Tourism in Etoile‑Saint‑Cyrice

In the department of Hautes-Alpes, the small village of Etoile-Saint-Cyrice seduces by its authentic charm. Its setting? The picturesque landscapes of the Southern French Alps. Life here takes its time.

Various nature activities await you in Etoile-Saint-Cyrice. There are numerous hiking trails in the village: length, difficulty, unevenness, you will find itineraries adapted to all levels. Various activities are also proposed in the Southern French Alps. You can also enjoy the region during a horse riding session, or take a climbing course.

Like other villages in the Hautes-Alpes, Etoile-Saint-Cyrice offers a generous terroir.

The cuisine is part of the identity of this part of the Southern French Alps, where local producers have developed tasty local specialties.

For centuries, people have contributed to the beauty of the Southern French Alps’ landscapes: churches, museums, castles are also worth a visit.

The Tourist Office of Etoile-Saint-Cyrice will inform you about the activities to be discovered and the monuments.

Want to stay in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur? Do you want to stay in a quiet place in the heart of the Hautes-Alpes? Discover a selection of accommodation with campsites, hotels and bed and breakfast.

vacations in the green

Etoile-Saint-Cyrice nestles at an altitude of 900 meters in the hollow of a mid-mountain landscape conducive to rest. Numerous hiking trails allow you to enjoy a great breath of fresh air. Mountain biking and cycling are also popular. The Romanesque chapel of -Saint-Cyrice also awaits you in the middle of the forest, testifying to the presence of an old priory nestled in the heart of a green setting, in a setting conducive to prayer.

The passes of the Southern French Alps

Cycling enthusiasts will probably set out to conquer the legendary passes of the Southern French Alps. Among the legendary passes, let’s mention the Galibier pass between Hautes-Alpes and Savoie (altitude 2645 meters), the Lautaret pass in the Hautes-Alpes, the Izoard pass (altitude 2361 meters) in the Queyras regional park, the Bonette pass in the Alpes-Maritimes (altitude 2715 meters), the Agnel pass in the Hautes-Alpes (2744 meters), the Lombarde pass (altitude 2350 meters) in the Tinée valley, the Cayolle pass in the Mercantour massif, the Col des Champs pass between the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and the Alpes-Maritimes or the Vars pass (2111 meters).

Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur: a nature destination

From the wooded valleys of the Queyras to the listed villages of the Luberon, from the Écrins to the Calanques, without forgetting the Mercantour and Port-Cros, visit the 4 national parks and the 8 regional parks of southeastern France. Under a bright sun, try many nature activities.