Head out to get your fill of Southern Alps gastronomy: a blend of traditional, rustic, and modern cuisine promising something for every taste! Local treats include puffy tourtons, classic tarts, tasty cheeses, and honey – a thousand and one flavours to savour at a local “Bistrot de Pays”, Michelin-starred restaurant, or high-altitude eatery. Be sure to pair them with a glass of local craft beer or ice cider.
SOUTHERN ALPS HONEY, ASTONISHING AND IRRESISTIBLE!
Honey makers in the French Southern Alps enjoy a magnificent natural environment and great raw material nurtured by passionate beekeepers... They all have their own magic methods of transforming this sugary nectar instilled with fragrant, woody and fruity notes into pots of honey overflowing with mountain flavours.
All the character and flavour of the mountains packed in a single cheese... That's the promise of the Southern Alps' farmers, dairies and local producers. The fruit of age-old traditions, know-how and a profound respect for the environment, welcome to a unique world of flavours and 100% local produce to savour!
DON'T LEAVE THE HAUTES-ALPES WITHOUT TASTING TOURTONS!
While you're holidaying in the Hautes-Alpes, be sure to sample a local culinary speciality: Tourtons du Champsaur! You'll find fabulous Tourtons on offer at the restaurants in Champsaur and Gap, or at small local producers. The fruit of ancient culinary know-how handed down through generations, this timeless treat is packed with all the flavours of the Southern Alps – and its recipe remains a well-kept secret!