is no shortage of outdoor activities in the vicinity of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence: paragliding, climbing, tree climbing, via ferrata…

The region’s heritage promises you some great discoveries. Here, a particularly well-preserved fountain. Further on, a medieval castle with its keep and walls. The churches and chapels bear witness to the religious fervour of these rural and long isolated regions.

The cuisine of Provence is a tourist attraction in its own right. Visit the farmers and producers of Provence and stroll among the stalls of the regional markets.

Would you like to find accommodation in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur? Discover a wide choice of accommodation to spend your stay in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence : hotels, guest houses, campsites…

The Tourist Office of L’Hospitalet will advise you on the activities to be discovered and the tourist sites.

Vacations in the great outdoors

With its picturesque scenery and numerous marked paths, the region is a real paradise for hiking and many other leisure activities in the heart of nature. You will have the opportunity to try out new activities, whatever your level of experience: horse riding, paragliding, downhill mountain biking…

The Lure mountain, next to L’Hospitalet, is home to a rich diversity of flora and fauna. You can enjoy a wide range of activities here, and visit the small mountain resort on its southern slopes.

A rural heritage in the spotlight

In the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, each village, each valley has its own history.

The rural heritage of Haute Provence is remarkable. Near L’Hospitalet, you can discover Simiane-la-Rotonde, a village famous for its medieval castle. You can also take a stroll around Forcalquier, visit the citadel at Sisteron or the Salagon priory, or take a trip to Notre-Dame de Lure Abbey.

This heritage is enhanced by different museums. Visit for example the Earthenware Museum of Moustier-Sainte-Marie, the Museum of Meyronnes, the Gassendi museum in Digne-les-Bains, the Chestnut Museum in Braux…

Visiting L’Hospitalet: practical information

The Haute Provence – Pays de Banon Tourist Office provides useful information to help you prepare your visit to L’Hospitalet: