Tourism in Montjay

Located in the Hautes-Alpes department, the small village of Montjay is perfectly integrated in the heart of splendid landscapes. Situated in the heart of magnificent landscapes, this authentic village of the Southern French Alps reveals its streets and old houses. By taking the discreet roads that lead to this charming village named Montjay, you will revitalize yourself far from the hectic pace of the city.

Do you want to take advantage of your vacation to try out new outdoor activities? Numerous hiking trails crisscross this unspoiled area of the Southern French Alps. In the surrounding area, a variety of nature activities can be practiced: ultralight flying, horse riding, tree climbing, via ferrata, rock climbing, etc.

The attractiveness of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is also based on many specialties. Taste the local fish of the day, rosé wines (in moderation), summer fruits, tapenade, socca from Nice and fougasses, ratatouille, bull stew, pistou soup, nougats and calissons. The local markets are a unique opportunity to take part in local life, while buying specialties that you will savor in the hours that follow, at dinner or as an aperitif.

Nature activities are not the only tourist attraction of the Southern French Alps. Churches, chapels, museums, castles, fountains also appeal to tourists. To help you organize your stay, you will find on our website a large number of activities on various themes: culture, nature, gastronomy, sports, etc. You can also prepare your stay by contacting the Tourist Office.

Are you looking for accommodation in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur? Discover a wide choice of accommodation for your stay in the Hautes-Alpes department: bed and breakfasts, hotels, campsites, etc.

Lakes and bodies of water in the Hautes-Alpes department

In high or medium mountains, the Hautes-Alpes department is home to numerous lakes and bodies of water of all sizes. Some of them are equipped with leisure centers, such as Serre-Ponçon which allows you to enjoy pleasure-boating and numerous water sports. Others are open to fishing. Walkers see them as a destination. Lakes and torrents are home to a wide variety of fauna and flora: insects, eels, trout, barbs, breams, carps or common rudd, batrachians, birds, etc.