Tourism in La Penne

In the heart of the Alpes-Maritimes, the village of La Penne is nestled in the sumptuous setting of the Préalpes. Do you want to go green and revitalize yourself away from the noise and excessive bustle of the big cities? Take advantage of your excursion to La Penne to revitalize yourself in complete serenity.

vacations allow you 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 and trails in the heart of the Préalpes landscapes. Many outdoor activities are also practiced in the Préalpes. You can also opt for a horse riding session, or experience an introduction to climbing.

Fruit and vegetables, seafood and fish caught in the Mediterranean, wines with fruity notes, goat’s or sheep’s cheeses: the attractiveness of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is also based on its gastronomy.

The region around La Penne offers you beautiful culinary visits, discovering producers and farmers.

Nature activities are not the only tourist attraction of the Préalpes: chapels, churches, castles, museums, wash houses are all open to visitors.

Organize your stay by contacting the Tourist Office of La Penne…

Are you looking for accommodation in the Alpes-Maritimes? Numerous hotels, campsites, bed and breakfasts offer you a wide choice of accommodation in the Alpes-Maritimes. We help you to book the accommodation of your dreams.

The Park of the Préalpes of Azur

Between sun and mountains, Côte d’Azur and Mercantour, the Natural Park of the Préalpes of the French Riviera welcomes landscapes of an astonishing variety with mountains, hills, wild canyons, forests, meadows and cultivated valleys. With more than 2000 plant species, the Park is home to a third of France’s flora, including 65 protected species and 40 species found nowhere else. The fauna is exceptional : species of birds (eagle-owl, European owl, golden eagle, red-tailed hawk, red-backed shrike, red-breasted shrike, melodious linnet), reptiles and amphibians Nature is also a great playground for lovers of outdoor activities: hiking, horseback riding or cycling, canyoning, climbing, via ferrata, tree climbing… The picturesque villages are reminiscent of a very ancient human occupation. During your tourist escapades, you will be able to admire bread ovens, fountains, wash houses, wells, castles? Agropastoralism is very active thanks to the actions of farmers driven by passion. Regional markets and village grocery stores will introduce you to local flavors: gingerbread, honey, goat’s cheese, lamb meat, farm and market garden products, olive oil…

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

During your stay in the Alpes-Maritimes, you can visit many museums. There are several dozen in the department. Which museums to choose? You can visit the Fort Carré in Antibes, the Grimaldi castle-museum in Cagnes-sur-Mer, the Maison de la nature in Èze, the Picasso national museum « La Guerre et la Paix