Tourism in Bar‑sur‑Loup

Located in the Alpes-Maritimes department, this picturesque village of Bar-sur-Loup nestles in the middle of natural landscapes. The village of Bar-sur-Loup has an active historic centre, which is home to local stores and businesses.

vacations offer you precious time to take a breath of fresh air? vacations rhyme with hiking? Numerous itineraries allow you to discover this preserved area of the Préalpes. In the surrounding area, there is no shortage of outdoor activities: ultralight flights, horse riding, via ferrata…

From the Mediterranean coast to the mountain pastures of the alpine valleys, the attractiveness of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is also based on its delicious cuisine. In the region, discover numerous local markets where producers share the riches of the land with you.

Churches, fountains and wash houses, abbeys… The historical and cultural heritage of this area of the Côte d’Azur is an opportunity to better understand the lives of the men and women who have taken care of their land for several generations.

You can get closer to the Tourist Office to organize your stay.

Would you like to find accommodation in or around Bar-sur-Loup? The campsite is a popular destination in southeastern France. You can also find very nice guest rooms and hotels. Discover a selection of accommodation.

Préalpes d’Azur: the Alps on the sunny side

From the union between the French Riviera and the Alps were born the Préalpes of the French Riviera. The landscapes here are grandiose and wild: valleys with cultivated fields, woods and forests, meadows, vertiginous valleys… With more than 2000 plant species, the Park is home to a third of the French flora, including 65 protected species and 40 species found only in the region. Many animal species also live in the Préalpes: European nightjar, ortolan bunting, rock ptarmigan, pipit rousseline, European owl, Jean-le-Blanc circaet, white foot crayfish, Orsini viper, Strinatii’s hydromant, many species of bats… You will be able to initiate yourself to many nature leisure activities. Hiking is a popular nature activity in the Préalpes. You can also discover the paths of the Park by mountain bike, practice climbing or canyoning, take off on a via ferrata, or even get to know the skies during a paragliding experience… Men have been present on these lands for thousands of years and have handed down to us a rich historical heritage: historical milestones, bread ovens, wash houses, wells, castles, oppidums… The heritage of the Préalpes d’Azur will also surprise your palate. The regional markets and traditional grocery stores will introduce you to local flavors: honey and gingerbread, goat’s cheese, lamb meat, market garden produce, raspberries, olives, olive oil…

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

The Alpes-Maritimes are famous for their coastline and mountain ranges. But this destination also hosts many cultural sites. Museums with classic or unusual collections welcome you. Visit the Galerie des Bains-Douches in Antibes, the Musée de la Marine in Nice, the Escoffier Museum in Villeneuve-Loubet, the Peynet Museum and the Musée du Dessin Humoristique in Antibes, for example…

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