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

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

The town of Sauze Enchsatrayes (made references to snowshoes (Chastres) that residents shod to pass the Fours pass). Its territory is scattered hamlets highlighting the land and ice benches: the Sauze and Super Sauze (ski resort and summer), the Conche, the Conchette the Villard. At the meeting point of these neighborhoods were built the parish church, rectory and school (now City Hall), the war memorial. But the new heart of the town is the ski resort of Sauze created in 1933 by farmer Honore Couttolenc to meet the enthusiastic appetite ski Marseillais. She saw development take place so far: 65 km of track, 23 lifts, 37 trails, a snow park, 2 boader cross a zone of free ride family, a slalom stadium, swimming pool, cinema, tennis... in short everything you need to enjoy your family vacation in the mountains.

The station is classified Label Family Plus and Green station.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude44.3695430 (N 44° 22’ 10”)
Longitude6.6910900 (E 6° 41’ 28”)
AltitudeFrom 1151m to 2775m
Surface area44.19 km²
Population420 inhabitants
Density9 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureDigne-les-Bains (91 km, 1h33)
Insee code04073
IntercommunalityCC Vallée de l'Ubaye
TerritoryAlps, Provence
RegionProvence-Alps-French Riviera

Nearest cities & towns

Le Sauze1.4 km (2 min)
Faucon-de-Barcelonnette5.6 km (10 min)
Barcelonnette6.7 km (11 min)
Saint-Pons8.4 km (14 min)
Uvernet-Fours10.4 km (16 min)
Jausiers11.5 km (14 min)
Les Thuiles12.8 km (15 min)
Pra-Loup15.9 km (21 min)
La Condamine-Châtelard16.5 km (19 min)
Méolans-Revel18.1 km (21 min)
Val-d'Oronaye25 km (51 min)
Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye25 km (30 min)
Le Lauzet-Ubaye27 km (28 min)
La Foux d'Allos33 km (47 min)
Val d'Allos40 km (58 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities


Farm and cocked hat
Farm and cocked hat
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Tuesday 26 september
Min. 9°C - Max. 15°C
Wednesday 27 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 17°C
Thursday 28 september
Min. 9°C - Max. 21°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Rafting in Ubay in the Alps
Sports sensations40 € Le Lauzet-Ubaye (22 km)
Maiden tandem paraglider flight
Sports sensations65 € to 175 € Embrun (27 km)
Canyoning in the Ubaye Valley
Sports sensations42 € Saint-Vincent-les-Forts (28 km)
Tubing on Lake Serre-Ponçon
Sports sensations17 € Savines-le-Lac (29 km)
Rafting on the River Guil or Durance
Sports sensations28 € to 45 € Guillestre (32 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of the lakes
HikeIntermediate3h30Entraunes (13.3 km)
The Vens Lakes
HikeIntermediate6h30Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée (23 km)
Rabuons Lake
Village visitAthletic7h00Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée (23 km)
Plateau of St. Barnaby
HikeEasy1h00Saint-Martin-d'Entraunes (26 km)
Bells of Barles
HikeIntermediate4h30La Robine-sur-Galabre (44 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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