Tourism in Bonson

in the Alpes-Maritimes, the village of Bonson seduces by its picturesque charm and the generosity of its landscapes.

By taking the secret roads that lead to the village of Bonson, you will enjoy a completely different pace, far from the hustle and bustle of the big cities.

You also like to spend an active vacation, in contact with nature? This is the opportunity to go hiking or cycling on the paths and trails in the heart of the Préalpes landscape. During your vacation, you can also try your hand at other activities: ultralight flights, horse riding, climbing, tree climbing, via ferrata…

Fruits from Provence, fish and shellfish caught in the Mediterranean, rosé wines from Bandol, Saint-Tropez or the Rhône valley, olives from the Alpilles: the diversity of climates in the south-east of France has given rise to a rich gastronomy. Cuisine is part of the identity of this part of the Préalpes, where local producers perpetuate traditions that are sometimes thousands of years old.

Men have contributed to the charm of the landscapes of the Préalpes: churches, museums, castles, fountains interest many tourists. You can contact the Tourist Office of Bonson to discover monuments to visit in the surroundings. Are you looking for accommodation near Bonson? Do you enjoy camping? You prefer to sleep in a bed and breakfast or in a hotel? You can easily book accommodation.

Préalpes of the French Riviera: the Alps with sea view

Located northwest of Nice, the Préalpes d’Azur show a happy marriage between the Alps and the French Riviera. The landscapes are at the same time wild and bucolic: cultivated valleys, clearings, forests, steep-sided valleys? With more than 2000 plant species, the Park is home to a third of French flowers and plants, including 40 species found only in the region. You can also observe many birds: red-billed crab, ortolan bunting, European nightjar, rock swallow, rock swallow, rock ptarmigan, pipit rousseline, golden eagle, Jean-le-Blanc circaète… The Park appeals to lovers of outdoor leisure activities: walking, cycling, mountain biking, horse riding, canyoning, paragliding, climbing, tree climbing, via ferrata… From one valley to another, discover a built heritage whose discretion adds to its charm: windmills, castles, oratories, chapels… Agropastoralism is practiced in the Préalpes. Local markets and village grocery stores will introduce you to local flavors: honey, mountain cheese, lamb meat, fruit and vegetables, olive products (oil and pasta), liqueurs, crystallized flowers…

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

The Alpes-Maritimes are famous for their proximity to the Côte d’Azur and the Alps. But this destination also has many cultural sites. You can visit a large number of museums such as the Grimaldi Museum in Cagnes-sur-Mer, the Museum of Human Paleontology of Terra-Amata in Nice, the International Museum of Naive Art Anatole Jakovsky in Nice…