After dropping off your suitcases at Camping du Petit Buëch, you have only one thing you want to do: discover the most beautiful sites in the surrounding area!
You can let yourself be blown away by the beauty of the natural spaces and carried away by the charm of the prettiest corners of Provence.
Discover all the activities with the tourist office of Veynes!
There’s no need to go far to start your expeditions. Visit the Veynes railway ecomuseum. There you can discover the conditions experienced by the railway workers in Veynes from the 19th century to date. It’s an excellent way to have a glimpse of the railway heritage in Veynes. Children will be captivated by the many models, reconstructions and films on show. It is the opportunity for them to be fully immersed in the railway world of the time.
Continue your walk in Veynes by visiting the Museum of Olden-day Costume and Trades. Enjoy an original experience by discovering authentic period costumes and hairstyles. Discover the subtleties of the trades that work the land and with wood, as well as spinning.
When continuing the tour of the town, enter the church of Saint-Sauveur [St Saviour], which is one of the oldest buildings in town. You will be won over by the Romanesque architecture. You will then learn that this church was mostly destroyed during the French Wars of Religion and was rebuilt between the 17th and 18th centuries.
You can’t leave Veynes without taking a tour of the Château de la Villette side to view the town hall, the ancient tower and the town gates. When meandering through the streets of Veynes, don’t hesitate to stop at the Town Hall, which is a former private mansion, before going to the largest square in the town: Place Adrien-Ruelle. You will be charmed by the authenticity of the magnificent fountain that stands in the centre of the square. This will be the opportunity for you to take a break for lunch or have a drink in an idyllic setting.
AAfter visiting the town of Veynes and the treasures it houses, head for the neighbouring villages, like Sisteron. You will be stunned by its Citadelle-Fortress, the famous architectural jewel that crowns the town. As the Hautes-Alpes department is located in a mountain area, you will have a wide range of choice for discovering magnificent scenery.
You can go to the Écrins National Park to admire a sumptuous landscape, nestled in the heart of the Écrins mountain range. With your rucksack, enjoy unmissable family walks that take you to the feet of glaciers or mountain lakes, like Eychauda Lake or the Glacier Noir. The more sporty will allow themselves to be tempted by one of the many whitewater activities, such as kayaking or rafting to have an unimpeded view over the Pays des Écrins.
You’ve got it, you’ll spend an idyllic stay when booking your holiday at the Campsite in Veynes in Veynes in the Hautes-Alpes. All around, you’ll discover breath-taking locations to visit, and activities suited to every taste, for a guaranteed change of scene!
Rafting, canyoning, hydrospeed in the Ubaye or hiking and swimming near the Glacier Noir, experience the white water outings in the surrounding area.Discover
You will discover, close to the Camping Solaire, many religious buildings and fortifications testifying to the defence works. Ready to discover the most beautiful cultural sites in the region? This is the place to be!Discover
Skydiving, gliding, paragliding, hot air ballooning, you will be spoilt for choice for an unforgettable experience!Discover
Discover the Hautes-Alpes and its land games, such as hiking, climbing, accrobranche, speleology, or horse riding.Discover
With an area of 2,400 m2 reserved for leisure activities, many events are organised at the Veynes campsite. With family or friends, we offer a large number of creative and participative activities. There is plenty to keep you entertained throughout your stay in the Hautes-Alpes. Children and teenagers have fun and so do the adults!Discover