Tourism in Entraunes

can the village of Entraunes in the Alpes-Maritimes dream of a more beautiful setting? This typical Mercantour village will seduce you with its authenticity. Under the sun of the Alpes-Maritimes, between the Alps and the Mediterranean, time takes on another meaning.

vacations offer you time to reconnect with nature? It is the opportunity to initiate you to hiking or to walk at your own pace on mountain bikes or bicycles on the paths of the Mercantour. You will also have the opportunity to try your hand at many other activities in the Alpes-Maritimes. You can for example opt for a horse riding session, or experience an initiation to climbing.

Bouillabaisse on the coast, tapenade, olive oil, fougasses and soccas from Nice, ratatouille, bull stew, soup with pistou, nougats and calissons… The plurality of the soils in Southern France offers many local specialties.

During your stay, you must absolutely go to a local market. You will be able to meet the Mercantour producers and taste vegetables, fruits, sweets and other local specialties.

Ancient churches, fountains and wash houses, museums, abbeys… You can also discover a cultural and historical heritage.

You can get in touch with the Tourist Office to find out about all the activities.

Are you looking for accommodation in southeastern France? Discover a selection of accommodation to spend your stay in the Alpes-Maritimes: campsites, hotels, bed and breakfast…

The source of the Var

The Var, a coastal river, has its source in Entraunes, at an altitude of 1790 meters. It then flows 113 kilometers into the Mediterranean Sea. From Entraunes to Saint-Laurent-du-Var, discover a remarkable valley, between natural landscapes and tourist villages.

Mercantour summits and valleys

At the top of the Gélas, 3143 meters high, the Côte d’Azur coastline is only fifty kilometers away as the crow flies! Six valleys with authentic personalities give life to the Mercantour : Ubaye, Tinée, Var, Verdon, Vésubie and Roya-Bévéra. Nature also offers a wide variety of activities to the. Hiking enthusiasts will stroll along the trails. You can also take to the roads of the Park by bike, challenge the void by trying your hand at climbing, canoe down the Mercantour torrents, try your hand at via ferrata or tree climbing, or even try your hand at paragliding… In winter, the abundant snow transforms the landscapes of the Mercantour. Various activities are offered by the resorts of the massif: downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoe hiking, cross-country skiing, dog sled rides, snowmobiling, paragliding on skis… The picturesque villages are reminiscent of a very ancient human occupation. During your visits, discover wash houses, wells, castles of the Middle Ages …

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

The Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department are home to numerous collections of works of art, heritage objects and historical relics. You will be able to discover for example the Bonnard museum in Le Cannet, the Greek Villa Kérylos in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, the Malmaison in Cannes, the Picasso museum in Antibes?