Mont-Dauphin fortress is one of the 12 buildings designed by Vauban which are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Historically, the fortress was built to protect the valley against italian attacks. Its strategic location offers a panoramic view over the Durance and Guil rivers.
Guillestre's patrimony: our church Notre-Dame-d'Aquilon was built in the XVIth century.
Discover Eygliers' Tower, the only visible remains of medieval battlements that protected the village,
Albert square and its many sundials and numerous sculpted doors.
You might notice something special about ancient buildings in our area: Guillestre's pink marble,
its quarry is still active to this day.
Our region also enjoys a rich natural patrimony:
- la Main du Titan bursting through the Guil's banks and its legendary tale
- La Fontaine pétrifiante in Réotier: a natural limestone fountain
- Les demoiselles coiffées
- Queyras Regional Park
- Ecrins National Park