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Aiguilles

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Alpes

Common Regional Natural Park of Queyras, Aiguilles is a small village located in the department of Hautes-Alpes in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. It takes place in the district of Briançon, in the upper valley of the Guil.

Charming village, Aiguilles is also a ski resort popular with mountain lovers. Skiing, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing or waterfall climbing and are waiting for you in this very family site.

epicureans, you will find your happiness on Aiguilles tables. The village is in fact a production area of ​​Sisteron lamb, wines IGP Hautes-Alpes and Mediterranean wines.

The story is rooted in Aiguilles, with monuments and other buildings more or less old that reflect the heyday of the town over the centuries.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAiguilles
Postcode05470
Tourism label
Latitude44.7819500 (N 44° 46’ 55”)
Longitude6.8695650 (E 6° 52’ 10”)
AltitudeFrom 1400m to 3078m
Surface area40.16 km²
Population434 inhabitants
Density10 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGap (52 mi, 1h23)
Insee code05003
IntercommunalityCC du Guillestrois et du Queyras
DepartmentHautes-Alpes
TerritoryAlps, Dauphiné
RegionProvence-Alps-French Riviera

Nearest cities & towns

Abriès-Ristolas3.1 mi (9 min)
Molines-en-Queyras6.4 mi (24 min)
Château-Ville-Vieille6.8 mi (17 min)
Arvieux8.1 mi (20 min)
Saint-Véran10 mi (34 min)
Guillestre15.8 mi (30 min)
Risoul17.6 mi (34 min)
Ceillac18.1 mi (40 min)
Mont-Dauphin19.9 mi (38 min)
Eygliers19.9 mi (39 min)
Cervières21 mi (49 min)
Saint-Clément-sur-Durance21 mi (38 min)
Saint-Crépin22 mi (40 min)
Vars23 mi (45 min)
Réotier23 mi (46 min)

Things to see and do

In addition to its ski resort, village Aiguilles no shortage of historical and architectural interest with its important heritage.

Built in the eighteenth century, the Sacred Heart Chapel is located next to the church Aiguilles. According to local history, it would have served to Penitents chapel. Nearby, the Saint-Jean-Baptiste church was rebuilt in the course of the seventeenth century. A reshuffle has also occurred in the nineteenth century.

Curiosity Aiguilles, the village of Americans worth visiting. It consists of a set of villas built by the villagers income after having made a fortune in South America.

The Eiffel house building constructed at a World Expo Bordeaux, was rebuilt in the territory of Aiguilles.

The ski resort Queyras, located on the territory of Aiguilles is one of the main attractions of the village. Besides the many ski slopes and frozen waterfall, the village resort offers several fun activities and relaxation.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

From mid-April to mid-October, Aiguilles offers Provencal market on Thursday morning. A Christmas market also takes place in December.

In July, a book festival gives pride to the words and authors.

The festival of street arts meanwhile takes up residence in the month of August.

Rugby Adventure

Weather

Thursday 25 may
Min. 8°C - Max. 14°C
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Night
Friday 26 may
Min. 7°C - Max. 16°C
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Saturday 27 may
Min. 8°C - Max. 18°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Two-seat paraglider flight or course
Sports sensations88 € to 530 € Ceillac (9.1 mi)
Rafting or inflatable kayaking in the Hautes-Alpes
Sports sensations38 € Saint-Clément-sur-Durance (16.8 mi)
Maiden tandem paraglider flight
Sports sensations65 € to 175 € Embrun (24 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Lakes and Snake Laramon
HikeIntermediate3h30Névache (21 mi)
Long and Round lakes
HikeIntermediate4h30Névache (21 mi)
EldoradoRando - The loop of Mazelière
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h50Les Orres (25 mi)
The leap of Laïre
HikeEasy6h30Orcières (25 mi)
Enduro itinerary 'The Thousand Turns'
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h40Orcières (27 mi)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

Your holidays
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A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
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