En moto sur le col de Vars © Ubaye Tourisme
En moto sur le col de Vars © Ubaye Tourisme

On the road

Countryside be explored to delight the eyes and for the sheer love of driving.

Discover the Ubaye by car or motorbike

You will discover numerous passes, winding roads, gorges, undergrowth, balcony-style roads leading to superb panoramas...

From Lake Serre-Ponçon to Italy, each turn leads to a real picture postcard view.

La Route des Grandes Alpes - Great Alps Tour

The name alone evokes travel, escape and adventure!

The Route des Grandes Alpes is certainly one of the most beautiful routes in France.

From the shores of Lake Geneva to the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, this unusual tourist route takes you through the entire French Alps.

Barcelonnette, Col de la Cayolle, Col de la Bonette  its itinerary crosses the Ubaye Serre-Ponçon Valley.

La Route des Grandes Alpes

Our favourite routes


What you need to know before you set off

Some of the routes use roads or tunnels that are not accessible to all vehicles.

  • Fouillouse tunnel - No access for motorhomes - Maximum dimensions: 2.5 m high, 2.4 m wide
  • Route de Maljasset - No access for motorhomes
  • Col d'Allos - Maximum dimensions: 7 m long
  • Col de la Cayolle - Maximum dimensions: 3 m high, 2,4 m wide, 7 m long

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