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©Panorama du lac de Castillon à Saint André les Alpes // Lake of Castillon|Philippe Murtas Photographe

between lake and mountain

Close to the Côte d’Azur, the Gorges du Verdon and the ski resorts of the Val d’Allos, Saint-André-les-Alpes is located between lake and mountains. It is a protected and preserved site located in the heart of the Verdon regional natural park and the geological nature reserve of Haute Provence. It is a privileged place where a myriad of outdoor activities, discoveries or relaxation is offered to you.

Discover Saint-André-les-Alpes

and its surroundings

Look up!

Saint-André-les-Alpes is a privileged place for paragliding.

The world-renowned site of Mont-Chalvet (1,613 m) hosts numerous European and world competitions.

You will see these magnificent sails in the azure sky.

Want to try it? Don’t hesitate! In complete safety, supervised by experienced and passionate instructors, your first paragliding experience will be an unforgettable memory.

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Did you know ?

From Nice to Saint-André-les-Alpes, board the mythical train des Pignes of the Chemins de fer de Provence line!

Let yourself be tempted by a picturesque stopover in the heart of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in 100% comfort. Discover our perched villages and numerous works of art. From the palm trees of the Côte d’Azur to the lavender of the Haut Pays, a change of scenery guaranteed!


4 return trips between Nice and Saint-André-les-Alpes with more than 100 kilometres of metric track


This famous blue flower alone symbolises the fame of Provence. While hiking in the Saint-André-les-Alpes area, you will see this fine lavender in its wild state. For some years now, several local farmers have been cultivating this high altitude plant.

Don’t hesitate to discover their passion and know-how.

Magnificent landscapes are to be discovered from mid-July onwards, or depending on the weather conditions, around the beginning of July.

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3 reasons to discover

Marvelat the beauty of the place

It is impossible not to fall in love with the unique emerald green colour of the lake of Castillon and the hilly landscape. Take a step up to the Mont Chalvet, the Dindière lookouts and the colline des deux saints for a breathtaking panoramic view!

Belike the bird

Paragliding is a sensation of freedom unique in the world. A gentle ascent to discover the Verdon via the air, as you have never seen it before!

Take the timeto enjoy

Travelling on the Chemins de Fer de Provence train is an unforgettable experience. At the rhythm of the train, take the time to admire the landscapes and discover our perched villages.

Accommodation in


In Saint-André-les-Alpes and the surrounding villages: Barrême, Senez, Chaudon-Norante, Tartonne, Clumanc, Lambruisse, La Mure-Argens, Moriez, Allons, Angles, Saint Jacques and Saint Lions… Book your stay !

Hotels, Bed and Breakfast, group accommodation, open air hotels, unusual accommodation and holiday rentals, you will find what you are looking for.

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Practical information


1 Place Marcel Pastorelli, Saint-André-les-Alpes

Opening hours

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In April and October
Monday to Friday from 9am to 12pm and from 2pm to 6pm
Closed on weekends and public holidays

In May, June and September
Monday to Saturday from 9am to 12pm and from 2pm to 6pm
Public holidays from 9.30am to 12.30pm

In July until 26 August
Monday to Saturday from 9am to 12.30pm and from 2pm to 6pm
Sunday from 9.30am to 12.30pm

From November to March
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 5pm
Closed on Tuesdays, weekends and public holidays
Saint-André-les-Alpes informations office

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