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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Allos - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

The Val d'Allos, mountain resort summer winter, is composed of three additional sites: Allos, traditional village, Seignus, ski and family Foux, high mountain station.

At the heart of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and south of the Alps, Val d'Allos is the gateway to the Mercantour National Park and the source of the Verdon.

The Val d'Allos is a station that has the label "Famille Plus Montagne.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude44.2398870 (N 44° 14’ 24”)
Longitude6.6286790 (E 6° 37’ 43”)
AltitudeFrom 1339m to 3040m
Surface area116.65 km²
Population678 inhabitants
Density5 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureDigne-les-Bains (78 km, 1h15)
Insee code04006
IntercommunalityCC du Haut Verdon - Val d'Allos
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Val d'Allos2.5 km (7 min)
Le Seignus2.5 km (7 min)
Colmars7.1 km (8 min)
La Foux d'Allos8.7 km (12 min)
Villars-Colmars9.9 km (13 min)
Beauvezer13 km (16 min)
Thorame-Haute19.9 km (24 min)
Thorame-Basse25 km (28 min)
Uvernet-Fours32 km (47 min)
Saint-Martin-d'Entraunes35 km (54 min)
Barcelonnette35 km (51 min)
Saint-Pons37 km (54 min)
Pra-Loup37 km (53 min)
Faucon-de-Barcelonnette37 km (54 min)

Things to see and do

Allos Lake, the largest natural lake altitude Europe.

The Mercantour National Park, a protected area and preserved.

In summer, a multitude of trails for trekking, hiking paths and biking routes of descent. Allos also offers a leisure: swimming, waterslide and a whole host of activities for young and old.

In winter, skiing, skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, ice skating, sledging ...

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Late June: Val d'Allos Tribe 10000, enduro mountain bike race.

Early July: Market French Italian pairing with Cervasca.

Late July: Feast of wood, Val d'Allos Foux.

Early August: Horse Festival, Val d'Allos Foux.

Day Allos lake.

Feast on Allos.

Festival Snowball and the Val d'Ribouldingue Allos.


Of Allos village under snow
Of Allos village under snow
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Lake Allos (© Jean Espirat)
Lake Allos (© Jean Espirat)
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Lake Allos (© Jean Espirat)
Lake Allos (© Jean Espirat)
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Lake Allos (© Jean Espirat)
Lake Allos (© Jean Espirat)
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Logo Val d'Allos
Logo Val d'Allos
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Friday 6 march
Min. -12°C - Max. 2°C
Saturday 7 march
Min. -10°C - Max. 4°C
Sunday 8 march
Min. -5°C - Max. 6°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Savoy House Fort and Museum in Colmars-les-Alpes (8 km).

Cascade Lance Colmars-les-Alpes (8 km).

Panorama of cervical Allos (16 km) and sources of Verdon.

Gorges de St Pierre in Beauvezer.

Mid-August: Medieval festival in Colmars.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Rafting in Ubay in the Alps
Sports sensations38 € Le Lauzet-Ubaye (26 km)
Rafting and river sports on the Ubaye
Sports sensations30 € to 35 € Le Lauzet-Ubaye (27 km)
Bungee jumping from 80m off the Pont de la Marié bridge
Sports sensations79 € Guillaumes (27 km)
Waterskiing on Serre-Ponçon Lake
Sports sensations25 € Crots (36 km)
Canyoning or Rafting in the Verdon Gorges
Sports sensations33 € to 68 € Castellane (43 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of the lakes
HikeIntermediate3h30Entraunes (9.5 km)
The Vens Lakes
HikeIntermediate6h30Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée (24 km)
Rabuons Lake
Village visitAthletic7h00Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée (24 km)
Bells of Barles
HikeIntermediate4h30La Robine-sur-Galabre (34 km)
Olive tree path
HikeEasy1h30Estoublon (49 km)

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals