Tourism in Saint‑André‑les‑Alpes

In the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, visit the village of Saint-André-les-Alpes. Enjoy the beauty of this typical village of the Gorges du Verdon and Haute-Provence.

By taking the secret roads leading to the village of Saint-André-les-Alpes, you will be able to revitalize yourself in a peaceful place, a thousand miles away from the pace of the city.

There are many activities close to nature. vacations rhyme with hiking? You can walk along the hiking trails of this preserved area of the Gorges du Verdon and Haute-Provence. According to your wishes, you will also have the opportunity to try many other activities in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. For example, do you know climbing? Do you want to take part in a horse riding excursion?

Benefiting from Mediterranean influences and a generous climate, the local culinary tradition is a real tourist attraction. You can also discover in the region a selection of local markets where producers introduce you to local products.

Churches of medieval, classical or rococo architecture, fountains and wash houses, monasteries, castles… You can also discover a cultural and historical heritage. To find out more, you can contact the Tourist Office. You want to stay in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur? The department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence lends itself well to camping. You will also find bed and breakfast and character hotels. Discover quality accommodation.

Nautical activities in Castillon

Mainly fed by the Verdon, this lake seduces by its remarkable natural setting, at the gateway to the Alps and the Gorges du Verdon. This beautiful stretch of water becomes throughout the summer a base for nautical leisure activities: excursion on the lake, canoeing, paddle, wakeboarding, or simply swimming, many activities are offered.

The Verdon Natural Park

Between the Var and the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the Verdon Natural Park offers a wide variety of landscapes, composed of agricultural valleys, vertiginous gorges and gorges. Nature is also a great playground for lovers of outdoor activities: hiking, cycling, horse riding, kayaking, tree climbing, via ferrata… From one valley to another, discover a built heritage whose discretion adds to its charm: historical landmarks, fountains, wells, medieval castles, oppidums… Passionate producers perpetuate an ancestral know-how. The markets and traditional grocery stores will invite you to discover local products: honey and gingerbread, mountain cheese, lamb meat, fruit and vegetables, farm produce, olives, cold-pressed olive oil, liqueurs, lavender essential oil…

The Pignes train

The Pignes train links Digne-les-Bains and Nice, making its way through the heart of the landscapes of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and the Nice hinterland. This train offers an unobstructed view over a wide variety of landscapes, between lavender fields and chestnut groves.

The fossils of Haute-Provence

During your stay in Saint-André-les-Alpes, you can visit the tourist sites of the Haute-Provence National Geological Nature Reserve, which bear witness to an absolutely remarkable geological past. Discover for example the ichthyosaur fossils of La Robine, the ammonite slab of Digne which has more than 1550 fossils, or the Tabori ravine which is home to mermaid fossils in Taulanne.

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