Summer activities

 

Mountain biking :
You can climb onto the chairlift with your mountain bike and take full advantage of the descent, or take one of the many nearby mountain bike trails or forest paths (itinerary cards and maps are available at he office). Montclar bike park offer you 8 downhill slopes from blue to black.
Get more information on bike rentals, mountain bikes and electric bikes by contacting our partner Sport Confort : www.sportconfort.fr

Grass scooters :
This device is a large scooter, equipped with large tyres, meant for dashing down the grass hills. This is a must for all the family ! Available in July and August.

Bicycle tourism :
With the arrival of the good weather, our region is a paradise for cyclists.
We are near the mythical French and Italian mountain passes, which are regularly taken by the athletes of the Tour de France….it is a real pleasure to cycle amongst these unforgettable landscapes under the sun of the Southern Alps.

Pedal up the 6 picturesque mountain passes of the Blanche and Bès Valleys, from 1185 metres to 1612 metres, or try the qualification challenge of the 7 Ubaye Valley passes, from 1135 metres to 2715 metres!: the St Anne climb, Col Saint Jean, Col de Pontis, Restefond, Col de la Bonette (the highest tarmac route in Europe at an altitude of 2802 metres, Col d’Allos, Col de Vars and Col de la Cayolle.

Paragliding :
Montclar is amongst the most notorious sites for paragliding. Numerous championships and competitions take place here every year: the height variation and aerologic conditions are highly appreciated, and the setting is indeed breathtaking !

You can try out paragliding for the first time as initiation flights are regularly proposed, and who knows you might discover you have a passion for it...
Initiation flights and paragliding courses are organized by the paragliding schools from the village.

Windgliding :
Discover the beauty of wind gliding and feel what it is like to have wings!
Initiation flights and courses available.

For further information contact the AVSA (the flight association in Seyne les Alpes. (Wind gliding platform launched with a pulley system).

Open from April to end of September

White water sports :

Ubaye river is famous for white water sports in France you can practice Rafting, Hydrospeed, Kayak ...

Outing are organised from the village with our partner Rapid'eau Raft (July and August).

Climbing/Via Ferrata :

There is different climbing spots arround the village from beginner to expert level. From Italia "Via Ferrata" are more accessible you can discover it at La Motte du Caire or Digne les Bains.

Tree climbing :

The "Squirrel Parc" is located at 300m from the village. There is four different courses. One for the young childrens and three other one for adults (Open July and August).

Golf course :

Play Golf with a fantastic vue. Digne les bains and Gap Bayard are 18 holes Golf and Barcelonnette is a 9 holes Golf.

Karting:

"Barcelonnette" and "Les 3 Lacs" are two Karting circuits at 30 mn drive from the village.

Paintball :

A Paintball field is located at Barcelonnette.

Horse riding :

Different center suggest all year round some poney trekking from beginers to experts close to the village.

Hike :

From the village several hikes are possible in a fabulous landscape. Hiking tour are organised from the village.