Tourism in Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur

Located in the department of Hautes-Alpes, the village of Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur was built in the middle of preserved landscapes. In this alpine valley, the cycle of the seasons still punctuates the life of men.

In Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur, many outdoor activities will allow you to live new experiences. Do you like walking? You can walk the hiking trails of this preserved area of the Southern French Alps. in the Hautes-Alpes, there is no shortage of nature activities. You can, for example, opt for a horseback ride, or thrill to the thrill of defying the void on your first via ferrata.

Influenced by nearby Italy, making the most of an exceptional terroir, the culinary tradition of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is a tourist attraction in its own right. The terroir is part of the identity of this part of the Southern French Alps, where producers in love with their trade continue to bring tasty local specialties to life.

As you travel through the roads of the Hautes-Alpes, you will find various treasures: churches, chapels, old houses, castles or manor houses… To find out more about monuments, tourist sites, the local agenda, you can contact the Tourist Office. Are you looking for accommodation in southeastern France? You can discover a large choice of accommodation to spend your stay in the Hautes-Alpes department: hotels, campsites, bed and breakfast…

The Champsaur valley

This alpine garden is composed of very diverse landscapes: at the bottom of a wide valley, fields and pastures bear witness to a prosperous land. The region is dominated by the Vieux Chaillol, which stands at an altitude of 3167 meters above sea level. In the Champsaur, one can ski in winter, go hiking, mountain biking and many other outdoor activities in fine weather.

The Parc des Écrins

Pastures and meadows, forests, mountain pastures, glaciers, the Parc des Écrins brings together the variety and biodiversity of the Alps. Numerous outdoor activities, in the respect of nature preservation, are proposed within the Park: walking, cycling, zip line, via ferrata, canyoning, rafting, kayak descent, mountaineering in summer, but also downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing in winter. You will also appreciate the local gastronomy: boiled bread, cold meats, pies…