department in southeastern France named after the Alps mountain range

The French département Hautes-Alpes is marked by mountains and wild ranges.


Map of Hautes-Alpes

  • 1 Briançon - at an altitude of 1,326 m (4,350 ft), this is the highest town in France
  • 2 Embrun  
  • 3 Gap  
  • 4 Serres  
  • 5 Veynes

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By trainEdit

The Hautes-Alpes are easily reached by train from either the south (Marseille), the north (Grenoble) or the west (Valence). Valence and Grenoble have high-speed train connections with Paris. There are up to four train connections daily in all directions.

By planeEdit

There is no large airport in the Hautes-Alpes. Fly to Marseille and take the train from there.

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