Tourism in Barcillonnette

Located in the Hautes-Alpes department, the small village of Barcillonnette seduces by its authenticity. Surrounded by the colorful landscapes of the Southern French Alps, Barcillonnette offers a refuge for vacationers. It is a haven of peace located in the heart of the Hautes-Alpes department.

In this village, nature is omnipresent. If you like walking, numerous hiking trails await you in this unspoiled area of the Southern French Alps. During your stay in the Southern French Alps, you can also try out other activities: horse-riding, golf, climbing, tree climbing, paragliding…

In Barcillonnette, as everywhere in Southern France, regional specialties are a tourist attraction in their own right.

Meet local producers by visiting their farms, or at local markets.

As you travel through the roads of Hautes-Alpes, you can discover tourist and historical monuments: churches or ancient abbeys, manor houses, castles…

The Tourist Office of Barcillonnette will advise you on the activities available and the monuments to visit.

If you want to stay in Southern France know that you will easily find accommodation. If you are a nature lover, you can stay in one of our camping sites. But you can also book a hotel or a bed and breakfast.

Lakes and bodies of water in the Hautes-Alpes department

In high or medium mountains, the Hautes-Alpes department has several hundred lakes of various sizes and shapes. Some are equipped with leisure centers, such as Serre-Ponçon. The waters rich in fish of some bodies of water appeal to fishermen. Hikers see them as a destination for a walk. Torrents, rivers and lakes shelter an incredible biodiversity: dragonflies, eels, trout, bream, barbs, carps or common rudd, batrachians, birds and more.

Hiking in the spotlight

With its remarkable landscapes and its marked routes, the region is perfect for hiking and other outdoor activities such as cycling, fishing, paragliding, etc. Horseback riding, archery and golf can also be practiced, as is the case for example in the Hautes-Alpes department at Col Bayard. Take advantage of your stay in southeastern France to revitalize yourself in a peaceful atmosphere.