Saint André les Alpes

The village of Saint-André-les-Alpes in the Verdon

Saint André les Alpes

The sweetness of Provence, the majesty of the Alps,
The deep blue of the lavender, the vibrant green of the forests,
The calmness of the lake, the impetuosity of the Verdon

In Saint-André-Les-Alpes you find all the expressions and dialogues particular to the Alps of Haute Provence.

At the entrance to the Verdon regional park and within the geological reserve of Haute Provence, Saint-André-Les-Alpes possess at once the calm of a low mountain village as well as all the services and activities pertaining to a small tourist spot.

In the village you will find diverse services, shops and restaurants as well as a tennis club, a mini golf, and children’s’ play area, not to mention the picturesque and romantic train, the ‘Train des Pignes’.

Marché de saint André les Alpes

 

Saint André les Alpes en hiver

 

Your days will swing to the rhythm of the numerous seasonal activities of this region: weekly markets (Wednesday and Saturday in the streets of the village itself), regional food and pottery markets, antique and car boots’ sales, the day of ‘ancient post cards’ and Lavender, agricultural fairs, music and much more…

Saint-André-les-Alpes is also the starting point for many cycle and hiking paths for all levels of experience, to be undertaken alone or with a guide (information available at the Tourist Office).

From the numerous viewing spots high up in the village you will be able to look out over the surrounding countryside, immerging your senses in the rich fauna and flora that make this region so special.

Only 100 m from the Residence you can swim and bathe in the Verdon River or a little further away, in the Lake of Castillon (2km). Diverse water sports are also catered for with pedalos, canoeing, kayaking and river walks proposed nearby.

With the paragliding school, Aérogliss, you can try paragliding for the first time and just a few kilometres away there are riding centres and adventure playgrounds offering excitement and fun for adults and children alike.

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