Tourism in Andon

in the Alpes-Maritimes department, the village of Andon nestles in the heart of a protected valley, under the sun of the Préalpes. The village of Andon welcomes you with a deep sense of hospitality for a quiet getaway or a longer stay.

Nature activities are numerous. Get on your mountain bike or your bicycle, take your hiking boots and walk along the sunny roads and paths of the Préalpes. According to your wishes, you will also have the opportunity to try out other activities in the Alpes-Maritimes. You can also visit the region on a horseback excursion, or take a climbing course.

Fruits and vegetables (strawberries, grapes, melons, peaches, plums, cherries, courgettes, aubergines), fish and shellfish caught in the Mediterranean, white, red or rosé wines with fruity notes, goat or sheep’s cheeses… The diversity of climates in southeastern France offers a number of local specialties.

During your stay, you must absolutely go to a local market. You will be able to meet the local producers and discover fruits, vegetables, sweets and various other local specialties of the region.

Old churches, squares, fountains, wash houses, abbeys… You can also discover a historical and cultural heritage.

You can get in touch with the Tourist Office of Andon to discover interesting tourist sites in the surroundings.

You wish to stay in Southern France? Are you a hotel, a bed and breakfast or a campsite? We can help you book the accommodation that meets your different criteria.

Winter in the Southern French Alps

In the heart of the Préalpes d’Azur massif, you can also discover in Andon some ski lifts and snowy slopes under the sun of the French Riviera. Enough to delight snow sports enthusiasts looking for a family village resort!

The Natural Park of the Préalpes d’Azur

Located northwest of the city of Nice, the Préalpes d’Azur show the successful marriage between the Alps and the French Riviera. The landscapes are both wild and unspoiled: vertiginous gorges or wide agricultural valleys, forests… With more than 2000 plant species, the Park is home to a third of the French flora, including 40 endemic species. You can also observe many species of birds: Jean-le-Blanc circaète, European owl, griffon vulture, crossbill, wild bunting, European nightjar, ortolan bunting, red-billed crab, rock swallow, white-fronted redstart, red-backed shrike, melodious linnet, blue grouse, black grouse, boreal chickadee, ladder tichodrome… Nature also offers many activities : walking, horse riding or cycling, canyoning, paragliding, climbing, via ferrata, tree climbing… Men have been present on these lands for thousands of years and have left us an incredibly rich historical heritage: historic landmarks, medieval castles, wash houses, fountains, wells, chapels, churches, oratories… Agropastoralism is very active thanks to the actions of passionate producers. Markets and grocery stores will introduce you to local flavors: gingerbread, honey, goat’s cheese, lamb meat, market garden and farm produce, olive products (oil and pasta)…

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

The arts and culture contribute strongly to the department’s tourist offer, with several dozen museums, both prestigious and more unusual. Discover, for example, the André Carlès Museum of Traditional Crafts in Tourrette-Levens, the Espace de l’Art Concret in Mouans-Sartoux, the Bonnard Museum