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Hautes-Alpes (05)

Prefecture : Gap
Subprefecture : Briancon
Population : 140,000
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Hautes-Alpes (High Alps) is the highest department in France in average. The Durance river is the backbone of its territory, on which live a population of 118,000. Isolated until the arrival of the train, the department has learnt through history to live on its own resources, which helped in hard times. It is a mainly farming area – forests, pastures, fruit, milk – but tourism has been developing quickly thanks to the ski resorts of Serre-Chevalier Vars, les Orres or Montgenevre and in the summer to the many campsites around the Serre-Poncon artificial lake.

Km 6 : Puy-Sanieres

Puy-Sanières © Fr.Latreille

Population : 220

Puy-Sanières's favourable situation in the Hautes-Alpes is due to its location on the banks of the Serre-Poncon lake and close to the National Nature Park of Les Ecrins. The six hamlets forming the village stand at an altitude of 1,200 metres on the Les Puys plateau, a magnificent point of view on the south side of Mont Guillaume. The exposition also means the climate is warm and the landscapes beautiful. The church is worth a visit with its pretty bell tower, it decorated porch and its sundial. The municipality recently decided to renovate its religious buildings and restore the presbytery.

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Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Prefecture: Marseille

PACA is the third biggest region in France. Its population of nearly 5 million mainly live in or  around its four major cities, Marseille, Nice, Toulon and Avignon. Comprising most of the South-East of France, it is bathed by the Mediterranean in the South and bordered by the Alps in the East.


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Classifications after the stage 21


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