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Gourdon

Located in the Alpes-Maritimes department, the village of Gourdon seduces by its authenticity and the beauty of its landscapes. Here, life unfolds at a different pace. The village of Gourdon opens its doors to you for a few hours or for a longer stay.

 

Nature fully participates in the charm of this village. Rent a bike, take your backpack and explore the sunny paths of the Préalpes. During your stay in the Préalpes, you can also try your hand at other activities. For example, you can discover the region during a horseback riding session, or take a little flight with a paragliding experience.

In Gourdon, as everywhere in the Alpes-Maritimes, regional specialties are a real tourist attraction.

The terroir around Gourdon offers you tasty visits to meet the know-how of local producers.

Churches and bell towers, wash houses, fountains, abbeys and monasteries… You can also discover a local heritage rich in surprises.

What to do? The local Tourist Office will offer you many ideas for activities: events, monuments, hiking trails, amusement parks, museums…

You want to stay in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur? Many hotels, campsites, but also bed and breakfast offer you a wide choice of accommodation in the Alpes-Maritimes. We help you find the accommodation of your dreams in the region.

The Préalpes of the French Riviera

Between sun and mountains, the French Riviera and the Mercantour massif, the Natural Park of the Préalpes of the French Riviera hosts a wide variety of territories with mountains, hills, wild canyons, forests, meadows and agricultural valleys. With more than 2000 plant species, the Park is home to a third of France’s flora, including 65 protected species and 40 endemic species. Bird enthusiasts have the opportunity to observe many species: rock ptarmigan, rock swallow, pipit rousseline, boreal chickadee, blue tit, black grouse? The Park is a great place for lovers of nature activities: hiking, Nordic walking, horseback riding, cycling, climbing, sports trails in the trees… The picturesque villages of the Préalpes bear witness to a human occupation several thousand years old. During your visits, you will be able to admire wells, wash houses, chapels, churches, oratories, historical milestones, bread ovens, grain mills, irrigation canals, dovecotes, bridges, castles… The heritage of the Préalpes d’Azur is also in the plate. Markets and grocery stores will allow you to discover an exceptional terroir: gingerbread, honey, goat’s cheese, lamb meat, market garden produce, raspberries, farm produce, olives, olive oil, liqueurs, crystallized flowers…

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

The arts and culture contribute strongly to the tourist offer of the Alpes-Maritimes, with a large number of museums. Discover, for example, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nice, the Museum of Fine Arts in Nice, the Picasso Museum in Antibes, the Jean-Cocteau Museum in Menton, the André Malraux Cultural Space in Villeneuve-Loubet, the School Museum in Antibes…

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