Situated in the Southern Alps, just over two hours drive from the hustle and bustle of the Cote d'Azur, the Ubaye Valley is one of France's hidden treasures. From its source near the Italian border to the Serre Ponçon lake in the west, the Ubaye River is bordered by stunning scenery.
Over 60 kilometres long, it passes towering mountain peaks, lush alpine meadows and delightful small towns and villages. Blessed with a climate that combines the blue skies of the south coast with a freshness that comes with altitude, the Ubaye Valley has the perfect conditions for all types of outdoor activities.
The Ubaye Serre-Ponçon valley is a territory with bubbling dynamics associated with a history that goes back a long way in time. A rich history in plain sight, which offers today’s traveller an exceptional and authentic cultural experience. A bonus for those who want to combine the pleasures of discovery with the joys of a healthy lifestyle bathed in sunshine and nourished by simple family pleasures.
Choosing to spend your holidays in Ubaye Serre-Ponçon is also to embark on a series of open-air adventures - endless and accessible to all, based on varied tourist offerings.
From Lake Serre-Ponçon to the summits flirting with 3 000 m altitude, this preserved playground inspires sporting challenges, in complete freedom.