Tourism in Orpierre

in the Hautes-Alpes department, the village of Orpierre nestles at the foot of a vertiginous cliff, under the sun of the Southern French Alps. Enjoying a privileged location near some of the most popular tourist sites of the Southern French Alps, the village of Orpierre welcomes you for a few hours or for a stay lasting several days.

Various nature activities await you in this village renowned for its climbing sites. The village is the starting point of many hiking trails: difficult hikes or family walks, you will find itineraries suitable for the uninitiated as well as experienced walkers. In the surroundings of the Hautes-Alpes, there is no lack of outdoor activities. You can also visit the region during a horse riding session, or thrill on your first via ferrata.

Bouillabaisse on the coast, tapenade and olive oil, fougasses, ratatouille, lamb from La Crau, pistou soup, calissons, navettes de Marseille or honey sweets… The attractiveness of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is also based on many specialties.

The terroir is part of the identity of this part of the Southern French Alps, where local producers continue to bring tasty local specialties to life.

The local heritage promises you some great visits. In a small village, there is a particularly well-preserved wash house. There, an old medieval castle with its ramparts and towers.

You can get in touch with the Tourist Office or the Tourist Office to prepare your stay.

You want to stay in Southern France? The department of Hautes-Alpes has a favourable climate for camping. You can also find hotels and guest houses with authentic charm. Discover a selection of accommodations.

The lakes of the Hautes-Alpes

In high or medium mountains, the Hautes-Alpes are home to numerous lakes of varying sizes and shapes. Some are equipped for swimming and water sports, such as the Serre-Ponçon lake. Walkers see it as a destination for a stroll. Lakes and torrents are home to an exceptional biodiversity: insects, trout, eels, breams, carps or rotengles, amphibians, birds…