Activities - Ubaye Valley

L'ARNICA is ideally located to discover the Alpes de Haute-Provence département.

Notable attractions include:

  • Demoiselles Coiffes (Théus, Remollon)
  • Lake Serre-Ponçon
  • The Dam
  • Muséoscope of Serre-Ponçon Lake
  • Fort Vauban (Seyne les Alpes, Dormillouse)
  • Abbaye de Boscodon
  • The Chanteloube bay

You will also have the opportunity to visit:

  • Serre-Ponçon’s Animal Park
  • Muséoscope of Serre-Ponçon Lake
  • Apiland, the old mill’s honey factory
  • Embrun
  • La Maison du Bois (Méolans)
  • Fort Vauban de Seyne-Les Alpes
  • Psychomotricity, hypnosis and beneficial touch

A multitude of activities are available to you

for a successful stay

You can choose a day tour :

Hikers: Lake Serre-Ponçon, Ubaye Valley...

Cyclists: Touring the lake, the grands cols, la Cayolle, Allos, La Bonnette...

Motorcyclists: Touring the lake, the grands Cols, Vars, Isoard, La Bonnette, la Cayolle, Allos...

For the duration of your stay, count on us to help you plan your adventure with useful advice and maps.

More information is available at Serre-Ponçon Tourist Office website: www.blanche-serre-Ponç

Sports Activities

To make the most of your stay at L'ARNICA, discover the entertainment in the surroundings as we are 5 minutes from lake Serre-Ponçon, and 15 minutes from the Montclar and Chabanon ski resorts and Ubaye river.

On top of the comfortable accommodation in the heart of nature, you will also be able to practice many sporting and recreational activities in both summer and winter.

You will thus have the possibility of flying over the area of Saint-Vincent-les-Forts, Tallard and Barcelonnette, within reach of the L’ARNICA wings, by paraglider, hang-glider or microlight aircraft.

You can also opt for hiking and mountain biking tours of lake Serre-Ponçon, Ubaye Valley and Durance.

Other activities are also accessible :


  • At lake Serre-Ponçon: sailing, windsurfing, electric boat, kayaking around the lake, water skiing, swimming, fishing.
  • In Ubaye Valley: rafting, canoeing, swimming in white water (hydrospeed), fishing.
  • In the mountains: Hiking, mountain biking, climbing, cliffs, via ferrata, canyoning, aquarando.


  • Resort of St Jean Montclar at Chabanon: Alpine skiing, snowshoeing.
  • Espace nordique le Fanget: Nordic skiing, snowshoeing and hiking.

We work with national certified guides and instructors.

For further information on skiing you can call the ESF ski school on 0492350399 or visit



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