Barcelonnette "The Mexican town"
opens its doors to you

View over the town of Barcelonnette
View over the town of Barcelonnette

Barcelonnette is located in the French Southern Alps, in the north-east of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. It is a mountain town nestled at 1135 meters. At the crossroads of Italy, Mercantour and Pra Loup and the Sauze Barcelonnette ski places, the “Mexican” town of Barcelonnette will reveal its charms, its culture, history and scenery through the seasons.

Barcelonnette
Barcelonnette in its natural setting

Sheltered and framed by the Ubaye valley, Barcelonnette lets you discover its typical streets lined with shops. Stroll along and get carried away by its pure landscapes.

Barcelonnette festive

... go listen to the concerts of the kiosk. The jazz festival in July and the Latin Mexican festivities in August will give you a touch of exoticism. Located just minutes away from the campsite Rioclar, you will easily go downtown for this cultural entertainments and for a better understanding of this land of travelers...

Festivities in the streets
Manuel Street during the summer festival
Jazz Festival
Jazz festival in the park of La Sapinière
Latino Mexican festival
Latino Mexican festival

Jazz Festival Barcelonnette

Jazz Festival Barcelonnette
Jazz Festival Barcelonnette

Throughout the summer, Barcelonnette is a vibrant little town, hosting a variety of festivals and themed events:  Jazz, Latino and classical music all have a slot in the summer calendar.

Restaurants and bars are all around, and even the smallest mountain villages in the neighbourhood usually have a sunny terrace where you can enjoy a refreshing beer.

Surprising cultural
and historical heritage Ubaye

Latino-mexican festival from 9 to 16 August 2015

In the 19th century many thousand of so-called "Barcelonnettes" left for adventure heading to Mexico. The village celebrates its unique history every year.

Mexican fiesta in Barcelonnette
Mexican fiesta

During one whole week Barcelonnette honors Mexico with "Les Fêtes Latino-Mexicaines". A colourfull festival abundant with emotions. A week of concerts, parades, mariachi, dans courses, expositions... change of scenery guaranteed !

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