INFORMATION ABOUT THE REGION
The Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is one of the largest departments in France. It borders Italy and is spread over the plateaus, hills and valleys of Haute-Provence, the Pre-Alps and the Grandes Alpes. Due to its exceptional natural resources, the region is home to a large number of second homes and tourist accommodations frequented by tourists who come to enjoy snow sports in winter and hiking and other outdoor activities in summer.
The fauna and flora are also a major attraction for visitors who can observe many animals, including packs of wolves, while walking in the Parpaillon massif and Ubaye valley, the Trois-Evêchés massif and Bâchelard valley, the Mercantour massif, the Préalpes de Digne, the Grand Coyer massif and the Lure mountain.
In addition, this destination is known for its culture and its many museums, as well as for its varied agritourism offer. The local cuisine is also very popular with visitors, including typical dishes and local products such as Riez truffle brouillade, lavender honey and Pierrevert wine.
One of the most beautiful ski areas in the Southern Alps with two ski resorts and a village.
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Famous for its ski resorts of Montgenèvre or Orcières, the department offers many other snow activities such as sledging, snowshoeing...