Saint Vincent les Forts
Pop. : 203 h. Alt : 1300 m.
At Barcelonnette, take the D900 for 28 km.
It is hardly surprising that hang-gliding, gliding, and microlighting enthusiasts have chosen this magic site as a base to practise "aeronautical" activities!
Once you have admired the grandiose panorama to your hearts content,
take a stroll through the village of St Vincent Les Forts : You
will be welcomed at the entrance by a friendly "mountain inn"
and its shaded terrace, before climbing a few streets as far as the church
with its square bell tower.
Worth visiting :
2 churches one of which dates from the 16th century.
Leisure activities :
Paragliding, hang-gliding, gliding and microlighting, from St-Vincent les Forts airbase.Mountain Biking ("Mountain Bike resort" label) and Bicycle touring. Rafting. Canoeing. Hot Dog. Hydrospeed. Canyoning. Rental of Canoes and Pedal-boats, fishing boats and electric boats. Tennis. Fishing. Athletic hikes. In winter, 15 Km of cross-country ski runs through a forest of pines and larches.
2 Campsites. 1 Hotel. Campsites. Gîtes. 1 Inn. Furnished rentals.
Neighbouring villages :