Tourism in Courmes

The village of Courmes in the Alpes-Maritimes fits perfectly in the heart of splendid landscapes. Nestled under the sunny sky of the Préalpes, the village unfolds its streets and old houses. By choosing to take the footpaths leading to the village of Courmes, you will enjoy a completely different pace, far from the hustle and bustle of the big cities.

Do you like to go on vacation because they allow you to get closer to nature? There are numerous hiking trails in the village: long, steep, you can easily find itineraries adapted to all levels. According to your desires, you can also try out other activities in the Alpes-Maritimes: paragliding, climbing…

Like many other villages in the Alpes-Maritimes, Courmes offers a very generous terroir.

In the region, visit various local markets where the stalls offer the best of the terroir.

The region’s heritage offers the promise of great ideas for visits and discoveries. In a small village, a church that has survived through the centuries. In the surroundings, a Renaissance castle and its park.

What can you visit and do in Courmes. The staff at the local Tourist Office know the area inside out and will direct you to many local activities.

You wish to stay in southeastern France? Numerous campsites, hotels, bed and breakfasts offer a wide choice of accommodation in the Alpes-Maritimes. We help you to find the accommodation of your dreams.

The Préalpes of the French Riviera

Between the Côte d’Azur and Mercantour, the Natural Park of the Préalpes of the Azur has territories of great diversity, composed of agricultural valleys, deep gorges Under the sun of the Préalpes of the Azur, more than 2000 plant species flourish, including 40 species that are found nowhere else. The fauna is exceptional on the territory of the Préalpes of Azur: ortolan bunting, European nightjar, red-billed crab, rock swallow, pipit rousseline, rock ptarmigan, European owl, Jean-le-Blanc circaet, golden eagle, Orsini’s viper, white footed crayfish, Strinatii’s hydromant, a great diversity of bat species… The Park has been laid out to welcome lovers of nature activities, while allowing the preservation of the landscape… Numerous marked paths await the amateurs of walking. You can also cycle along the paths of the Park, try your hand at climbing, or go horse riding in the enchanting landscapes of the Préalpes… Men have been present in these lands for thousands of years and have left us a rich heritage: wash houses, fountains, wells, oratories, churches, historic milestones, bread ovens, grain mills, dovecotes, bridges, irrigation canals, oppidums… Passionate producers bring to life a know-how that is sometimes thousands of years old. Markets and grocery stores will introduce you to local flavors: honey, goat’s cheese, lamb meat, fruit and vegetables, olive oil…

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

During your stay, you will be able to multiply the visits of museums. There are several dozen in the department: the Antibes School Museum, the Theodore Reinach Foundation in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, the Fort Carré in Antibes, the Museum of Asian Arts in Nice