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Tourism in Saint‑Pierre‑Avez

can the small village of Saint-Pierre-Avez in the Hautes-Alpes department have dreamed of a more beautiful setting? This typical village of the Southern French Alps will seduce you with its small squares and alleys. Under the sun of the Hautes-Alpes department, life goes by at a different and more relaxing pace.

Outdoor activities are numerous. You can go hiking or cycling on the roads and paths in the heart of the preserved landscapes of the Southern French Alps. You can also try your hand at different activities in the Hautes-Alpes department. You can, for example, discover the region during a horse riding session, or take a climbing lesson.

From the Mediterranean coast to the mountain pastures of the alpine valleys, the diversity of climates in southeastern France has given rise to a rich gastronomy.

Visit the local producers and taste the flavors of the regional markets.

The local cultural and historical heritage also offers some exceptional singular treasures: churches or abbeys, old mansions, castles or manor houses, etc.

What to do in the Hautes-Alpes department? Get closer to the Tourist Office to get ideas for activities to try out.

Do you want to stay in Southern France? Do you want to stay in a hotel, a bed and breakfast or a camping site? Whatever you choose, we will help you to book the accommodation that meets your different criteria.

Hiking in the spotlight

With its pleasant landscapes where fields, hamlets, valleys, forests, and peaks merge, the region is ideal for hiking and nature activities. You will be able to try out new activities and leisure activities, and live new adventures whatever your level of practice. In winter, in the Hautes-Alpes department, the snow attracts skiers, dog-sledding and cross-country skiing enthusiasts.

Cool break at the fountain

The magnificent fountain with the three bronze dolphins offers hikers and cyclists a welcome break with its fresh and clear water. You can fill up your water bottles before climbing the Plat mountain which culminates at 1,482 meters.

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