Tourism in Ascros

in the Alpes-Maritimes, the small village of Ascros has been built in the heart of the typical landscapes of the Préalpes. Are you looking for a peaceful vacation and want to revitalize yourself away from all activity? As long as your stay lasts, the village of Ascros welcomes you and provides you with a haven of peace.

Do you need a vacation to enjoy a breath of fresh air? There are numerous hiking trails in the village, with routes suitable for all levels. Depending on your desires, you can also try your hand at many other activities in the Alpes-Maritimes. You can also enjoy the region during a horse riding excursion, or try your hand at rock climbing.

The cuisine of the Préalpes is a tourist attraction in its own right.

The terroir is part of the identity of the village of Ascros, where producers in love with their trade perpetuate ancient traditions.

As you travel through the roads of the Alpes-Maritimes, you can visit remarkable monuments: churches or abbeys, old houses, wash houses, castles…

You can contact the Tourist Office to get information about remarkable monuments in the area.

You wish to stay in the Alpes-Maritimes ? The Alpes-Maritimes department lends itself well to camping accommodation. You will also find guest rooms and hotels with authentic charm. Discover a selection of accommodations.

The Natural Park of the Préalpes d’Azur

Between sun and mountains, the French Riviera and the Mercantour massif, the Parc des Préalpes d’Azur has a great variety of territories with mountains, hills, deep gorges, forests and agricultural valleys. With more than 2000 plant species, the Park is home to a third of France’s flowers and plants, including 65 protected species and 40 species found nowhere else. You can also observe many species of birds: the ladder tichodrome, the European owl, the Jean-le-Blanc circaète, the white-fronted red-striped shrike, the red-backed shrike, the melodious linnet… The Park has been laid out to allow the practice of outdoor activities, while respecting natural areas… Hiking is a popular nature activity in the Park… You can also take to the roads of the Park by bike, go rock climbing or canyoning, or even go horse riding in the enchanting setting of the Préalpes… Men have occupied these lands for thousands of years and have handed down to us an incredibly rich architectural heritage: historic milestones, bread ovens, wells, wash houses, fountains, medieval castles, oppidums… Markets and grocery stores will introduce you to local flavors: honey, gingerbread, mountain cheese, lamb meat, vegetables, fruit, olive products (oil and pasta)…

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes host a wide variety of collections. Large museums or foundations, you will find many ideas for cultural outings! For example, you can visit the archaeological museum of Cimiez in Nice, the Peynet and cartoon museum in Antibes, the Espace de l’art concret in Mouans-Sartoux, the art and history museum in Villefranche-sur-Mer…