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Cycling in Upaix

 Hilltop village

  • Altitude : 720m
  • 411 people

Located on a hill overlooking the valleys of the Durance and Buëch, Upaix belongs to the most beautiful hilltop villages of the region.

The highest point of the medieval tower offers a magnificent panoramic view on 360 ° of the surrounding mountains.

The inhabitants of the village are very proud of their heritage and they attach great importance to safeguard and promote it.
A village tour is offered every wednesday in July and August by Mrs. Chevallier (
Temporary exhibitions are held in the Chapel of the Penitents.
Association "Castrum Upaysio"


You can see :

  • Beautiful classified church (XIV - XVII centuries) 
  • Chapel of the Penitents and its sundial 
  • Restored plaster dovecote 
  • The porch, former entrance gate of the village with a broken bow arch dating from the XIV, part of the seigniorial residence whose stairwell  is decorated with plasterworks...

The Route Napoleon crosses the district, on the road D 1085, in the hamlet of Rourebeau (Passage of Napoleon: March 5, 1815).  See the website Route Napoléon or the cart of Route Napoléon.

maison du village d'Upaix
Promeneurs à Upaix
Façade d'une maison du village d'Upaix


Accommodation and restaurant :

• Restaurant Le Beau Soleil
"gourmet and friendly"
hameau de Rourebeau
05300 Upaix
Tél :

If you wish to stay during the weekend or for a week or more…

Our comfortable furnished lodgings of tourism welcome you !

  • Les Gîtes d'Eliane
    Font Pouillouse
    05300 Upaix
    tél :

  • Gîte Les Buissons de M et Mme Estornel
    Les Buissons 05300 Upaix
    Tél :


Clic on the name to see the accommodation website.