Veynes

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Veynes
TownVeynes
Insee code05179
Postcode05400
Latitude44.5407980
Longitude5.8258650
AltitudeFrom 771 to 1815 meters
Surface42.60 km²
Population3344 inhabitants
Density78 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townGap (at 25 km, 26 min)Furmeyer at 3.7 km
DepartmentHautes-AlpesChâteauneuf-d'Oze at 4.4 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Ecomuseum Trumence Veynois: memory of an important rail junction ... Acessible Handicap: motor and mental disability.
  • Water Plan Iscles: a domain for free access, 10 acres including 5.5 acres of water. Supervised swimming from early July to late August. Accessible to persons with disabilities "Tiralo" and "Seahorse", available on request from the lifeguards. Pets allowed.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Veynes-Devoluy
Information pointsTourist Office of Veynes
Leisure centresLeisure Centre of the Iscles
Performance hallsLe Fourmidiable

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Market Thursday morning throughout the year: many producers ...
  • Summer: Friday night markets and numerous events.
  • October 28: Fair October 28th.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Visit Dévoluy, Bochaine and countries Buëch.
  • Numerous trails for hiking, mountain bike.
  • Castle Montmaur:
  • Area county. Classified historic monument from the 14th to the 17th century.
  • Castle Montmaur was acquired by the Conseil Général des Hautes-Alpes in 2007 to carry out a program of asset recovery. Historic monument, it presents the architecture of a medieval castle, the rich interiors of the great century and the Renaissance (frescoes, fireplaces, carved doors, French ceiling?) And the memory of resistance.
  • Abbey Clausonne:
  • Clausonne Abbey, one of the thirteen abbeys Chalaisienne is located in a very mountainous circus at the foot of Mount To-day. The choice of such a location described very well by itself about the monks who settled there. The abbey belonged to the order of Chalais.
  • The remains, during preservation, evidence of what was originally a monument of great architectural beauty inspired by Romanesque architecture in the magnificent setting of the circus Clausonne.

For further information: Email: abbayeclausonne@gmail.fr

  • The abandoned village of Saved:
  • The village of Sauve was inhabited until 1873, when the expropriation, and the purchase of land by the state. Currently this site is managed by the NFB.
  • Access by car to village throughout the year.
  • 2 paths in Education 30 minutes and 1:30.
  • The chapel at Sainte Roseline Bertaud - La Roche of Arnauds:
  • Remains of a monastery of women Bertaud founded in 1188, located in a wild and majestic at the foot of Mount Aurouze in a ring of mountains with magnificent scenery, accessible only on foot.
  • A pilgrimage takes place each year on the first Sunday of July, in honor of Sainte Roseline, 2nd daughter of Arnaud de Villeneuve, lord of the Arc de Provence.
  • This chapel is available, beyond the snow.
  • Directions: From Rock of Arnauds take direction Les Roux, Les Baux, then direction Cottage Matacharre a forest track. Leave the car at the gate, then follow the trail up to the Col de Conod. From there down by the barn to get to the chapel after crossing the magnificent forest of data (nuns). Time: 2:30 to go.
  • Flying activities in Aspres-on-Buëch.
  • Hiking and mountain bike riding.
  • White water sports, via ferrata, climbing ...
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Skydiving near GapSports sensations240 €Tallard (19 km)
Two-person parachute jump above the AlpsSports sensations245 €Gap (19.2 km)

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PHOTOS

Place Adrian LanePlace Adrian Lane
 
Fresco Paris-Lyon-MediterraneanFresco Paris-Lyon-Mediterranean
Fountain of Aquarius (Republic Square)Fountain of Aquarius (Republic Square)
 
Trompe l'oeil (Passage du Barry)Trompe l'oeil (Passage du Barry)
The waterThe water
 
The waterThe water

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WEATHER

Wednesday 23 July
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Min. 11°C - Max. 25°C
Thursday 24 July
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Min. 11°C - Max. 22°C
Friday 25 July
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantHôtel-restaurant du Parc
Aspremont
The Hôtel-restaurant du Parc welcomes you in the village of Aspres-sur-Buëch, just a few kilometers from Aspremont in the Hautes-Alpes. Sit back and enjoy dining in its spacious, its...
Located 6.3 km from Veynes27 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsAu vieux tilleul    
9.7
Veynes
In a garden on the edge of small river Buëch 2 rooms on the floor of the owner's house, with bathroom and WC. Living room with fireplace and library available to guests.
Located in Veynes60 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLe Chanelou    
9.3
La Piarre
We are pleased to welcome you in our beautiful guest house overlooking the small village of La Piarre, south of the Hautes-Alpes and the border of the Drôme Provençale. 5 charming guest...
Located 10.3 km from Veynes58 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLa Source    
9.7
Saint-Pierre-d'Argençon
La Source is a quiet and peaceful location in the beautiful Hautes-Alpes in the heart of the mountains in the countryside of the Haut Buëch. We have 5 comfortable bedrooms at your disposal...
Located 11.3 km from VeynesFrom 50 € to 57 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Villa for 12 persons4* Belle Villa pour 10-12 personnes   SPECIAL OFFER
Aspres-sur-Buëch
Beautiful 4* country house set in rural environment including private heated pool. Local shops 4 minute walk. Excellent local activities including hiking, biking, fishing, tennis, gliding....
Located 6.5 km from VeynesFrom 1180 € to 2950 € per week 
House for 6 personsEco-gîte de Montbrand  
10
Montbrand
Eco-cottage in the valley of the Upper Buëch. Place of resource and calm for the old barn of 70m² terraced house owners. Fully restored with ecological materials, environmentally sound...
Located 11.8 km from VeynesFrom 390 € to 450 € per week 
House for 5 personsEcogite La Dormance  
10
La Roche-des-Arnauds
Cottages in nature, built in environmentally friendly materials (label Ecogîte), located between the mountains of the Massif and Céüze Dévoluy. The cottages are located in an old farm...
Located 13.8 km from VeynesFrom 420 € to 550 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
57 places over 2,5 haCamping La Garrigue    
9.3
La Faurie
In the Hautes Alpes in Grenoble 1 hour and 30 minutes from Gap, situated between mountain, river and forest Upper Buëch, a site that will not fail to seduce you with its beauty, sunshine...
Located 5 km from VeynesFrom 12 € to 15.50 € per day 
10 places over 2 haCamping la source   
9.5
Saint-Pierre-d'Argençon
Aire Naturelle campsite located in the heart of the High Buech. 2 hectares of woodland and meadow, shady, calm and with 300 days of sunshine a year. La Source is one of only 100 campsites...
Located 11.3 km from Veynes12 € per day 
120 places over 6 haLes Bonnets  
Neffes
Welcome to camping Bonnets. South of GAP (Hautes Alpes), between the Alps and Provence, near a small village Alpin Neffes' located on the route of perched villages, 750 m altitude,...
Located 16.9 km from VeynesFrom 15 € to 15.60 € per day 

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HOTELS

MS Hôtel Du Parc - Hotel in VeynesMS Hôtel Du Parc    
7.1
Aspres-sur-Buëch
MS Hôtel du Parc is located 30 km from Gap and 60 km from Lake Serre-Poncon. It offers en suite rooms and a restaurant which serves traditional cuisine. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout...
Located 6.2 km from VeynesRoom from 55 €
Hotel Bermond - Hotel in VeynesHotel Bermond     
8.2
Saint-Julien-en-Beauchêne
Situated in the mountain village of Saint-Julien en Beauchêne, this rustic hotel is set in beautiful gardens with views of the Alps. Guest rooms at Hotel Bermond are bright and classic...
Located 12.5 km from VeynesRoom from 50 €
Hôtel Restaurant Les Alpins - Hotel in VeynesHôtel Restaurant Les Alpins    
7.9
Saint-Julien-en-Beauchêne
Located in the village of Saint-Julien-en-Beauchêne, this hotel is 6.3 km from Lus-la-Croix-Haute and offers a restaurant with a terrace. Gap is a 40-minute drive away and free private...
Located 12.5 km from VeynesRoom from 55 €

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Parc Hotel
Parc Hotel is located in the centre of Briançon, just 300 metres from the Prorel cable car that provides access to the Serre-Chevalier ski slopes. Guest...
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