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

Capital Valley Ubaye located at 1135 m altitude at the foot of the ski resorts. Citymap checkerboard. Barcelonnette has Mexican style houses.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude44.3863000 (N 44° 23’ 11”)
Longitude6.6504630 (E 6° 39’ 2”)
AltitudeFrom 1115m to 2680m
Surface area16.42 km²
Population2861 inhabitants
Density174 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureDigne-les-Bains (85 km, 1h24)
Insee code04019
IntercommunalityCC Vallée de l'Ubaye
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Pons2.4 km (6 min)
Faucon-de-Barcelonnette2.6 km (5 min)
Uvernet-Fours4.3 km (9 min)
Le Sauze5.3 km (9 min)
Les Thuiles6.6 km (8 min)
Enchastrayes6.7 km (11 min)
Jausiers9.1 km (12 min)
Pra-Loup9.9 km (14 min)
Méolans-Revel11.9 km (13 min)
La Condamine-Châtelard14.1 km (16 min)
Le Lauzet-Ubaye20 km (20 min)
Meyronnes22 km (25 min)
Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye23 km (26 min)
Larche27 km (30 min)

Things to see and do

Maison du Parc National du Mercantour.

Valley Museum.

Mexican villas.

Ski resorts: Le Sauze - Super Sauze, Pra Loup, Sainte Anne Larche.

Water sports.

Mountain bike trail.

Air Sports.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

In July: Children's Festival of Jazz.

In August, Latino Mexican holiday with concerts, dance classes, parades, dance ...


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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Fortifications, Mill, Farm Discovery, White water sports, Biking, Cycling, Hiking, Paragliding, Glider, hang-gliding, mountain lakes, fishing ...

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Rafting in Ubay in the Alps
Sports sensations40 € Le Lauzet-Ubaye (18 km)
Rafting and river sports on the Ubaye
Sports sensations30 € to 35 € Le Lauzet-Ubaye (18.4 km)
Maiden tandem paraglider flight
Sports sensations59 € to 175 € Embrun (23 km)
Multi-activity family holiday in the mountains
Nature and the great outdoors655 € Prads-Haute-Bléone (24 km)
Banana boat on the lake of Serre- Ponçon
Sports sensations17 € Savines-le-Lac (25 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of the lakes
HikeIntermediate3h30Entraunes (16.3 km)
The Vens Lakes
HikeIntermediate6h30Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée (26 km)
Rabuons Lake
Village visitAthletic7h00Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée (26 km)
Tour of Moissière
HikeEasy2h30Ancelle (42 km)
Bells of Barles
HikeIntermediate4h30La Robine-sur-Galabre (42 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals