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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Alpes

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

A 100 km south of Grenoble at the door Dévoluy, Veynes is the capital of the Hauts-Pays Buëch. Its historic center is to discover, with a term "follow the rail" that lets you know the history of the major monuments throughout twenty signs.

Geographical information

Latitude44.5407980 (N 44° 32’ 27”)
Longitude5.8258650 (E 5° 49’ 33”)
AltitudeFrom 771m to 1815m
Surface area42.60 km²
Population3325 inhabitants
Density78 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGap (25 km, 26 min)
Insee code05179
IntercommunalityCC Buëch Dévoluy

Nearest cities & towns

Oze6.3 km (15 min)
Furmeyer6.3 km (15 min)
Montmaur8.6 km (10 min)
Châteauneuf-d'Oze9.3 km (16 min)
Saint-Auban-d'Oze9.8 km (17 min)
Aspres-sur-Buëch10.1 km (13 min)
Le Saix10.4 km (18 min)
Chabestan11.3 km (14 min)
La Faurie11.8 km (16 min)
La Roche-des-Arnauds12.6 km (14 min)
La Bâtie-Montsaléon13.2 km (15 min)
Aspremont13.3 km (16 min)
Saint-Pierre-d'Argençon15 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities


Place Adrian Lane
Place Adrian Lane
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Fresco Paris-Lyon-Mediterranean
Fresco Paris-Lyon-Mediterranean
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Fountain of Aquarius (Republic Square)
Fountain of Aquarius (Republic Square)
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Trompe l'oeil (Passage du Barry)
Trompe l'oeil (Passage du Barry)
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The water
The water
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The water
The water
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

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Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canyoning or via ferrata in the Buëch Valley
Sports sensations30 € La Faurie (7.3 km)
Horse ride or trek in the mountains
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 68 € La Roche-des-Arnauds (10.8 km)
Horse ride and trek in Trièves
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 390 € Mens (32 km)
Tour of an artisan liqueur and aperitif distillery
Local flavours1 € Corps (32 km)
Donkey trek in Hautes Alpes
Nature and the great outdoors40 € to 330 € Éourres (38 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Marmites du Diable loop
HikeIntermediate2h15La Faurie (7.5 km)
The white bridge trail
HikeEasy3h00Saint-Laurent-du-Cros (25 km)
Notre-Dame du Laus
HikeIntermediate5h00La Bâtie-Vieille (27 km)
La Bâtie-Vieille - Rambaud
HikeEasy3h00La Bâtie-Vieille (27 km)
Walk around Mount Aiguille
HikeIntermediate6h00Le Monestier-du-Percy (31 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals