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Ubaye

Hiking

Vue sur le Lago Bes, depuis le col du Longet

Hiking

800 km of waymarked and maintained trails, a hundred summits are open to you.

Now is the time to appreciate nature and its inhabitants, to admire the understated lakes or the raging torrents. Head out a with local nature guide or an Alpine mountain guide to discover the secrets of our valley, some unknown sites or legendary animals…

The local guides will be delighted to share their passion for the mountains : half-day hikes or trips of several days. Head out and discover the unspoilt countryside, observe the animals, a torrent, a flower, conquer a summit or gaze at the stars…

>> The local guides

Le lac des Sagnes à Jausiers
Le Lac Noir (Le Lauzet Ubaye)
Les Eaux Tortes - Vallon du Laverq - Méolans Revel
Lac de l'Oronaye
Depuis le col du valonnet, Vue sur le Brec du Chambeyron 3389m (Saint Paul - Haute Ubaye)

Trekking & Backpacking

Discover the Ubaye Valley with this "treasure map".

Numerous routes from two to five days allow you to trek near the multiple military forts of the Ubaye Valley.

Two to five days routes to trek in the Ubaye Valley.

>> Discover the routes and trails

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Mercantour national Park

The magic of the Alps

With peaks reaching over 3000 m, many glacial lakes, and six valleys, each with its unique character, Mercantour National Park is a jewel of preserved nature, just one hour away from the sea.

A complex mix of climatic influences contributes to the uniqueness and variety of landscapes, natural environments, and the Park’s flora and fauna. The Mercantour is the last promontory of the Alpine range, just before it descends toward the Mediterranean Sea.

Lauzanier path

Accessible for people with restricted mobility

An outstanding path fitted for people with restricted mobility in the heart of the Mercantour national Park:

  • 1 km-long path. The first 450 metres are accessible for people with restricted mobility: 3% gradient, natural coating.
  • 2 multi-sensory reading and interpreting tables specially designed for visueally impaired persons unveil the mystery of the small valley.

 

Useful phone numbers:

Jausiers PGHM (mountain serach & rescue): +33 (0)4 92 81 07 60
Emergency telephone number: 112

Lac de l'Oronaye (Haute Ubaye) Lac de l'Oronaye

The information provided is purely indicative and are not binding on CCVU and the tourist offices.