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Le Poët

Le Poët

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  • Altitude : 580 m
  • 774 people 
  • designated "floral town" with 1 flower
Last high Alpine step before the Provence, the village of Le Poët is built on the river banks of the Durance.


On the hill above the agricultural plain, the heart of the village gathers old houses around St. Peter's Church that was restored in the early nineteenth century, and which is surmounted by a 12th century bell tower and a splendid contemporary sundial. An artist has erected charming sculptured fountains. From the Tower, you will discover a viewpoint indicator with a fantastic point of view. 

The famous Route Napoléon crosses the village See the Website

or the brochure cart "Route Napoléon".

Shops in the neighbourhood : 

Bakery, hair salon, restaurant and bar, and the famous Canteperdrix confectionery.


Many hiking trails, mountain biking and biking tours, equestrian rides.The equestrian estate offers training courses and trail riding throughout the year. (Feel free to call or see http://domaine-equestre-poet.e-monsite.com
for contact centre-equestre-poet@orange.fr).

Don’t hesitate to contact the Tourist Office that will be happy to supply you with a sundial tour : go and walk through the streets of the village for finding this dial, painted in fresco on a building façade, a nod and a wink to Leonardo da Vinci…

equestrian rides
 Le Poët



  • Overnight and holiday gîte :
    Mme et Mr MONTAY Alain
    La Petite St Anne
    05300 LE POET
    See the website Montay
     3 *** aux Gîtes de France
    Spacious accommodation for 9 people,  All the year