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Parc naturel régional du Queyras
Interpretation Centre and knowledge of nature
Near the natural reserve of the High Guil, the Ark of the Peaks located in the heart of the village of Ristolas, offers an exceptional show.
Discover the riches of this high valley of the Southern Alps where species of incredible diversity "would be stranded" over millions of years.
The Ark of the peaks exposes all animal and plant wealth concentrated in this high valley over millions of years.
The fluidity of the living world, its complexity, its constant evolution and its fragile beauty staged in this innovative space will guide your way towards more nature.
From 01/06 to 30/06 between 1 pm and 6 pm.
Closed Monday and Tuesday.

From 01/07 to 31/08, daily between 12 pm and 6 pm.

From 01/09 to 30/09 between 1 pm and 6 pm.
Closed Monday and Tuesday.

From 21/12 to 31/03 between 1.30 pm and 5.30 pm.
Closed Saturday and Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th.

Canceled or closed because of Covid-19.
  • National :
    • Valeurs Parc Naturel Régional
  • themes :
    • Environment and nature
  • Ouvertures complementaires :
    • Canceled or closed because of Covid-19
Equipments and services
  • Cultural leisure facilities :
    • Exhibition space
  • Parking :
    • Parking
  • Visit :
    • Themed tour
    • Educational visits
Adult: 5 €
Child : 2.50 €
Group adults: 4 €
Group children : 2 €.

Free entry for children < 6 years.
Child entry valid for 6 - 16 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

"The Key" This is a single tariff for access to four educational areas of the Park and the outputs of the Discovery program. From 5 €.
  • Payment methods :
    • Cheque
    • Cash
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Un Centre d'interprétation réussi, une visite agréable ludique et où l'on apprend. En bref, à aller visiter !
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L'Arche des cimes
Parc naturel régional du Queyras
Phone : +33 4 92 46 86 29
Phone : +33 4 92 46 88 20
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Latitude : 44.773591
Longitude : 6.957299