Pra Loup 1600
Located in the Southern Alps, the ski resort of Pra Loup 1600 will surprise you with its environment and authentic charm. Between the Alps and Provence, this destination is perfectly integrated in harmony with the nature that surrounds it. Surrounded by larch forests, Pra Loup offers an exceptional panorama of the Ubaye valley. Its various residences respect the typical architecture of mountain villages and are covered with woods. Its wealth of reliefs and slopes make it an ideal resort to spend unforgettable holidays with family or friends.
Nicknamed "the white pearl of the Southern Alps", Pra Loup 1600 is nestled in the commune of Uvernet-Fours, only 3 minutes from Barcelonnette. The resort is overlooked by prestigious passes such as the Col d'Allos or the Restefond la Bonette. To develop the attractiveness of the mountain village, it is a doctor philanthropist Pierre Grouès who decided at the end of the 50s to create a ski resort. In collaboration with the famous skier Emile Allais, the resort was created in 1960 with a capacity of 10,000 beds. Today, the resort is known for its very sunny site and its quality snow cover.
Whatever your level of skiing, the Pra Loup 1600 ski area will meet your expectations and will please the greatest number of people. Offering 180 km of slopes, you will enjoy an exceptional quality of skiing in a real white setting. Pra Loup 1600 is synonymous with skiing freedom. From committed slopes to beginners' areas, from steep slopes to fun areas, there's something for everyone. And for all those who love skiing, discover the Espace Lumière, a large ski area linked to the Foux d'Allos resort. A great diversity of terrain and relief is offered to you as well as grandiose landscapes and a totally preserved nature.
The snowpark of Pra Loup 1600 is a real paradise for riders and freestyle enthusiasts. Big air, rails and modules are waiting for you to launch new tricks and get a lot of thrills! In addition, 3 boardercross lines allow you to race with your family with a succession of raised turns and obstacles to overcome!
To make the pleasure last, the resort of Pra Loup 1600 offers throughout the season night skiing with a lit ski slope to admire the area under the stars! Other activities are proposed to you, such as a snowshoe walk, a gyropod ride or even dog sledding. Finally, a large Nordic area will plunge you into a natural wonder with 40 km of cross-country ski trails in the heart of the Mercantour National Park.
Discover the area and for your Pra Loup 1600 ski hire, hire your equipment in our Precision Ski shops in Pra Loup 1600.
From the south of France, the A51 via Aix-en-Provence allows you to reach the Ubaye Valley. From Lyon and Grenoble, the A43 motorway then the A51 takes you to Gap and Barcelonnette. Bus connections are available from Marseille Saint Charles, Aix and Gap train stations. Finally, connections are also available from Marseille Provence and Nice Côte d'Azur airports to reach the resort.