Cycle Tours

A lot of sun, unspoilt nature, 7 cols to climb and many magnificent cycle trips, all different but amazing. That's the Ubaye valley.

On the road:

Download here the cycling guide of the Ubaye Valley: le guide pour les cyclistes en Ubaye

Most of this cycle tours (road or mountainbike) are also possible with electrical bikes (for rent in the local cycle shops).

We can still propose the following:

1) Around Barcelonnette : 63km, difference in height:1555m

From Jausiers to La Conche - Enchastrayes - Super Sauze (1705 m)- Sauze - La Conchette - Barcelonnette - Uvernet Fours - Les Thuiles -St Pons - Barcelonnette - Jausiers

2) Pra Loup: 52km, difference in height:1170m

From Jausiers to Barcelonnette - Uvernet Fours - Pra Loup (1630m)- Les Thuiles - Saint-Pons- Barcelonnette- Jausiers

3)Haute-Ubaye: 89km, difference in height:2000m

From Jausiers to Condamine - St-Paul Sur-Ubaye - Fouillouse - Maljasset (1900m)- St-Paul - Col de Vars (2108m)- St-Paul - Condamine - St-Anne-La Condamine (1800m)- Condamine - Jausiers

4) col de Larche - col de la Lombarde - Col de La Bonette: 148km, difference in height 5000m

5) Col de La Bonette - Col de La Moutière : 77km, difference in height:3573m

Starting with la Bonette (2800m), one of the highest cols of Europe,descend the other side to St-Dalmas le Selvage and then from there you can climb Col de la Moutière (2444m). Between Col de la Moutière and Col de Restefond (3km)there is a gravel road. Finally descend of the Col de la Bonette to Jausiers.

6) Izoard en Agnel: 110km, difference in height:4200m (departure: Guillestre)

From Jausiers, you can try also one of those cols, by Col the Vars.

7) Col St-Jean/Fillys (1322m)/Gracinete: 90 km, difference in height:2836m(Departure: Le Lauzet)

Departure from Jausiers is also possible (148km)



Download here the guide for mountainbiking in the Ubaye Valley: VVT Vallée d l'Ubaye

A detailed discription you can find in the Topoguide VTT. These brochure is available here in our house (french)

Other possibilities:

Bouzoulières & St-Flavie: 18km : difference in height:600m. Departure from Jausiers direction Barcelonnette passing by Les Sanières, Forêt-Haut, Le Bourget, Faucon, Bouzoulières, St-Flavie, les Sanières, Jausiers.Nice trail with beautiful points of view over the mountains and the valley.