Welcome At Saint-Vincent-les-Forts

Vue sur le lac du décollage de St Vincent
  • Ideally situated between sky and water, Saint Vincent Les Forts has always been the top choice destination for nature-lovers and those who love peace and quiet, contemplation and open air sporting activities. The village is located on a rocky spur overhanging the Serre-ponçon Lake offering thus an amazing 360° view over the lake and the surrounding mountains. Many hiking and mountain bike trails (for all levels) are very well mapped and marked ranging from 750 to 2500 meters high. The hang-gliding centre at St Vincent les Forts, a balcony over the Ubaye Valley is renowned throughout Europe.


  • A beach is set aside with free access and parking. In July and August, bathing is supervised 6 days per week. Visitors will find all that is needed to spend an enjoyable time  (restaurants, bars, grocer’store, snack-bars). Hire of electric boats, pedalos,canoes kayaks and stand up paddles. For more info, please click on the “Tourism” tab on this website.


  • During the winter season, the landscape is particularly magnificent. Some of the hiking trails are converted to snowshoe paths and the local ski resorts are only a few kilometers away. (Montclar, Chabanon, Le Grand Puy…)


In Saint Vincent Les Forts, visitors will find all kind of high-confort accommodations : hotels, apartments, bed and breakfast, holiday cottages, campsites…They are listed on the “Practical life” tab on the “Business and services” page on this website.

Our village is actively involved in with the tourist information office "Blanche Serre-Ponçon"