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Le Vernet

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Le Vernet - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

A 1210 m altitude, between Blanche and Bes, this small mountain village on the edge of the mountain pastures of the "Great Mountain " and Ubac is a mecca where pastoralism, summer, hundreds of transhumance animals to the top.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLe Vernet
Latitude44.2758139 (N 44° 16’ 33”)
Longitude6.3900850 (E 6° 23’ 24”)
AltitudeFrom 1153m to 2642m
Surface area23.05 km²
Population133 inhabitants
Density5 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureDigne-les-Bains (19.6 mi, 30 min)
Insee code04237
IntercommunalityCA Provence-Alpes-Agglomération
TerritoryAlps, Provence
RegionProvence-Alps-French Riviera

Nearest cities & towns

Verdaches3.1 mi (7 min)
Seyne6.9 mi (11 min)
Auzet7.3 mi (15 min)
Barles7.3 mi (14 min)
Beaujeu7.7 mi (12 min)
Selonnet9.8 mi (16 min)
La Javie10.2 mi (16 min)
Montclar12.3 mi (21 min)
Le Brusquet12.4 mi (20 min)
Montclar Les 2 Vallées14 mi (22 min)
Saint-Martin-lès-Seyne14.3 mi (28 min)
Marcoux15.4 mi (25 min)
Prads-Haute-Bléone17.8 mi (35 min)
La Robine-sur-Galabre18 mi (34 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Natural sites

Events and festivities


Demontzey Park
Demontzey Park
See photo
Chapel St. Pancras
Chapel St. Pancras
See photo


Saturday 20 may
Min. 4°C - Max. 12°C
Sunday 21 may
Min. 3°C - Max. 17°C
Monday 22 may
Min. 5°C - Max. 15°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Skiing lessons with the Ecole de Ski Français
Sports sensations28 € to 172 € Montclar (9.6 mi)
Rafting in Ubay in the Alps
Sports sensations40 € Le Lauzet-Ubaye (10.8 mi)
Canyoning in the Ubaye Valley
Sports sensations42 € Ubaye-Serre-Ponçon (11.6 mi)
Maiden tandem paraglider flight
Sports sensations65 € to 175 € Embrun (21 mi)
Horse and pony ride in Hautes-Alpes
Nature and the great outdoors23 € to 60 € Ventavon (25 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Bells of Barles
HikeIntermediate4h30La Robine-sur-Galabre (11.2 mi)
The Walking Museum
HikeEasy25 minDigne-les-Bains (14 mi)
Walk in the old center
HikeEasy1h05Digne-les-Bains (15 mi)
EldoradoRando - The loop of Mazelière
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h50Les Orres (16.9 mi)
Tour of the lakes
HikeIntermediate3h30Entraunes (17.6 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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