in the Hautes-Alpes, we invite you to visit Freissinières. This authentic village unveils its charms to the tourists who visit it. By taking the discreet roads leading to this charming village, you will enjoy a completely different pace, far from the hustle and bustle of the big cities.
Do you like active vacations and discovering original activities in the heart of nature? Get out your mountain bike or your bicycle, take your backpack and explore the paths of the Southern French Alps. in the Hautes-Alpes, nature activities are diverse: paragliding, via ferrata...
Like other villages of the Hautes-Alpes, Freissinières offers a rich soil, which makes the happiness of tourists.
In the region, visit several local markets where producers share the riches of the terroir with you.
The heritage of the region offers you beautiful visits. Here, a completely restored church. Surrounded by its French-style park also awaits you, perhaps, a castle of Renaissance architecture.
You can contact the Tourist Office in Freissinières to get information about places of interest to visit in the area.
Would you like to find accommodation in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur? You want to stay in the privileged setting of the Southern French Alps? In order to help you prepare your stay, we present you with quality accommodation.
The legendary passes of the Southern French Alps
In the Southern French Alps you will find passes at altitudes of more than 2000 meters, which are a challenge for cyclists. Among the legendary passes are the Col du Galibier, the Col de l'Izoard (2361 meters) in Queyras, the Col du Lautaret, the Col Agnel in the Hautes-Alpes department, the Col de la Lombarde, the Col des Champs (2089 meters) and the Col de Vars.
The Écrins National Park
Culminating at 4102 meters above sea level, the Écrins National Park brings together the variety and biodiversity of the Alps. Nature, always present, allows for a wide range of activities: walking, mountain biking, via ferrata, canyoning, rafting, canoeing, mountaineering in summer, but also skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in winter. You will also appreciate the local gastronomy: boiled bread, pies, cold cuts...