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Tourism in Saint‑Chaffrey

Located in the Hautes-Alpes department, the village of Saint-Chaffrey was built in the heart of typical landscapes of the Southern France.

There you will enjoy a slower pace of life.

The beauty of the landscapes is a major part of the attraction of this village. It is the opportunity to go hiking or cycling on the paths in the heart of the preserved landscapes of the Southern French Alps. in the Hautes-Alpes department, nature activities are varied: horse riding, golf, via ferrata, tree climbing, paragliding…

Influenced by other Mediterranean countries, highlighting an exceptional terroir, the local gastronomy 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, passionate about their occupation, perpetuate traditions that are sometimes centuries old.

Take advantage of your stay to discover an exceptional cultural and historical heritage: churches, squares, fountains, wash houses, abbeys, etc. Get in touch with the Tourist Office to prepare your stay. Are you looking for accommodation in the Hautes-Alpes department? Are you looking for a campsite, a bed and breakfast or a hotel? We can help you book the accommodation of your dreams in the region.

The Southern French Alps in winter

The Valleys of the Massif des Écrins allows you to ski and practice many other winter sports. The village of Saint-Chaffrey has its own ski resort, which offers a Nordic atmosphere and an idyllic setting. Snow sports enthusiasts will appreciate the ski area of Serre Chevalier, which is very famous in France. You can also discover many other winter activities, such as dog-sled rides.

Lakes of Hautes-Alpes

In high or medium mountains, the Hautes-Alpes department has several hundred lakes of all sizes. Some are equipped with real nautical bases, such as Serre-Ponçon. Walkers love their rural and wild beauty. Lakes and rivers are home to a very rich fauna and flora composed of dragonflies, fish, amphibians, birds and more.

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