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Valberg

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-Maritimes

Valberg - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-Maritimes
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Valberg is a ski resort 86 km from Nice. It is located on the tour of the Gorges du Cians and Daluis on an alpine plateau.

Valberg was built between the larch forests and pastures where herds and Péonienne population (Peone is a small village 8 km, Valberg origin) came to spend the summer.

Valberg is a resort village with cottages and a friendly village center. This is a family resort that offers activities for all tastes. It displays the label Ski France "Family Plus" and offers a nursery for toddlers and activities for children during school holidays.

Valberg is a ski resort that is part of the municipality of Péone

Geographical information

Ski resortValberg
Postcode06470
Tourism label
Latitude44.0960490 (N 44° 5’ 46”)
Longitude6.9289910 (E 6° 55’ 44”)
AltitudeFrom 1500m to 2066m
PrefectureNice (83 km, 1h26)
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
RegionFrench Riviera

Nearest cities & towns

Beuil7 km (11 min)
Péone8.3 km (14 min)
Guillaumes13.4 km (19 min)
Roubion18.9 km (28 min)
Villeneuve-d'Entraunes21 km (28 min)
Sauze22 km (35 min)
Châteauneuf-d'Entraunes24 km (36 min)
Rigaud24 km (35 min)
Saint-Martin-d'Entraunes25 km (34 min)

Things to see and do

Winter activities: downhill skiing, snowshoeing, ski touring or riding, snowmobiling.

Summer activities: hiking, swimming (pool), mountain biking and downhill, ropes course, golf trail, trout fishing, tennis and golf course in course, skate park and pump track. Chairlifts Cross of Sapet and Eguilles are open.

Valberg is a partner station of the Mercantour National Park. There are several departures of excursions for all types of walkers. Planetary trail starting from the center of the resort, is very successful with hikers of all levels. It is dotted with sculptures of stone and steel (type Land Art) representing the planets of the solar system. dedicated to contemplation breaks have also been provided along the 9.6 km round trip that make up this trail. The views are varied and two mountain restaurants welcome walkers.

Visitors can also take a tour at the House of the Park of Mercantour and learn about the functioning and purpose of such a park.

It is also found in Valberg a beautiful church "Notre Dame des Neiges" which remained in the tradition of mountain churches with his paintings and larch shingle roof.

Media, movies, billiards, games room.

Places of interest

Information points
Natural sites

Events and festivities

The resort hosts the Laughter Festival Mountain. Young artists with promising talent occur to Espace Mounier throughout a week in late January and early February.

The summer of 2016 will give the starting signal of a commemorative year to celebrate 80 years of the 1936-2016 station. Shows for all, an exhibition, a historical trail and visit cultural and sporting events.

Photos

Valberg station
Valberg station
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Track, starting from Eguilles
Track, starting from Eguilles
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Bears Park
Bears Park
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Fishing
Fishing
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Resort center, pedestrian area
Resort center, pedestrian area
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Summer Luge (© Travel)
Summer Luge (© Travel)
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Planetary trail with Neptune
Planetary trail with Neptune
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Valberg Golf Club, before the larch forest
Valberg Golf Club, before the larch forest
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Valberg Space Adventure - Marmoset path
Valberg Space Adventure - Marmoset path
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Cycling in the gorges Cians
Cycling in the gorges Cians
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The circuit Cians Gorge and Gorges Daluis is unforgettable. The wonderful panorama of the landscape and the color of the rock and Cians Daluis, lees of wine, just cut the blue sky so often present in the region.

Beuil, former stronghold of the Counts Grimaldi.

Peon, medieval village clinging to his Demoiselles.

Guillaumes large town in medieval character, famous for its fairs and county town of Canton.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hike in Pays Vallée d'Azur Mercantour
Nature and the great outdoors645 € Touët-sur-Var (17.6 km)
Canyoning or aqua-hiking
Sports sensations40 € to 65 € Le Broc (36 km)
Stand-up Paddle on Lake Castillon
Sports sensations10 € Saint-André-les-Alpes (36 km)
Via souterrata, underground via ferrata
Sports sensations25 € Caille (40 km)
Family multi-activity break in the mountains
Nature and the great outdoors655 € Prads-Haute-Bléone (41 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Plateau of St. Barnaby
HikeEasy1h00Saint-Martin-d'Entraunes (14.4 km)
The Vens Lakes
HikeIntermediate6h30Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée (17.6 km)
Rabuons Lake
Village visitAthletic7h00Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée (17.6 km)
Cascade Villars-sur-Var
HikeEasy1h00Villars-sur-Var (22 km)
Tour of the lakes
HikeIntermediate3h30Entraunes (23 km)

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