vacations in the great outdoors
With its unspoiled landscape of forests, clearings, valleys, mountain pastures and peaks, the region is ideal for hiking and outdoor activities. Take advantage of your stay in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur to revitalize yourself in the green! The upper Ubaye valley is renowned for its ski resorts and wide open spaces.
The legendary passes of the Southern French Alps
The Southern French Alps are home to passes at altitudes of more than 2000 meters, where the legends of the Tour de France have competed against each other. We can mention for example the Izoard pass, the Galibier pass between Savoie and Hautes-Alpes, the Lautaret pass, the Bonette pass (altitude 2715 meters), the Cayolle pass, the Allos pass between the Ubaye and Verdon valleys, the Vars pass between Hautes-Alpes and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence or the Champs pass (2089 meters).