Turriers is an ideal base for
year-round sporting and other activities. With over 300 perfectly sunny
days a year, most of the time you can be out of doors (click
There are cultural festivals and
events at all times of the year. You can enjoy local tradition or great
international performances. Tourist offices in all the centres publish a
full programme of events.
in Le Maurier Botanical Garden for a study of alpine wildflowers and
out of the village, you can go for an easy stroll or an arduous mountain
hike. There are prepared rock climbs (via ferrata) that even a beginner can
tackle. Cycling is a joy, on quiet mountain roads or forest tracks.
hire out mountain bikes for €20 a day or €75 per week.
At nearby Trois Lacs or Lac Serre
Ponçon, enjoy swimming or windsurfing, hire a paddle boat with the family or
have a go at one of the assault courses!
white water rafting on the Ubaye or Durance rivers, or try a spot of
canoeing or canyoning. Experienced guides take you for a thrilling trip and
look after your safety.
Best of all, take to the air! In
this region, the skies are nearly always clear and the visibility
excellent. There are centres for gliding, paragliding and all flying
the winter, several major ski centres are within one hour’s drive. Or when
the snowstorm is over, just put your walking boots or snowshoes on, don’t
forget your camera, and enjoy the transformation!
Le Maurier - Route du Maurier - 04250 Turriers - France
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