Tourism in Carros

The town of Carros is an important tourist destination. You will love its monuments, its lively streets and its town centre.

Carros offers many stores and the services expected to spend an excellent stay.

In Carros, nature is omnipresent. The town is the starting point for many hiking trails, with routes suitable for beginners and experienced walkers alike. During your stay, you can also try your hand at other activities: paragliding, climbing…

Fruits of Provence (strawberries, grapes, apricots, melons, peaches, cherries), fish caught in the Mediterranean, wines from Bandol, Saint-Tropez or the Rhone Valley, sheep or goat cheeses and tomes from the Mercantour or Queyras… The attractiveness of southeastern France is also based on many specialties.

During your stay, you should definitely go to a local market to discover vegetables, fruits, sweets and other local specialties of the region.

Do you want to make your vacation a cultural one? You will appreciate the monuments of Carros (the castle of Carros, the chapel of the White Penitents, the old windmill Briquet, the wash house of the Foux…), and the villages of character, the castles, the churches, the museums of the Préalpes. You can get in touch with the Tourist Office to discover other suggestions for visits in the area.

Are you looking for accommodation in the Alpes-Maritimes? Many tourists prefer camping. You will also find hotels and guest houses with authentic charm. You can prepare your stay by booking your accommodation online.

Préalpes of the French Riviera: the Alps with their feet in the water

From the marriage between the mountains of the Alps and the French Riviera were born the Préalpes d’Azur. The landscapes here are wild and grandiose: valleys with cultivated fields, woods and forests, meadows, vertiginous valleys… With more than 2000 plant species, the Park is home to a third of the French flora, including 65 protected species and 40 species found nowhere else. The fauna is also very rich on the territory of the French Riviera Préalpes: rock ptarmigan, rock swallow, blue grouse, boreal chickadee, white footed crayfish, Strinatii’s hydromant, a wide variety of bat species… Outdoor activities are numerous. Hiking is a popular nature activity in the Azure Préalpes. You can also discover the routes of the Park by bike, defy the void by learning to climb, ride a horse in the enchanting scenery of the Préalpes… From one valley to another, discover a historical heritage of sober beauty: bread ovens, historical milestones, castles, oppidums, wash houses, fountains, wells, churches, chapels… Markets and grocery stores will invite you to discover local products: honey, gingerbread, goat’s cheese, lamb, fruit and vegetables, olive products (oil and pasta), citrus fruit liqueurs, crystallized flowers…

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Culture contributes to the tourist offer of the Alpes-Maritimes, with a large number of museums. According to your wishes, you can visit, for example, the Natural History Museum in Nice, the Maïoun dei Granouïe in Villeneuve-Loubet, the André Villers Museum of Photography in Mougins, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nice, the Museum of Traditional Crafts André Carlès in Tourrette-Levens, the Grimaldi Castle-Museum in Cagnes-sur-Mer…