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Gap

Immerse yourself in the captivating blend of history and natural beauty as you explore Gap. The largest city in the Haute-Alpes region, Gap offers plenty of winding historic streets and cultural landmarks to take in, chief among them the Gap Cathedral, designated a French National Monument.

The city is known as France's sportiest city, and among its facilities are an ice rink that's home to the popular Rapaces team. Plus, as the gateway to the French Alps, Gap is an ideal starting point for outdoor enthusiasts. Explore scenic hiking trails and partake in exhilarating winter sports activities.

But if you're looking for something more relaxing, there's still plenty to enjoy in Gap, with its numerous squares being the perfect place to enjoy some al fresco dining and nightlife.

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Barcelonette

Experience a unique sense of charm in Barcelonnette, an Alpine town where each step unveils history, culture, and natural beauty. When wandering the picturesque streets, you can take in quintessentially French landmarks, like the Collegiate Church of Saint Mary Magdalene as a historic landmark, or discover local craftsmanship and cultural heritage at the Valley Museum. However, the town's also has an air of Mexico in the many villas built in that country's style.

Ascend Col de la Cayolle for panoramic views, immersing youself in the breathtaking Ubaye Valley landscapes. And thanks to its position in the French Alps, Barcelonnette is an ideal hub for hiking, skiing, and active adventures. Then, reward yourself with Provençal and alpine-influenced cuisine at the town's restaurants.

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