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Know-how and craftsmanship around Rosans in the High Alps

Know-how and craftsmanship around Rosans in the High Alps

Nestled in the beautiful site of the Baronnies provençales natural park, the village of Rosans is the ideal destination for off-road stays. Located in the heart of the “Provence des montagnes” (mountainous Provence), this small medieval village combines the beauty of the Alps with southern charm. In Rosans and around the village, discover the many secrets of know-how and craftsmanship during your camping stay at Les Hauts de Rosans campsite.

Ancestral know-how

It is the cultivation of olive trees and lime trees that predominates, and of course that of lavender, especially around Rosans. Not forgetting the goat and sheep farms at the origin of the making of delicious cheeses. Over the centuries, all these activities have shaped the landscape of this unique region.

 

Livestock, the living wealth of the Rosans area

Local producers open their doors in Moydans at the Téron cheese dairy and in Jassines, for the direct sale of goat cheese. There, you will also have the opportunity to discover the Observatoire des Baronnies provençales.

In Sorbiers, do take time to visit the farm “Les brebis de Céline” to taste some exquisite local cheeses and even yoghurts. These are all wonderful moments for children in the company of animals too!

 

Lavender, spirit of the Baronnies natural park

A short walk will take you to the distillery of La Rivière des Arômes, where you will be welcomed by a breath of scents. Lavender is treated, but many aromatic and medicinal plants are also grown organically. You will follow the different processes from the harvest to the final product, the famous lavender essential oil. These experts of plant transformation also produce floral waters, massage oils and floral syrups.

 

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A rich and varied region around the campsite

If you like honey, you will love the one produced by the local bees. You’ll have the opportunity to taste many different varieties, produced by the remarkable beekeepers of the region.

The Baronnies’ lands are favourable to diversified agriculture that respects the environment. During your visit to the priory of Saint-André de Rosans, don’t miss the Ferme Aux Arômes de Mange Fèves and its farm products: honey, essential oils, lime blossom, walnuts, plums, honey soaps…

 

Meet local craftsmen

The imposing Tour Carrée de Rosans opens its doors to local artisans and producers during the summer months. The surrounding villages are ideal places for working with leather, wood and original jewellery. One can even meet a cutler in La Forge de Rosans.

Lovers of knitting and natural wool creations will be delighted in Sigottier and Saint-Julien-en-Beauchêne and will enjoy a walk in Serres, a beautiful medieval village.

In the hands of artists, clay lends itself to all techniques to make superb creations, such as Corinne Vallière’s creations at Montclus. This peaceful village has other surprises in store, such as the silk painring workshop and its educational area.

 

Don’t wait to plan your next vacation!

It is with pleasure that we will welcome you to discover this little-known territory with many facets and offer you quality services.

 

 

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The Buëch valley

 

The Buëch valley

In a low mountain region, the Buëch valley is dominated by a few peaks including the Céüse mountain (2,016 metres) and the Chabre mountain (1,352 metres). A necessary passage between the Durance Valley and Grenoble, via the Croix-Haute pass, the Buëch Valley (Pays du Buëch, in French) is a remarkable tourist stop for many reasons. Let’s take a closer look at the numerous treasures of the Buëch valley that surrounds the Hauts de Rosans campsite.

Gentle mountains and perched villages of the Buëch valley

Camping Les Hauts de Rosans - Camping QualitéThe mountains of the Pays du Buëch rise south of the High Alps, the main destination for holidaymakers being the Baronnies Provençales Natural Park. Between apple trees, pear trees, lavender fields, it is an extraordinary natural area that offers, to those who venture there, all its beauty secrets. The perched villages of the Pays du Buëch, Serres, Rosans or l’Epine, are also characteristic of this region, offering holidaymakers a chance to stroll along the narrow streets where art crafts and Provencal traditions can be discovered and enjoyed at will.

Nature-related activities

For nature lovers, the Buëch valley offers all that one can hope for. From the refreshing water points of the Gorges de la Méouge to the water bodies of the Iscles in Veynes or the Germanette in Serres, there is plenty to choose from.

The internationally renowned cliffs of Orpierre offer strong sensations, just like the free flight on the mountain of Chabre overhanging Laragne-Montéglin. For those who prefer to stay on the ground, mountain biking and hiking are activities of choice in the Buëch valley. The relief of the Pays du Buëch varies between 500 and 2,700 meters of altitude offering, to those who have the chance to venture there, extraordinary panoramas on the arboricultural plains, the crests and the cliffs. The omnipresent nature is wild and extremely varied. Whether beginners or experienced naturalists, the Buëch is an immense territory of fascinating discoveries.

An original place halfway between Provence and the Alps

“Like men, countries have a nobility that can only be known through approach and friendly company. And there is no more powerful tool of approach and frequentation than walking. (…) The process of walking is to transform oneself into a magnifying glass or a telescope.” J. Giono  – Translated extract from a chronicle written on 15 October 1967 at the Dauphiné Libéré, entitled “walking”.

An area highly appreciated by climatologists and geologists, the Pays du Buëch offers a diversity of fauna and flora, mainly because of its privileged position between two particularly appreciated areas: Provence on one side and the Alps on the other.

The climate benefits from a Mediterranean influence with a humidity and sunshine rate that has nothing to envy that of the Côte d’Azur. As for the North wind, it gently moves the clouds away, giving the sky of the Pays du Buëch, the blue colour that characterises it.

A land of well-being and discovery, the Buëch valley has many treasures to discover during your camping holidays in the Hautes-Alpes.

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Escape to the Drôme provençale

 

Escape to the Drôme provençale

The Hauts de Rosans campsite enjoys a privileged geographical situation: it is located on the border of the Drôme Provençale, a region which seduces all those who pass through, by its landscapes, its vegetation and its architecture which recall the heart of Provence. Describing the Drôme provençale region couldn’t be easier: lavender fields as far as the eye can see, wheat fields, olive trees, hills, oil mills and magnificent villages full of history and authenticity. During your stay at Les Hauts de Rosans, take advantage of your free time to make escape to the Drôme provençale.

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Why does the Drôme provençale seduce so many people?

As soon as you get to Montélimar, the Drôme Provençale extends in front of your eyes, operating a change of scenery and climate. Blue sky, colourful facades, sunshine… The Drôme provençale is the southernmost part of the Rhône-Alpes region; it enjoys a Mediterranean climate and, throughout the year, mild weather and plenty of sunshine. The Drôme provençale is thus ideal for many outdoor activities: hiking, mountain biking, horse riding, tennis, aerial sports (paragliding, climbing…) and water sports. The region’s landscapes are rich and varied, from the Rhône valley to the Baronnies Provençales.

Atypical and arousing curiosity, the perched villages of the Drôme Provençale continue to enchant visitors. It’s an absolute delight to stroll there, through their alleys, in the heart of Provençal markets and castles.

Finally, the Drôme provençale is a perfect place for food-lovers, thanks to a variety of local agricultural productions. Rich and varied area, the Drôme provençale tastes of Nyons’ olive oil, black truffle from Tricastin, nougat from Montélimar, lime from the Baronnies and, of course, lavender!

The little pleasures of the Drôme Provençale region

During your stay in Rosans, do take time to go out on small excursions and to be amazed by small simple pleasures…:

  • Admire and breathe lavender, through fields of magnificent colours and inimitable perfumes, from mid-June to August. Take the opportunity to learn the difference between lavender and lavandin and, why not, visit a lavender essential oil factory… In Ferrassières, Grignan, Nyons and Buis-les-Baronnies, you will find establishments offering visitors to discover the secrets of lavender.
  • Cycle along the Viarhôna, which goes from the shores of Lake Geneva to the beaches of the South of France, via the Drôme provençale. The road from Valencia to Avignon offers the opportunity to discover beautiful historic cities and pass through beautiful orchards and crops.
  • Discover the black truffle of Tricastin, full of mysteries and legends. Take advantage of the knowledge of truffle growers who will welcome you and share with you the secrets of the black diamond…
  • About sixty kilometres from the campsite, relax for a day in the thermal baths of Montbrun-les-Bains, in one of the most beautiful villages in France, and bathe in sulphurous and very healthy waters.

 

There’s so much to do around Rosans! Your stay at Les Hauts de Rosans campsite will be an opportunity to discover the Hautes-Alpes, but also the Drôme Provençale area. You will benefit from its very pleasant climate and the many treasures it contains. A beautiful vacation rich in discovery in perspective!

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6 reasons to book your summer vacation right now!

6 reasons to book your summer vacation right now!

 

Organized people know this well: it is better to book your summer holidays in advance. Contrary to popular belief, booking your summer vacation in advance does not only rime with savings. Here are 6 reasons to book your summer vacation right now!

  1. Save on your reservation

As the tourism industry fluctuates with the seasons, hoteliers and outdoor establishments have every reason to want to fill out their reservation bookings as early in the year as possible. As such, many of them offer early bookings at reduced prices. These offers can sometimes be very interesting in terms of price for those who book early.

In addition to reduced-price accommodation offers, customers can also benefit from certain advantages, such as free places for children, for instance, which can be very interesting for large families.

  1. Spread out your holiday budget

Booking your holiday in advance requires the payment of a deposit that generally equates to one third of the amount of the stay, plus booking fees. Paying for part of your summer vacation before spring is here is a great idea to help you manage your budget.

  1. First come, first served!

Have you ever been late for a party where there were only a few small appetizers and only cheap drinks left? The summer vacation market works the same way: the earlier you arrive the more options you have. For camping holidays, for example, if you want to stay at the same pitch as last year, or if you want to reserve a mobile home instead of another, you just have to specify it when you book. By booking in advance, you have every chance of having your request accepted.

  1. Boost your morale!

It’s winter. The fire crackles in the chimney, the days seem endless and the summer still seems far away. To banish the winter blues, there’s nothing like planning the next summer vacation in the sun. Sit comfortably on your sofa, get hold of your computer and take a look at the pictures of your holiday destination. In the Hautes-Alpes, summer promises to be full of emotions and discoveries. A few weeks or even months before you pack your bags for a camping holiday!

  1. Rejoice all your family members

“Honey, kids, we’re going camping this summer! ». Imagine the shouts of joy and the lively discussions around the table as you talk about the beautiful holidays ahead. Looking forward to a holiday, whether imminent or not, is a form of shared pleasure!

  1. A stress-free holiday preparation

Whilst last-minute holidays are an option, it often comes along with stress. Hotels and campsites fill up quickly, leaving you with less and less choice and options as time goes by. By booking your rental (mobile home or holiday home) or pitch in advance, you can save yourself a potentially time-consuming task and concentrate on the most important thing: preparing for your summer vacation. Tourist guides, books and maps are yours. Which places will you discover? What activities will you do? Which town or village will you visit? Your time will be well spent!

Book your summer holiday at camping Les Hauts de Rosans now. For enjoyable holidays in a beautiful natural setting!

 

 

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Adrenaline-rush activities in the Hautes Alpes

Adrenaline-rush activities in the Hautes Alpes

The Hautes-Alpes region is full of exceptional escapes. In this beautiful French region, you will find thousands of activities to keep you busy throughout your stay. Whether with family or friends, young or old, take a magical trip to the heart of idyllic landscapes of the Hautes-Alpes. In addition to the beautiful natural panoramas, you will enjoy delicious honeys and cheeses, as well as the famous apples of the Alps…

An escape in the heart of nature

Between the Alps of the North and Provence, going up the Napoleon road to Gap, the Hautes-Alpes are known as a very sunny area, with sunshine all year round. With its incredible gorges and mountains raising from 500 and 4 102 m high, the region offers a wide range of wonderful landscapes. Forests, mountain pastures, valleys, glaciers, wild gorges, atypical towns and villages, it has a rich cultural and historical heritage. Far from the main roads and crowds, the territory is renowned for its impressive flora and fauna. Its unspoilt and pure environment guarantees a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The Hautes-Alpes offer more than 6,800 km of hiking trails and numerous climbing sites, some of which are internationally renowned. The fresh mountain air and the sunshine will accompany you for an extraordinary escape in the heart of nature!

Natural areas of the Hautes-Alpes

As incredible as it may seem, 50% of the French flora is represented in the Hautes-Alpes region. The Écrins National Park covers nearly 100,000 ha and is home to ibex, chamois, heather cockerels and marmots. The 1000 km of trails that cross the site have about thirty ecological lodgings: camping in the Hautes Alpes will definitely make your stay unforgettable. The Queyras Regional Natural Park spreads over 60,000 ha and shelters charming little villages. Part of the regional natural park of the Baronnies Provençales, the little town of Rosans is the starting point to numerous hikes in the mountains. The region also includes numerous natural areas classified as Natura 2000 nature reserves.

Many activities during your camping holiday in the Hautes-Alpes

The natural beauty of the Hautes-Alpes will amaze you. In the Hautes-Alpes, you will be able to choose your favourite amongst many activities. The region’s many rivers and streams make it a great destination for water activities. With nearly 500 km of rivers, those who love sailing, rafting, kayaking and canyoning will be delighted! The peculiarities of the Hautes-Alpes mountains also offer many exceptional outdoor activities. Spread your wings: the handglide will take you on a magical journey in the air! If you prefer to keep your feet on the ground, you can choose road cycling, mountain biking or horseback riding. Take advantage of your stay to discover the many historical and religious places of the region, such as the fortresses of Briançon and Mont-Dauphin, Fort Queyras, the silver mines of Vallon de Fournel, the priory of Saint-André-de-Rosans or the Notre-Dame-et-Saint-Arnoux cathedral of Gap.

 

The Hautes-Alpes have all it takes to seduce nature and camping lovers. A popular destination with exceptional activities for the whole family. To take full advantage of your stay, do not hesitate to book your camping holiday by clicking here.