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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Alpes

Ancelle - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Alpes

Located 18 km from Gap, Ancelle is a small family resort, one of the prettiest villages in the Champsaur, where one eats well, country cuisine: ravioli, tourton, donut, donkey ears, goat ...

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude44.6235910 (N 44° 37’ 25”)
Longitude6.2056910 (E 6° 12’ 20”)
AltitudeFrom 1160m to 2779m
Surface area50.66 km²
Population909 inhabitants
Density17 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGap (18.4 km, 23 min)
Insee code05004
IntercommunalityCC du Champsaur
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes4.7 km (8 min)
Forest-Saint-Julien7.5 km (11 min)
Saint-Jean-Saint-Nicolas8.5 km (13 min)
Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur9.3 km (14 min)
La Rochette9.7 km (14 min)
Chabottes10 km (16 min)
Saint-Laurent-du-Cros10.1 km (13 min)
Buissard10.7 km (17 min)
Laye13.5 km (17 min)
Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur15.4 km (19 min)
La Bâtie-Neuve15.4 km (21 min)
Saint-Michel-de-Chaillol15.5 km (23 min)
La Fare-en-Champsaur15.6 km (20 min)
Champoléon16.2 km (25 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities


Ancelle tracks for summer
Ancelle tracks for summer
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winter Ancelle Station
winter Ancelle Station
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Ancelle winter
Ancelle winter
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Ancelle and mountains
Ancelle and mountains
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hiking the neck of the Ark
hiking the neck of the Ark
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Summit station on track Coste Belle
Summit station on track Coste Belle
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Banana boat on the lake of Serre- Ponçon
Sports sensations17 € Savines-le-Lac (18.9 km)
Horse ride or trek in the mountains
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 68 € La Roche-des-Arnauds (21 km)
Maiden tandem paraglider flight
Sports sensations59 € to 175 € Embrun (24 km)
Rafting and river sports on the Ubaye
Sports sensations30 € to 35 € Le Lauzet-Ubaye (28 km)
Rafting in Ubay in the Alps
Sports sensations40 € Le Lauzet-Ubaye (28 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Arche and the Aiguille
The Piolit
Tour of the Cuchon
Ancelle - Voile de la Mariée Waterfall
Car itineraryEasy4h00Ancelle
Les 3 Serres
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate2h05Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes (2.1 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals