SUMMER STAY AT LES ALPINS
Nature and outdoor activities :
Wild and grand spaces … where you will probably meet deers or chamois, eagles and vultures.
An incredible spot! The numerous marked itineraries of Lus la Croix Haute and the valley of the Buëch, part of the Chemins du Soleil, the Raid VTT or the Badger race every year in the autumn!
Guided tours, guided walks. Details here.
Tease the trout on the Buëch, fishing in lakes of altitude or on the lake of Serre Ponçon, fishing in the wild.
The magnificent state forest of Durbon, former fief of the Carthusians who left many traces …
Mushrooms, (Fête Mycologique à Lus la Croix haute, each first we of October), exits slab of the deer …
Heritage, a territory of character:
The village of St Julien en Beauchêne:
High alpine character for this ancient village, with its houses with cut roofs, its small ecomuseum, the forest of Durbon and the remains of the former Chartreuse …
Far from the major tourist centers, but rich in small wonders to discover …
The lavender distillery of La Faurie, the Orthodox monastery of La Faurie, the museum of the Cheminot in Veynes, the circuit of the sundials or the circuit of artisans of art of the Hautes Alpes (more details on la Provence des montagnes website)…
- Sisteron et sa citadelle (1h)
- L’Abbaye de Boscodon (1h30)
- Le lac de Serre Ponçon et son muséoscope (1h15)
- Le Centre ecologique de Terre Vivante à Mens (3/4h)
- Le Diois, ses champs de lavande et la fameuse clairette ! (Die à 1h)
The Idea circuit to go by motorbike or car:
epart Saint Julien, direction La Faurie and Montbrand via a beautiful little wild valley. Continue on the Col de la Haute Beaume to go down on La Beaume and climb the Col de Cabre. Enjoy the sundial at the exit of the tunnel. Before arriving at Luc en Diois, admire the Claps, chaos of rocks and small swimming lake. In Die, inevitable visit of the old town and the cellar Jaillance. We return to Châtillon en Diois, to discover the old town with its viols. One goes up towards the pass of Grimone via the gorges of the Gats, overhung by the Sucettes of Borne. From the Col de Grimone, one goes down to Lus la Croix Haute and its alpine landscapes. To finish, return to St julien en Beauchêne, it will be already the hour of the aperitif on the terrace!
A beautiful day, about 140 km.