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.