In the 18th century the population in these places in addition to agriculture was occupied with the development of Malune lead deposit (on the Col d'Allos Road) and in the silk manufacturing industry. (Previously, there were two communes - Uvernet and Fours that have united in 1973).
Stormy events related the French coup d'état of December 2, 1851 staged by Prince Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte against the French Second Republic did not pass round the region. An armed rebellion in defence of the Constitution was raised in Basses-Alpes after the failure of which a harsh suppression of the defenders of the Republic occured.
Among the monuments in the territory of the commune the events of the First and Second World Wars are also reflected. The commune of Uvernet-Fours is known for the fact that long before the Jules Ferry Laws in 1863 4 primary schools for boys were organized here. The schools for girls were opened in the region after the first Duruy Law (1867).
Also, prior to the beginning of the 19th century interesting original customs circulated in the villages of the commune of Uvernet-Fours (related to the ceremonies held at birth, marriage, funeral).
Arriving here be sure to see the local sights: Saint Mark Chapel, Saint-Laurent Church (built in 1689), Notre-Dame-de-Lumiere (1677), Saint-Jean-Baptiste (18th century) and St. Andrew Church, War Memorial with the wailer’s statue (Debacker).
Unfortunately, Monastery of Friars did not survive in Uvernet to the present day.
The existing commune of Uvernet-Fours attracts tourists with beautiful nature, monuments of its interesting history and Pra-Loup ski resort established on its territory in 1962.
Pra-Loup ski station has 2 separate settlements in 2 km from each other. They are separated by a hundred of vertical meters, and to get here you can use the lift. Here, a ski school, a cross-country skiing, an ice skating work for the skiing and skating amateurs, a sledding is organized. SPA-centres, bars, restaurants, discos and nightclubs wait for the guests.