Clue de Barles

Clue de Barles is a French balcony road

Clue de Barles is a canyon with dramatic views located in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of France. It’s one of the most scenic French balcony roads.

Can you drive through Clue de Barles?

Tucked away on of the southeastern corner of France, the road through the canyon carved by Le Bes river is totally paved but extremely challenging. It’s called D900A. This amazing road is carved into the mountainside. The drive is brutally narrow in parts. Along the road there are several signs about the limited maximum height of the road, ranging from 2,8m to 3,2m. High risk of rock slides.

How long is the road through Clue de Barles?

Located in the Bès valley, to the north of Clue du Pérouré, the road is 31.7 km (19.69 miles) long, running south-north from Digne-les-Bains to Verdaches. To drive the road without stopping will take most people between 40 and 50 minutes. The clue is also known as Clue de Saint-Clément.



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