Tourism in Montmaur

The village of Montmaur benefits from a remarkable situation, in the heart of the Hautes-Alpes. Nestled in the landscapes of the Southern French Alps, the village reveals the picturesque charm of its old houses. Life here takes on a whole new meaning.

Are you planning an active vacation in contact with nature? You can go hiking, cycling or mountain biking on the paths in the heart of the Southern French Alps countryside. Depending on your desires, you can also try your hand at many other activities in the Hautes-Alpes department. You can also opt for a horse-riding session, or try your hand at rock climbing.

Do you know the tapenade, this olive-based specialty? Have you ever tasted olives from the Alpilles or honey from the Southern French Alps? From the shores of the Mediterranean to the high meadows of the valleys of the Southern French Alps, the plurality of climates in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur has given rise to a gastronomy of great richness. The farmers’ markets organized in the Hautes-Alpes department are a unique opportunity to spend a convivial moment, while discovering local products.

Nature activities are not the only tourist attraction of the Southern French Alps: chapels, churches, museums, castles, wash houses are also objectives of escapades.

Organise your vacation by contacting the Montmaur Tourist Office…

Are you looking for accommodation in the Hautes-Alpes department? You wish to stay in the calm of Montmaur? Discover a selection of accommodation.

Lakes and bodies of water in the Hautes-Alpes region

In the high or medium mountains, the Hautes-Alpes are home to numerous lakes of varying sizes. Some are equipped with real nautical bases, such as the Serre-Ponçon lake which is a real sea in the heart of the mountains, with a surface area of 28 km². Others are fishing reserves. Rivers and lakes shelter an incredible biodiversity: insects, minnows, breams, carps or rotengles, amphibians, birds… You can also enjoy white water sports such as rafting or kayaking.