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Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Alpes

Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Alpes
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The medieval town of Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur, the historical capital of the Champsaur valley and a stop on the Napoleon Road is situated at an altitude of 1,025 metres and boasts many traces of its past, including the charming square Place Grenette with its covered market and well, its narrow streets and old houses.

Not to missed: the Fête du Terroir country fair on the second Sunday in August when the whole village goes back in time 100 years during a colourful and lively day-long festival.

In the area surrounding Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur, sports fans will find numerous activities to keep them occupied, like rambling, skiing, river sports, climbing, horse-riding and paragliding.

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Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur

Saint-Bonnet en Champsaur, the historic capital of the mountain range, located in the department of Hautes-Alpes is one of the few medieval towns in the French Alps. Located on Route Napoleon, on the border between the Dauphiné and Provence and adjacent Saint-Bonnet National Park Ecrins in Champsaur reflects a glorious past and preserves for centuries its cultural heritage with fervor.

Recently, the towns of Saint-Bonnet, Benevento and Infournas came together to form the new town of Saint-Bonnet en Champsaur.

Things to see and do

The town of Saint-Bonnet is composed of streets, alleys, squares and andrônes. To find a fun way, a treasure hunt for children was established by the Office of Tourism. An adult version of the treasure hunt can visit Saint-Bonnet family and discover the birthplace of the last Constable of France: the Duke of Lesdiguières.

Events and festivities

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Place Grenette
Place Grenette
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Place Tower
Place Tower
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Ruins of Castle Lesdiguières of Earth Day
Ruins of Castle Lesdiguières of Earth Day
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Transhumance
Transhumance
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