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Environment
Outdoor
Every season, Val d’Allos offers you a huge number of activities:

Ice-skating | Ice Driving School | Snow-scooter excursions | Snowshoe walks | Nordic walking | Paragliding Exploring the local heritage | Guided visits | Cinema (see the programme)

›› Ice Rink

600m² of artificial ice at the heart of the resort. Open 7 days a week, from December to March. Opening hours:

• Outside of school holidays; Saturdays from 10 am to 1 pm, from 2 pm to 7.30 pm and from 8.15 pm to 10 pm Sundays from 10 am to 1 pm and from 2 pm to 5 pm Weekdays from 2 pm to 7 pm and group bookings.
• School holidays; every day from 10 am to 1 pm and from 2 pm to 7.30 pm. Evening sessions on Tues and Thurs from 8.15 pm to 10 pm. Opening hours subject to weather conditions.


›› Ice Driving School

The school’s main objective is to train drivers to control their vehicle on snow and ice using good road safety techniques. It also offers fun activities open to all. Reception chalet and secure 15 000m² circuit.
State qualified instructors
Peugeot 207 HDI and propulsion engine buggies
   • BUGGYS (10 mins)
     o 16€ alone or with a passenger under the age of 16
     o 18€ with a passenger
   • CARS (15mins)
     o School Car + instructor : 20€
     o Own Car + instructor : 13€ to 18€*
     o Own Car without instructor : 10€ to 15€*
     o Depending on type of tyres.


›› Snow Scooter Excursions

Snow scooter hire and guided excursions.
When: ½ hour or 1 hour drive after the ski runs have closed
First departure: 5.15 pm
Information and bookings (obligatory) at the reception or at the foot of the Aiguille slopes.


›› Snowshoe walks

Snowshoe walks along 3 marked-out routes in Val d’Allos, totalling 10km of tracks reserved for unaccompanied snowshoers.
Sign up at the tourist office for guided snowshoe walks off the beaten track.


›› Little snow hunters...

Right next to the cross-country ski trails you’ll find a footpath that runs the length of the Verdon for the young and old alike... Discover the dormant plant-life, frozen rivers, animal tracks in the snow, learn the secrets of the mountains and their inhabitants, learn how to age a tree and learn some of life’s biggest lessons at the heart of a protected natural area, whilst enjoying yourself as a family. It’s an experience you’re sure to remember forever...
Get your snow boots on, wrap up in your favourite hunter’s outfit and get on the road to discovery.


›› Nordic Walking

This new discipline is good for fitness, morale and your figure...
Sessions for all levels. One session of Nordic walking lasts 90 minutes, including a 15 minute warm-up, 60 minutes of walking and games and 15 minutes of stretching.
The sessions are led by a Nordic Walking instructor qualified by the French Federation of Nordic Walking.


›› Paragliding

Fly through the skies on a paraglider in total safety, accompanied by an instructor. Take-off gently and experience the pleasure of gliding through the air, flying and feeling weightless. It is no colder than being on the slopes and surprisingly comfortable. When you land, you’ll come back to earth gently, with no harsh movements.
Beginner ski level required.
Training courses available, speed riding, tandem, equipment, travel, flights and skis.
Multi flight sites : le Seignus, la Foux, Castellane, Barrême, Oraison and Digne.

  • First flight 45€ (600m change in altitude and unforgettable memories)
  • Long flight 60€ (1000m max change in altitude)
  • Thrill-seekers flight 65€ (adrenalin rush)
  • Discovery course 150€ (introduction to paragliding)


›› Discover the local heritage on skis...it is possible!

Brand new and never been done before The Val d'Allos resorts have maintained their human scale, and as of next winter you will be able to discover part of the local heritage on skis (remember to bring your equipment and ski pass, skiers should feel comfortable on blue and red runs).

Visit historical hamlets, enjoy the adventure of skiing in the valley, discover the habitat and the mountain architecture, as well as the origins of names given to the ski runs and lifts, not forgetting the development of ski equipment over the years and taking time to admire the landscape and the beautiful viewpoints.
The visit ends with a complimentary hot chocolate or mulled wine.

Organised by a local guide, these excursions will enable visitors to discover the history of Val d’Allos and its inhabitants.
This original new experience, taking you from yesteryear to today, is sure to be a great success.

Enrolments at the tourist office; 4€. ›› Guided tours During the winter season, explore the local heritage on a guided tour.

Visits last around 90 minutes: discover the village of days gone by and its religious heritage. Book your place at the tourist office (2.50€ for adults).
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