©Santiago Puig Vilado -

Beuil les Launes ski resort

The ski resort of Beuil les Launes, in the Alpes Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, is located only 78 kilometers away from Nice and close to Valberg, Pierlas and Villeneuve d’Entraunes, at the gates of the Mercantour National Park. Perched at an altitude of 1,440 meters, the charming resort is a stopover on the circuit of the Red Gorges of Cians and Daluis. You can practice many outdoor sports and activities there. Both in summer and winter, you will be able to recharge your batteries, relax or practice many outdoor sports such as skiing or hiking. Get ready for a vacation filled with fun and exciting activities.

The ski area of Beuil les Launes

The ski resort of Beuil les Launes and Valberg share their ski area. However, 80% of the slopes are on the Valberg side. The slopes are located at altitudes between 1,430 meters and 2,100 meters. 90 kilometers of green, blue, red and black slopes are accessible thanks to the ski lifts (chairlifts, ski lifts and magic carpets). You will enjoy a breathtaking scenery skiing down the slopes. You can take skiing or snowboarding lessons at the ESF (French Ski School) while children can get used to the snow and practice skiing in the snow garden.

In Beuil les Launes, in winter, you will be able to practice other activities than skiing such as cross-country skiing. The Nordic area offers 25 kilometers of marked skiing tracks, perfect to go cross-country skiing through this natural site. You can also go cross-country ski hiking or snowshoeing there.

Outdoor sports in Beuil les Launes

Beuil les Launes offers many outdoor sports to practice in summer such as hiking, paragliding, mountain biking, climbing, horseback riding, canyoning…. Trying these activities will surely keep you busy. Discover an exceptional natural territory and enjoy the pure mountain air during a summer vacation.

More than 250 kilometers of marked trails meander through the mountains. You can hike them to discover the magnificent panoramas. The hiking trails are accessible for all levels, beginners or experienced which is convenient if you are traveling with your family or friends. Perhaps you will be lucky enough to come across a marmot or a chamois during your hike. Are you a mountain bike enthusiast? Get on your bike to explore the territory. You can also discover the Haut Cians horseriding or go hiking there for a few days.

Climbing enthusiasts can improve their skills at Mont Mounier which culminates at an altitude of 2,817 meters or practice in the Charrier district on the natural climbing site and its routes classified from 3 to 6. To cool down, you can head to the Gorges du Cians where you can try canyoning.

Discover the gems of Beuil les Launes all year round

Stroll through the medieval village of Beuil les Launes and discover its old alpine-style houses, its arched passageways, its barns, its old mill, its wash house and the remains of the castle that once overlooked the village. You can visit the small museum of Sacred Art, the parish church of Saint Jean Baptiste that was built in the 17th century and the chapel of the Penitents Blancs built in the 18th century.

During your stay in Beuil les Launes you can also meet the local producers and taste their local specialties such as cheese or honey.

Plan your holidays in Beuil les Launes

In order to get all the information you need to plan your stay, go to the Beuil Tourist Office or call them at (+33)4 93 02 32 58. You will learn everything you need to know about the activities, transport, accommodation and rates.

Shops and restaurants

On site, you will find many restaurants where you can try typical meals or have a quick lunch on the go. For your convenience, there are different types of shops in Beuil les Launes: bakeries, grocery stores, drugstores, local producers and tobacconists/newsagents.


For a night or a week in Beuil les Launes, you can choose between going camping or stay at an hotel or a halt. You can even rent a furnished flat.

Weather and snow cover

Check the weather forecast to plan your stay in Beuil les Launes: