Snowpark dans la station de Valberg dans les Alpes du Sud
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Valberg

In the heart of the Parc National du Mercantour, this charming, authentic and friendly mountain resort is located at a 1700 m altitude. Only a 1 hr and 15 minute drive from Nice, it is the only certified “Famille Plus” resort in the area. Ideal for families, it offers age-based pricing, adapted facilities, and activities for every age.

Winter

Enjoy a large ski area with 90 km of slopes, as well as many play areas for children and adults alike in the middle of larch forests. But that’s not all – from the mountain peaks, you can see the sea! And you’re not limited to skiing, as there are many other activities to relax away from the slopes. Valberg is a ski resort for everyone, providing unforgettable holidays in a protected natural environment.

Valberg : the place to be !

Summer

With a mountain of activities, there’ll be something for everyone. Choose from a bike park with enduro slopes and hiking trails, an Alpine slide, a heated swimming pool, a high ropes course, a 9-hole golf course, 200 km of hiking trails, tennis courts, a children’s indoor play area, a mini club, canyoning, gorge-scrambling, and concerts and shows for children and adults.

Useful information

Alpine Ski

Number of slopes: 56
Km of slopes: 90
Snowpark : 1

Nordic activities

Number of km of slopes: 25
Number of Nordic ski trails: 3
Number of km of snowshoe/hiking trails: 25
Number of toboggan runs: 2
1 slope of 1,2 km equipped with a snowmaker

Events

Snow volley

March 14th – 15th, 2020

A unique event partnered by two professional volleyball clubs, including volleyball introductions and demonstrations by pro players in the snow!

New

Mini club. For the last 4 years, the Valberg Golf Club has been making its mark as a winter sports centre offering a range of activities including toboggan runs, snowshoe hikes and a snow trail. A children’s area run by qualified professionals will also be set up on the heights of this « Family Plus » resort in winter 2019-2020, welcoming children aged 6-12 years for a half or full day.

 

Accomodation

Camping Le Cians*** ! Camping and skiing! Camping holidays near the foot of the slopes are the latest fad! Set at an altitude of 1,450 metres at the exit from the fabulous Cians gorge, Camping du Cians*** is a seductive and novel winter accommodation choice. Located just 6 km from Valberg, the campsite features a Boreal Lodge and two bubble tents for star-gazing.
Price: variety of packages such as « Détente », including one night for 2 guests with champagne and Nordic bath (€229 in winter) and « Aventure », including a 1-hour snow bike excursion (€279).
Camping Le Cians : Route du col de la Couillole – 06470 Beuil – 33 (0)4 93 02 57 29

 

La Croix-St-Jean, a premium choice for cycling fans. La Croix-St-Jean is a wooden chalet set at an altitude of 1,720 metres overlooking the resort of Valberg. Lucie and Christophe Menei offer a warm welcome to their three pretty rooms for 2-4 guests, all with South-facing balconies. Awarded the Mercantour Eco Tourisme label, the address is reputed for its table d’hôtes serving specialities from Nice (make sure you book ahead) and the excellent advice of Christophe, an amateur cyclist who knows everything there is to know about the Mercan’Tour Granfondo and Mercan’Tour Bonette – Europe’s highest altitude endurance race (June).
Price: Table d’hôtes meals €12 (children 3 to 6 years) to €27 (adults). Double room with breakfast: €72 to €86, quadruple room €120 to €135 (according to season).
Lucie & Christophe Menei : 38 rue Saint-Jean – 06470 Péone Valberg
+33 (0)4 93 05 45 52 – +33 (0)6 82 94 84 28

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