Amirat

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownAmirat
Insee code06002
Postcode06910
Latitude43.8901530
Longitude6.8264370
AltitudeFrom 725 to 1373 meters
Surface12.95 km²
Population57 inhabitants
Density4 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townNice (at 81 km, 88 min)Les Mujouls at 2.9 km
DepartmentAlpes-MaritimesCollongues at 3 km
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

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.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Bungee jumping from 80m off the Pont de la Marié bridge Sports sensations79 €Guillaumes (19.1 km)
Rafting in the Verdon GorgesSports sensationsFrom 35 € to 70 €Castellane (26 km)
Canyoning or Rafting in the Verdon GorgesSports sensationsFrom 33 € to 68 €Castellane (26 km)
Canyoning or aqua-hikingSports sensationsFrom 40 € to 65 €Le Broc (28 km)

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PHOTOS

AmiratAmirat
 
The AgotaThe Agota
Hubac of AmiratHubac of Amirat
 
Fountain AmiratFountain Amirat
Lavoir of AmiratLavoir of Amirat
 
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WEATHER

Tuesday 2 September
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Min. 16°C - Max. 31°C
Wednesday 3 September
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Min. 12°C - Max. 28°C
Thursday 4 September
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Min. 11°C - Max. 26°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge le Charamel  
9.6
Le Mas
Perched almost a thousand meters in a small village in the hinterland of Grasse, Le Mas, Auberge Charamel is a haven of peace. Guests are welcomed into a green a bit rustic and a warm...
Located 5.8 km from Amirat28 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLa Maison de Julie    
9.6
Entrevaux
Build near the medieval city of Entrevaux during the 18th century, La Maison de Julie also testifies to the local hospitable tradition : rooms as well as greedy breakfasts, that smell...
Located 8.5 km from AmiratFrom 56 € to 80 € the double room 
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Gréolières
Relaxation Hospitality and cheerfulness. Ghislaine and Daniel welcome you all the year in the beautiful village of Gréolières.
Located 13.7 km from Amirat65 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomChambre d'hôtes St Vincent de Paul    
8.5
Annot
Prestigious suite in a residence of the 16th century, situated in the pretty village of Annot (rated 'Village and town character), in Haute Provence, near the Gorges du Verdon, Castellane...
Located 15.3 km from Amirat70 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 35 personsPromo last minute résidence Les Cognas  
7.6
Val-de-Chalvagne
Former sheepfold and progressively transformed (8 apartments) through sound installations, in a haven of rest and relaxation, the residence 'Les Cognas' located 1h15 from Nice, has...
Located 4.8 km from AmiratFrom 400 € to 850 € per week 
House for 4 personsGites marose cote d'azur region paca  
8.4
Andon
Accommodation for your holidays in andon two cottages cigalon cigalette for 4 persons each outside the quiet village green comfortable 90 m² mountainous area 35 km from Grasse, near...
Located 12.4 km from AmiratFrom 280 € to 390 € per week 
House for 12 personsBastide restaurée sur site protégé
Coursegoules
Enjoy the French Riviera in September: beaches freed from the crowd, a unique and highly sought evenings with slabs of deer... On a protected site, restored country house, 30 minutes...
Located 21 km from AmiratFrom 950 € to 1500 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
70 places over 1,6 haLes gorges du loup    
9.5
Le Bar-sur-Loup
Under the sunshine of the Côte d'Azur in the Alpes-Maritimes department, in the calm with greenery all around, the campsite « Les gorges du Loup » and Bar-sur-Loup the provencal village...
Located 25 km from AmiratFrom 25 € to 27 € per day 
120 places over 4,3 haL'Orée d'Azur    
10
Opio
Côte d'Azur in nature. Ideally located between sea and mountain, Oree d'Azur welcomes you in a green and shady... Want to nature and authenticity, under the sun of Provence, discover...
Located 29 km from AmiratFrom 25 € to 37 € per day 

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HOTELS

Auberge le Charamel - Hotel in AmiratAuberge le Charamel    
9.1
Le Mas
Auberge le Charamel, located in the village of Le Mas, has a French restaurant that includes a panoramic view of the mountains and a terrace. The rooms have a flat-screen TV with TNT...
Located 5.8 km from AmiratRoom from 57 €
La Pinatelle - Hotel in AmiratLa Pinatelle     
7.6
Saint-Auban
Located in the perched village of Saint-Auban, La Pinatelle offers self-catering tents and mobile homes surrounded by woods and mountains. An outdoor swimming pool, a tennis, volley-ball...
Located 8.8 km from AmiratRoom from 74 €
Hotel Alizé - Hotel in AmiratHotel Alizé     
7.7
Puget-Théniers
This 2-star hotel is located in Puget-Théniers, just 100 metres from the train station. Guests can relax by the outdoor swimming pool or on the furnished terrace, by the garden. All...
Located 8.8 km from AmiratRoom from 57 €

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InterContinental Carlton Cannes
Built in 1911, the InterContinental overlooks the bay on the Boulevard Croisette and features its own private beach, pier and Belle Epoque façade. It is...
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