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Amirat

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-Maritimes

Amirat - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-Maritimes
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Nestled on a hillside facing the verdant forest of Patron and Cressionière, the village of Amirat, sunny haven, has a great location for hiking enthusiasts. The village is in two parts: Agota, of which dominates the valley of Chanan, with the St. Anne Church (XVI century) and the hostel. In the district of Maupoil - Saint Jeannet, we admire the Saint-Jeannet (sixteenth century) and his beautiful wooden gate.

On a mountainous territory cut ravines, valleys and streams, Amirat nestles on a hillside facing the verdant forest of the Patron and Cressonnière. Urbanization is a linear village, the houses all have the same orientation. Many streams and watering Amirat sources and provide water fountains and mills, the source and the source White Font Creffounier.

Amirat consists of several parts: The Agota, The Village, Saint-Jeannet Maupoil, The Ubac of Amirat.

The position of the village with commanding views would have been baptized "Amiratum" (mentioned in 1043, a view or place a lookout). The manor belonged to the Grasse-Bar since the 14th century, the branch of Briançon.

St. Anne, patron saint of the village. Saint Jeannet, patron of men of Amirat.

Located at 860 meters, 1295 of which 910 ha of forests. Dominated by the northwest ridge of the bar rocks of Notre Dame. In the center of the wooded hills of pine and oak. The village clings perched on the southern slope of a hill, rounded the end of its access road.

Amirat enjoys a microclimate, protected by surrounding ridges.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAmirat
Postcode06910
Latitude43.8901530 (N 43° 53’ 25”)
Longitude6.8264370 (E 6° 49’ 35”)
AltitudeFrom 725m to 1373m
Surface area12.95 km²
Population57 inhabitants
Density4 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNice (81 km, 1h28)
Insee code06002
IntercommunalityCC des Monts d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Gars6 km (12 min)
Les Mujouls6.5 km (12 min)
Collongues7 km (12 min)
Briançonnet7.7 km (14 min)
Sallagriffon11.1 km (20 min)
Val-de-Chalvagne15.5 km (25 min)
Saint-Auban15.7 km (26 min)
Saint-Pierre17.7 km (28 min)
Saint-Antonin19.2 km (32 min)
Sigale19.6 km (31 min)
La Penne19.7 km (32 min)
Soleilhas22 km (35 min)
La Rochette22 km (35 min)

Things to see and do

Hiking: Many pleasant routes departing from Amirat, you will discover the valley of the Estéron. Crossing rocky areas, grasslands and sumptuous undergrowth that will delight you with the charm of the colors at each change of season.

Mountain bike: Collongues / Chapel of St Jeannet Amirat / Guys / Mujouls / Amirat / Entrevaux by Barlet.

Swimming: In the summer heat, we will not neglect the possibility of a break from swimming on the banks of the Estéron, less than 10 minutes from the village of Amirat.

Photos

Amirat
Amirat
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The Agota
The Agota
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Hubac of Amirat
Hubac of Amirat
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Fountain Amirat
Fountain Amirat
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Lavoir of Amirat
Lavoir of Amirat
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Village
Village
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Weather

Wednesday 1 april
Min. 4°C - Max. 16°C
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Thursday 2 april
Min. 0°C - Max. 16°C
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Friday 3 april
Min. 2°C - Max. 17°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bungee jumping from 80m off the Pont de la Marié bridge
Sports sensations79 € Guillaumes (19.1 km)
Rafting in the Verdon Gorges
Sports sensations35 € to 70 € Castellane (26 km)
Canyoning or Rafting in the Verdon Gorges
Sports sensations33 € to 68 € Castellane (26 km)
Canyoning or aqua-hiking
Sports sensations40 € to 65 € Le Broc (28 km)
Scooter rides seas
Sports sensations75 € to 350 € Montauroux (33 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Peak of the Eagle
HikeIntermediate3h30Thorenc (9.6 km)
Heritage itinerary
Village visitEasy1h30Gréolières (14.1 km)
Les Miroirs hike
HikeEasy2h45Gréolières (14.1 km)
The Cheiron Itinerary
HikeAthletic5h00Gréolières (14.1 km)
Collettes Peak
HikeIntermediate3h30Toudon (23 km)

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