Tourism in Breil‑sur‑Roya

Do you prefer villages to big cities? Discover Breil-sur-Roya, a charming village in the Alpes-Maritimes. Nestled in the heart of splendid landscapes, this authentic Mercantour village combines tradition and modernity. The village offers the calm and conviviality of a village, with local stores (bakery, etc.).

Do you take advantage of your vacation to try out friendly or unusual activities related to nature? Numerous hiking trails await you in this unspoiled area of the Mercantour. During your stay in the Mercantour massif, you can also try out other activities. For example, would you like to take a climbing lesson? Do you want to try horse riding?

Fruits and vegetables, seafood and fish, rosé wines, goat’s or sheep’s cheeses and tomes from the Southern French Alps… The diversity of climates in southeastern France offers a renowned gastronomy. During your vacation, treat yourself to a gourmet experience by visiting a local market. There you can meet local producers and buy fruits, vegetables, honey, sweets and other local specialties.

In the Mercantour, you can discover a remarkable heritage of quality: chapels and churches, castles and fortresses, historical monuments, museums… The heritage of the region promises you beautiful discoveries. In a village, a restored wash house. Further on, in a forest, an old monastery built in the Middle Ages.

Organise your vacation by contacting the Tourist Office.

You wish to stay in Southern France? Campsites, booking a bed and breakfast, hotels… We help you to book the accommodation of your dreams in the region.

The Mercantour National Natural Park

At the top of the Gélas, 3143 meters high, the Mediterranean is only fifty kilometers away as the crow flies! Six valleys with authentic personalities give life to the Mercantour. Travel through the valleys of Ubaye, Verdon, Var, Tinée, Vésubie and Roya-Bévéra. The Park has been laid out to welcome lovers of outdoor activities, while ensuring the preservation of natural areas. There are a number of activities on offer: walking, cycling, mountain biking, horse riding, canyoning, paragliding, climbing, kayaking, via ferrata, tree climbing… Winter snow transforms the landscapes of the Mercantour Park. You can practice a wide variety of winter activities such as downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, dog sledding, snowmobiling, ski paragliding… The picturesque villages bear witness to a human occupation several thousand years old. During your visits, discover castles, wash houses, wells, fountains, chapels, churches, oratories…

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

From the Côte d’Azur to the valleys of the Mercantour and the Préalpes of the French Riviera, arts and culture contribute to the department’s tourism offer, with several dozen museums of various sizes, with conventional or unusual themes. Depending on your desires, you can discover, for example, the art and history museum of Villefranche-sur-Mer, the Escoffier museum in Villeneuve-Loubet, the André Villers photography museum in Mougins, the Galerie des Bains-Douches in Antibes, the Espace de l’art concret in Mouans-Sartoux, the bonsai museum in Biot, the Malmaison in Cannes…

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