Our ski shops in PraLoup 1600

Ski hire in Pra Loup

Book your next winter sports holiday in Pra Loup. The perle des Alpes du Sud and SKI REPUBLIC offer you the best prices on snowboard hire or ski hire in Pra Loup and advantageous offers to take advantage of the area and discover the superb surrounding countryside. Combine snow sports and the discovery of the Ubaye valley and the Mercantour park. Don't hesitate to give us your opinion on your stay and ski hire in Pra Loup!

The ski area of Pra Loup

The ski area of Pra Loup is reputed to be one of the best in the Southern Alps and boasts a very good reputation. The 48 ski slopes open to ski fans represent 180 km of marked runs which allow you to discover remarkable landscapes on the summits of the Mercantour Park without ever having to come back to the same place twice! Accessible to all levels, they have 16 blue runs, 22 red runs, 4 black runs and 6 green runs. The highest pistes start at 2600 metres.

The Pra Loup ski resort is equipped with gondolas, ski lifts, conveyor belts and ski lifts. To ensure optimal snow conditions, Pra loup also has artificial snow cannons covering 80% of the area. For thrill seekers, every winter it opens its Snowpark with 3 boardercrosses that will leave lasting memories, while hiking enthusiasts can enjoy the snowshoe trails or indulge in the pleasure of cross-country skiing. In any case, you can come with your hands in your pockets or almost! On site, you will find shops that offer ski equipment rental including, among others, snowboard hire and ski hire in Pra Loup. Other Mercantour ski resorts will seduce you with their authenticity such as La Foux d'Allos. 

The village of Uvernet-Fours

Nestled in the heart of the Ubaye valley, Uvernet Fours was born from the grouping of the hamlets located on this site including the Pra Loup ski resort which was created in 1962. Pra Loup is a traditional village which has been awarded the "Plus Montagne" label. It is divided into two parts named respectively Pra Loup 1500 and Pra Loup 1600. Pra Loup 1600 concentrates residences, cosy chalets and a commercial area with many shops and services. You can do all your shopping, find clothes and ski boots or book ski rental in Pra Loup. It is the ideal complement to Pra Loup 1500, also known as Les Molanès, known for its small typical restaurants where you can eat with pleasure. .

The other activities of the resort

Pra Loup offers everyone the opportunity to have fun and practice the physical activity that suits them. In summer, numerous marked hiking trails allow you to discover the region from the resort. Otherwise, you can take advantage of a stay in fine weather to practice your physical activity:

  • White-water sports (canyoning, kayaking, water sports)
  • The trail and the hike Golf on the Bois Chenu
  • Circuit Cycle tourism and downhill mountain biking
  • Climbing
  • The sand yacht

As soon as the ski areas are dressed in their white coats, winter sports take over. Snow sports are of course the main focus, but there are activities for all ages and physical conditions to enable everyone to organise their day in an enjoyable way. You have access to relaxation centres with spa facilities. In the evenings, you can end the day by organising a bowling match with friends unless you prefer to go to the cinema or listen to a concert in a bar while enjoying a mulled wine. Pra Loup et la vallée also features several museums, some of which are open all year round. The El Zocalo theatre offers a varied programme of shows and the house of local produce provides an opportunity to discover the talent of local and regional craftsmen.

Access to Pra Loup resort

Coming to Praloup by road

Take the A51 motorway to Tallard and then head towards Barcelonnette, in Ubaye.

Coming to Praloup by train

To reach Praloup and its estate, you will take a train to Gap, which is the nearest town served by rail. Buses will take you to the village where you will have to put down your luggage before putting on your wetsuit and going to the place where you have booked your ski hire in Pra Loup taking advantage of the SKI REPUBLIC offers.