Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Barcelonnette

Interesting
Barcelonnette
The Essential
Interesting
Surrounded by the high peaks of the Ubaye, the capital of the valley stands on the crossroads of Provence, the Dauphiné and Italy. Ever a hub for trade and exchange, in the 19C this small alpine town became caught up in a whirlwind of migration to Mexico. The opulent villas or "Mexicans dotted around the outskirts of the town bear witness to this past. Today its bustling streets lined in shops and café terraces make it a pleasant halt on a motoring holiday.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Barcelonnette

Mont Pelat
Mont Pelat
2:00
Col de la Cayolle
Col de la Cayolle
1:00