Where to stay around Hautes-Alpes?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,198 holiday lettings near Hautes-Alpes. From 3,018 apartments to 622 chalets, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hautes-Alpes is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Hautes-Alpes?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hautes-Alpes. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Serre Chevalier: 1,887 holiday homes
  • Montgenèvre: 1,417 holiday homes
  • Briançon: 1,830 holiday homes
  • Serre Chevalier 1400: 2,562 holiday homes
  • Gap: 704 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Hautes-Alpes! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Hautes-Alpes?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Hautes-Alpes with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Montgenèvre: 1,417 holiday lettings
  • Briançon: 1,830 holiday lettings
  • Gap: 704 holiday lettings
  • Vars: 1,223 holiday lettings
  • Puy-Saint-Vincent: 1,494 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Hautes-Alpes?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Hautes-Alpes. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Serre Chevalier 1400: 2,562 holiday rentals
  • Serre Chevalier 1500: 3,318 holiday rentals
  • Serre Chevalier 1200: 2,363 holiday rentals
  • Serre Chevalier 1350: 2,537 holiday rentals
  • Les Chalmettes Ski Lift: 2,201 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hautes-Alpes listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental property or accommodation in Hautes Alpes, France your home away from home

The Hautes Alpes department of southern France is a magnificent rural region consisting of Alpine peaks, deep valleys and wide plains. Tourism has largely missed the Hautes Alpes, making it a truly authentic destination for a holiday, with unspoilt countryside stretching far into the horizon and a cheerful atmosphere which is unlike that of anywhere on the beaten path of French tourism. Taking accommodation in Hautes Alpes provides visitors an unrivalled mix of Provincial sun and Alpine scenery.

Things to do on holiday in Hautes Alpes, France

In winter, the ski resorts of Hautes Alpes draw visitors from across Europe to test the slopes, from the high speed downhill pistes to thigh burning mogul fields. There are over 30 Hautes Alpes ski resorts, the vast majority of which are built around authentic alpine towns, filled with gourmet restaurants serving delicacies with an undeniably local flavour, Alpine chalet style accommodation and magnificent little shops. The huge National Park de Ecrin is home to almost 50% of all the species of plant and animal found in France, including ibex, marmots and chamois, and is crossed with over 1,00km of footpaths.

In summer, the glorious Alpine scenery is a huge draw. Visitors arrive from all overEuropeto go walking, riding, mountain biking, climbing and para-gliding in the mountains, meaning that Hautes Alpes property is in high demand all year round. The rivers which cascade down from the Alps before slowing and widening across the plains also provide visitors to accommodation in Hautes Alpes with a huge range of leisure options. White water rafting and kayaking thrive during the spring when the melt waters fill river channels, turning them into gushing white water courses. The low land rivers attract those hoping to go sailing or canoeing during the summer months when the climate turns warm too.

The gastronomy of the Hautes Alpes department is excellent, and has a distinct flavour from many other regions in France. The cheeses and honeys produced in the Hautes Alpes mountains are full of flavour, and make taking a self catering property in Hautes Alpes a genuine delight.

Places to visit on holiday in Hautes Alpes, France

The Hautes Alpes ski resort of Serre Chevalier is one of the most popular places to take holiday rental accommodation in Hautes Alpes. Boasting the second largest ski area in the world, Serre Chevalier is a magnificent destination for any standard of skier or snowboarder. Despite having over 300 days of sunshine a year, the snow record in Serre Chevalier is remarkable, and the scenery only adds to an already sensational skiing holiday.

Montgenevre is another excellent skiing resort on the huge Milky Way ski domain. It is a very small, traditional resort, just a few miles from the Italian boarder. Skiing is the main priority from a Hautes Alpes property in Montgenevre, as there is little après-ski to enjoy.

The ancient town of Embrun is a stunning town, which provides a sensational base for walking, riding and mountain biking holidays in Hautes Alpes, and during the spring, the Durance River is filled with white water rafts and kayaks.

Weather in Hautes Alpes, France

Hautes Alpes is an amazingly sunny department of France, receiving over 300 days of sunshine every year. Temperatures are delightfully warm yet not hot during the summer. Average temperatures from July until September hover around 20°C, with daily peaks reaching almost 30°C. In the winter months, when the Hautes Alpes ski resorts are in full flow, temperatures average close to 4°C.

Travel to Hautes Alpes, France

There are no airports receiving direct flights from the UK in the Hautes Alpes. In order to reach a Hautes Alpes rental property, you must fly to Nice (NCE), Marseille (MRS) and Toulon (TLN), and drive a Hautes Alpes rental car, catch a bus or train.