Overview Alpes de Haute-Provence

Visiting Alpes de Haute-Provence

Planning a trip to Alpes de Haute-Provence, France? Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Alpes de Haute-Provence flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.

Stories and Tips Alpes de Haute-Provence

1 Photos  
Rear Entry

Written by proxam2 on 11 Jul, 2012

Moustier-Ste-Marie has been called the gateway to the Verdon Gorge - 'the front door' - if you will.But the gorge is not, as they say in France, a dead-end. So if there is front entry, it follows that there is an exit, or rear entry.CASTELLANE…Read More


2 Photos  
Pain in my calfs

Written by Rick on 20 Apr, 2001

It must have been noon when I climbed on my bicycle and left La Cascade. I crossed the bridge right before the beginning of the 14 km. mountain road that leads towards ski resort l'Alpe d'Huez. The roads des not gradually increase its grade: right from the…Read More


2 Photos  
La Cascade

Written by Rick on 20 Apr, 2001

The campingsite is pretty basic. But showers (with hot water), lavatories, a swimming pool, and a cascade falling from a steep cliff next to the camping. (visible and audible) A supermaket is within walking distance (5 min.) The village 5 minutes cycling. The valley is very narrow. Be…Read More


1 Photos  
L'Alpe d'Huez

Written by Rick on 20 Apr, 2001

It's horrible. The distance from Camping La Cascade to the start of the slope measures no more than a mere 100 meters. So, when you leave the camping your muscles won't have time to warm up before braving the steep mountain road. After turning left it climbs…Read More


  • 1-4 of 4 Alpes de Haute-Provence Stories And Tips