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Tourism in Saint‑Auban

in the Alpes-Maritimes, we invite you to visit Saint-Auban. Nestled under the sun of the Préalpes, the village retains a picturesque charm. In these hills and mountains bathed by the sun, time stretches out.

Various nature activities are offered to tourists in this village between Verdon and the Préalpes d’Azur. Numerous hiking trails await you in this preserved area of the Préalpes. During your stay, you can also try out other activities. You can also visit the region during a horse riding session, or thrill during a treetop adventure session.

Bouillabaisse with fish of the day, tapenade, olive oil, fougasses and soccas from Nice, ratatouille, lamb from La Crau, pistou soup, calissons, navettes from Marseille or nougats… The attractiveness of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is also based on a tasty cuisine. The local markets organized around Saint-Auban are a unique opportunity to spend a convivial moment, while buying specialties which are the promise of generous meals that you will share with your loved ones.

The local patrimony promises you beautiful visits. Here, a very well preserved fountain. Here, the ruins of a castle.

Many activities are to be discovered in the region. To find out more, get in touch with the local Tourist Office.

Want to stay in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur? Discover a selection of accommodations to spend your stay in the Alpes-Maritimes: campsites, hotels, bed and breakfasts…

vacations in the open air

With its lovable landscapes composed of forests, clearings, valleys and mountain pastures, the region welcomes lovers of hiking, mountain biking, cycling and horse riding. Take advantage of your stay in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur to revitalize yourself in the green!

The Préalpes of the French Riviera

Between sun and mountains, Côte d’Azur and Mercantour, the Parc des Préalpes d’Azur possesses on its territory landscapes of great diversity, composed of valleys shaped by man, deep gorges Under the sun of the Préalpes d’Azur grow and bloom more than 2000 plant species, including 65 protected species and 40 endemic species. Numerous animals also live in the heart of the Préalpes of Azure: ortolan bunting, European nightjar, red-billed crab, rock swallow, rock ptarmigan, Orsini’s viper, Strinatii’s hydromant, numerous species of bats… Nature activities are very numerous. Hiking is a very popular nature activity in the Park . You can also cycle along the paths of the Park, challenge the emptiness by initiating yourself to rock climbing or even go horse riding… During your stay, discover a sober and magnificent built heritage: historical milestones, fountains, wash houses, wells, oppidums… Agropastoralism is dynamic in the Préalpes. Village grocery stores and markets will introduce you to local flavors: honey, gingerbread, mountain cheese, lamb meat, farm and market garden products, olives, olive oil, citrus fruit liqueurs, crystallised flowers…

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

The Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department contribute to the tourist influence and attractiveness of the department. We can for example mention the museum of regional prehistory in Menton, the Maïoun dei Granouïe in Villeneuve-Loubet, the museum of archeology in Antibes, the museum of traditional trades André Carlès in Tourrette-Levens…

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