Hiking in the spotlight
With its bucolic landscapes, its numerous marked trails, the region welcomes lovers of hiking in particular, and nature activities in general (mountain biking, horse riding, climbing…). Take advantage of your stay to revitalize yourself in the middle of nature in a setting of exceptional beauty!
Mercantour summits and valleys
At the top of the Gélas, 3143 meters high, the Mediterranean Sea is only 50 km away as the crow flies! The territory of the Parc du Mercantour straddles the departments of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and Alpes-Maritimes. The valleys of the Var, the Verdon, the Roya, the Ubaye, the Tinée, the Vésubie offer you varied landscapes. The Park attracts nature lovers. Hiking is a popular nature activity in the Park . You can also take to the roads of the Mercantour by bike, trying your hand at rock climbing, kayaking down the Mercantour rivers, or riding a horse in the magical setting of the Mercantour… In winter, snow covers the forests, valleys and peaks of the Mercantour, to the delight of snow sports enthusiasts. You can practice many winter activities such as downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ski touring, dog sledding, fat biking, ski paragliding… The authentic villages of the Mercan are a reminder of a human occupation several thousand years old. During your visits, you can discover wash houses, wells, fountains, castles of the Middle Ages …
Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department
During your stay you can visit a large number of museums. There are several dozen in the department, including the Jean-Cocteau Museum in Menton, the Fragonard Museum – Collection Hélène et Jean-François Costa in Grasse, the Bonsai Museum in Biot, the Museum of Human Paleontology in Terra-Amata in Nice, the Castre Museum in Cannes, the Museum of Classical Art in Mougins, the Villa Jean-Honoré Fragonard in Grasse.