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Tourism in Saint‑Pierre‑d’Argençon

can the village of Saint-Pierre-d’Argençon in the department of Hautes-Alpes have dreamed of a more beautiful setting? Set in the landscapes of the Southern French Alps, the village has managed to protect its identity. Would you like to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and go green? The village of Saint-Pierre-d’Argençon provides you with a refuge.

Are you taking advantage of your stay to try your hand at outdoor activities? This is the opportunity to go hiking or to go for a walk at your own pace on mountain bikes or bicycles on the paths and trails in the heart of the Southern French Alps countryside. You can also try your hand at different activities in the Hautes-Alpes department. For example, you can enjoy the region during a horse riding session, or take a climbing course.

Bouillabaisse cooked with fish caught the same morning in the Mediterranean Sea, broken olives from Provence, socca and fougasse, ratatouille, bull herdsman, bush with sheep or goat’s milk, nougats and calissons: the attractiveness of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is also based on its gastronomy. You can sometimes visit the farms of local producers directly. You can also learn about the cuisine of the Southern French Alps by going to the various markets held locally.

Old churches, wash houses, fountains, abbeys and monasteries… You can also discover an exceptional cultural and historical heritage.

You can get in touch with the Tourist Office for other suggestions for visits in the area.

Do you want to stay in the Hautes-Alpes department? Campsites, B&B booking, hotels… You can easily book the accommodation of your dreams in the region.

The lakes of the Hautes-Alpes

In high or medium mountains, the Hautes-Alpes are home to several hundred lakes of varying sizes and shapes. Some of them offer water sports, such as Serre-Ponçon. Others are fishing reserves. Hikers appreciate their wild or bucolic setting. Lakes and rivers are home to a very rich fauna and flora: dragonflies, eels, trout, breams, barbs, carp or rotengles, frogs, birds…

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