Enchastrayes

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TownEnchastrayes
Insee code04073
Postcode04400
Latitude44.3695430
Longitude6.6910900
AltitudeFrom 1151 to 2775 meters
Surface44.19 km²
Population429 inhabitants
Density9 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsLe Sauze at 860 m
Chief townDigne-les-Bains (at 91 km, 93 min)Faucon-de-Barcelonnette at 2.8 km
DepartmentAlpes-de-Haute-ProvenceBarcelonnette at 3.7 km
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

The name refers to Enchastrayes rackets (Chastre) and snow this common ubac. Its territory is scattered hamlets highlighting the land and ice benches: the Sauze, La Concha, the Conchette, Villard. At the meeting point of these neighborhoods were built the parish church, rectory and school (now mayor), the war memorial. But the new heart of the town is the resort of Sauze created in 1933 by farmer Honore Couttolenc response to the enthusiastic appetite ski Marseilles. She saw development take place so far: 65 km of trails, 23 lifts, 37 slopes, a snow park at 2000 m altitude and a brand new stadium slalom.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Parish church dedicated to Saint Peter and Saint Paul, dated 1716.
  • Chapel of St. Bartholomew the Conchette.
  • Old Chapel Villard.
  • Chapel Aupillon.
  • Games theme track walk for children and animals the wolf.
  • Hiking:
  • Circuit du Vivier.
  • Le Chapeau de Gendarme to see the goats.
  • The Tower of Brec.
  • The valley lands full: Natura 2000.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Enchastrayes
Leisure centresSki Resort Sauze Supersauze

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Beginning January: Surf's Up: free style competition.
  • The 3rd Sunday of July: hillclimb Barcelonnette the Sauze.
  • The 3rd Thursday from July 6 h of swimming.
  • The 1st weekend of August: Feast of the resort and championship of France skiing on grass.
  • The 1st Thursday of August Juniors raid: raid multiactivities for children.
  • The 3rd Friday of August: feast of bread.
  • The 3rd Sunday of August: Enduro Down Hill MTB race descent.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • 6 museums in the Valley Ubaye Barcelonnette Jausiers, Saint-Ours, Saint-Paul, bridges, Lauzet.
  • Fortresses altitude: Tournoux, Roche Croix, Saint-Ours.
  • Ovens and mill.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Rafting on the Ubaye and in the Southern AlpsSports sensationsFrom 35 € to 61 €Méolans-Revel (16.9 km)
Rafting in Ubay in the AlpsSports sensations38 €Le Lauzet-Ubaye (22 km)
Rafting and river sports on the UbayeSports sensationsFrom 30 € to 35 €Le Lauzet-Ubaye (22 km)
Waterskiing on Serre-Ponçon LakeSports sensations25 €Crots (28 km)
Paragliding flight in Hautes-AlpesSports sensationsFrom 68 € to 120 €Savines-le-Lac (29 km)

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PHOTOS

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WEATHER

Thursday 24 April
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Min. 1°C - Max. 7°C
Friday 25 April
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Min. 4°C - Max. 8°C
Saturday 26 April
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Min. 4°C - Max. 8°C

BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Chalet with 5 bedroomsChalet la Providence     NEW
Le Sauze
Located in the Sauze, winter in the heart of the ski slopes, summer prairie. Real wood and cozy chalet. In each of the 5 bedrooms, bathroom and wc, TV and stunning views of the surrounding...
Located 690 m from EnchastrayesFrom 80 € to 145 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsMaison d'hôtes le Vieux Moulin.  
Les Thuiles
Welcome Ubaye, Hubert and welcome you to the small village of thuiles at 1050 m and offers guest rooms, it will make you enjoy a regional or traditional meal. Nearby summer activities...
Located 9.2 km from EnchastrayesFrom 55 € to 75 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLa petite Etoile d'hôtes bio    
9.4
Saint-Dalmas-le-Selvage
Bed and breakfast in the house of the star in Mercantour. Alexandra And Patrice will welcome you warmly and invite you to delight in the natural environment and family atmosphere. La...
Located 16.8 km from EnchastrayesFrom 42 € to 72 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 8 personsVacances pour 8 personnes Barcelonnette  
8.8
Barcelonnette
Large apartment of 110m² with garage for 2 large cars in centre town. This apartment is trés well equipped and comfortable for 8 people.
Located 3.6 km from Enchastrayes850 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsLe tetras   NEW
Jausiers
For more details please visit our website: http://cornille.jimdo.com/ - Then the village. Cornilles jimdo page! Or type in your search bar or one of Google: tetras jausiers cornille:...
Located 5.9 km from EnchastrayesFrom 390 € to 450 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsRésidence Jausiers Village   NEW
Jausiers
Studio bright south facing terrace garden condominium parking lot box stroller bike ski closet. Four beds child bed linen, equipped kitchenette wifi nearby. Fitted bathroom, separate...
Located 6.8 km from EnchastrayesFrom 200 € to 300 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
200 places over 8 haCamping Rioclar***    
9.2
Méolans-Revel
Your camping in the Southern Alps is here! If you like camping, camping mountain, welcome. At the heart of the Alpes de Haute Provence, Rioclar welcomes you in a mobile home, cottages,...
Located 14.4 km from EnchastrayesFrom 18 € to 23.50 € per day 
100 places over 4 haCamping Les Prairies    
10
Seyne
Welcome at 20 minutes from the lake of Serre Poncon to 'Les Prairies', the campsite is situated near the pretty village of Seyne les Alpes in the 'Alpes de Haute Provence', its riverbank...
Located 27 km from EnchastrayesFrom 13.80 € to 20.50 € per day 
100 places over 5 haCamping de la blanche    
9.7
Seyne
At a height of 1200 m, at the heart of the Valley of the Blanche, Provençal Switzerland, the Campsite(Camping) of the Blanche is opened all year long to offer you the Real Nature. 100...
Located 28 km from Enchastrayes16.60 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel l'Équipe - Hotel in EnchastrayesHôtel l'Équipe     
8.5
Le Sauze
Set in Le Sauze ski resort, this hotel with free private parking is located 4 km from Barcelonnette. The restaurant serves traditional French cuisine, and free Wi-Fi is provided throughout...
Located 750 m from EnchastrayesRoom from 60 €
Montana Chalet Hôtel - Hotel in EnchastrayesMontana Chalet Hôtel     
8.9
Le Sauze
Montana Chalet Hotel is 3 km from Barcelonnette and provides 3-star accommodation in Le Sauze ski station. It has a restaurant, terrace and well-being space and offers Wi-Fi access...
Located 820 m from Enchastrayes
Hôtel Soleil des Neiges - Hotel in EnchastrayesHôtel Soleil des Neiges     
8.1
Le Sauze
This hotel is situated in the centre of Sauze, 5 km from Barcelonnette. It features an indoor swimming pool and a restaurant with a terrace facing the ski slopes. Free Wi-Fi access...
Located 880 m from Enchastrayes

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Château des Magnans
Chateau des Magnans contains 3 buildings and a castle, located in Jausiers in La Vallée de l'Ubaye. It offers an indoor pool, sauna, hammam and a furnished...
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