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Valberg - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-Maritimes

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
Tourism label
Latitude44.0960490 (N 44° 5’ 46”)
Longitude6.9289910 (E 6° 55’ 44”)
AltitudeFrom 1500m to 2066m
PrefectureNice (83 km, 1:26)
TerritoriesAlps, French Riviera
RegionProvence-Alps-French 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)
Daluis26 km (39 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 Festival du Rire en Montagne. Young talented artists perform at Espace Mounier for a whole week at the end of January and beginning of February.


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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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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Wednesday 30 november
Min. 0°C - Max. 10°C
Thursday 1 december
Min. 0°C - Max. 9°C
Friday 2 december
Min. -1°C - Max. 8°C

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
Sporty or family rafting, kayaking or aqua trekking
Sports sensations35 € Puget-Théniers (15.8 km)
Sportive Canoe Rafting (on your own or with a guide) on the Var River – 1 hour from Nice
Sports sensations25 € Villars-sur-Var (21 km)
River Hiking in the Loup Gorges – Departing from Gourdon (40 mins from Grasse)
Sports sensations50 € Gourdon (42 km)
Canyoning or Rafting in the Verdon Gorges
Sports sensations40 € to 70 € Castellane (43 km)
Rafting on the Verdon
Sports sensations50 € to 85 € Castellane (44 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Plateau of St. Barnaby
HikeEasy1:00Saint-Martin-d'Entraunes (14.4 km)
Lakes Vens
HikeIntermediate6:30Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée (17.6 km)
Rabuons Lake
Village visitAthletic7:00Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée (17.6 km)
Col de la Madeleine
HikeIntermediate4:00Valdeblore (22 km)
Black Wood Tour
HikeIntermediate3:00Valdeblore (22 km)


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