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Pra Loup

At the heart of the Vallée de l’Ubaye, the friendly mountain resort of Pra Loup has it all – a gentle climate, natural beauty, and sunshine in summer. In winter, this classic family resort boasts 180 km of ski-runs, offering a warm southern welcome and irrepressible fun.

Summer

Enjoy a sporting or relaxing holiday at the gateway to Parc National du Mercantour. Pra Loup offers a plethora of exhilarating activities in the unique environment of Vallée de l’Ubaye, including mountain biking, paragliding, golfing and hiking. Pra Loup also features a thrilling bike park accessible to all levels, winding its way between larch trees: a genuine riders’ playground!

Complete your stay with a visit to the delightful, nearby town of Barcelonnette, with its fascinating Mexican history and fun festivities with a Mexican theme.

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Winter 

Situated on the massif of the Southern Alps, Pra Loup is a unique area for winter sports and other activities. A true concentrate of the mountain massifs, the resort is now among the best-equipped tourist destinations. The warmth of the southern spirit is everywhere. Built on a terrace with a panoramic view of the valley, the pretty chalets blend harmoniously with the surrounding larch trees. At Pra Loup 1600, 80 businesses are spread out at the base of the ski-slopes and along the sheltered mall.

Useful information

Altitude: 1500 to 2500 metres

Snowpark: 2
Boardercross green, blue, red: 5
Luge runs: 3
DVA Park: 2

New

Restaurant

Auberge du Bachelard The spectacular Col de la Cayolle is a sightseeing dream for car drivers and motorcyclists alike. After a 30-year closure, Auberge du Bachelard has opened its doors again at long last thanks to Chef Jérémy Vella and his wife. Ubaye speciality treats in store for hungry punters include Ravioles de Fours with a thyme sauce, 7-hour lamb smoked in hay and seared fresh trout. When the fine weather comes around, the kitchen garden offers up plentiful fresh herbs, fruit and vegetables.  Barcelonnette and Pra Loup aren’t far down the road, but gourmets can also opt for one of the auberge’s six rooms or top floor suite, cradled by the sound of the bubbling Bachelard stream…
Price: Half board from €75 pp.
Prix fixe menus from €19,50, market dish €14 including coffee and glass of wine.
+33 (0)4 92 84 13 53
aubergedubachelard.com

Events

January

Sky Mountain Fly: a parachute competition unique in Europe, combining landing and ski trials.

Wolf Ride Day: downhill mountain bike race and freestyle challenge… On snow!

March 

Ladies Night Tour: the famous ski competition will have its finale in Pra Loup ! The best french women skiers will be there

Week-end de la femme: a 2-day tribute to women! Free ski passes and special offers throughout the resort.

April 

Ubaye Ski Golf: a combined event featuring ski and golf challenges

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