Tourism in Ribiers

in the Hautes-Alpes, the village of Ribiers awaits you in a splendid setting, in the heart of the luminous landscapes of the Southern French Alps.

Do you want to be in the green, and rest far from any activity? For a few hours or several days, the village of Ribiers will bring you the calm you are looking for.

In Ribiers, nature is always close by. You can go hiking or mountain biking on the paths and trails of the Southern French Alps. In the surroundings of the Hautes-Alpes, there is no lack of outdoor activities: horse riding, initiation to climbing, tree climbing course, paragliding baptism…

Fruits of Provence (strawberries, grapes, apricots, peaches, melons, cherries), seafood and fish, wines, olives from Les Baux: the attractiveness of southeastern France also relies on many specialties. In Ribiers, greediness is the order of the day! Visit local producers and farmers directly and share the unique atmosphere of the regional markets.

As you travel through the roads of the Hautes-Alpes, you will find various treasures: churches, old houses, manor houses, castles… You can contact the Tourist Office to get all the tourist sites in the area. You wish to stay in Southern France? Campsites, guest rooms, hotels… You can easily book the accommodation of your dreams.

The mythical passes of the Southern French Alps

In the footsteps of the Tour de France, set off to conquer the mythical passes of the Southern French Alps. Among the legendary passes, let’s mention the Lautaret pass in the Hautes-Alpes department, the Galibier pass (2645 meters) between Savoie and Hautes-Alpes, the Izoard pass (2361 meters), the Bonette pass, the Lombarde pass (altitude 2350 meters), the Vars pass or the Champs pass (altitude 2089 meters).

The citadel of Sisteron

The town of Sisteron once represented a lock on the Durance valley, and protected Provence from the incursions of neighbouring kingdoms. Vauban built an impregnable citadel in Sisteron, on the site of an old medieval castle.