Tourism in Saint-Etienne-de-Tinée

You want to find a stay in Southern France? in the Alpes-Maritimes, we invite you to visit Saint-Etienne-de-Tinée. This typical Mercantour village will seduce you with its old houses and winding streets.

Life here takes on a whole new meaning.

Nature fully participates in the charm of Saint-Etienne-de-Tinée. vacations rhyme with hiking? Numerous hiking trails have been laid out in this unspoiled area of the Mercantour. During your stay in the Alpes-Maritimes, you can also try out other activities. For example, you can opt for a horse riding excursion, or take a climbing course.

Like many other villages in the Alpes-Maritimes, Saint-Etienne-de-Tinée offers a generous terroir, which is a delight for tourists. The area near Saint-Etienne-de-Tinée offers many gourmet visits, where you can meet producers who love their products.

Churches, belfries, squares, fountains, wash houses, museums, abbeys… You can take advantage of your stay to discover a local heritage rich in surprises. Organise your vacation by contacting the Tourist Office. You wish to find accommodation in the Alpes-Maritimes? You appreciate the campsite for its proximity to nature? You prefer the standing of a hotel with character? You like the convivial character of a bed and breakfast? You can easily book the accommodation of your dreams.

Auron ski resort

In the heart of the Mercantour Massif, the Auron resort offers about twenty lifts and 46 pistes of all levels, divided between the sectors of Las Donnas, Sauma Longue, Demandols and Lieuson. The Family Park play area will delight families, while freestyle enthusiasts will challenge the moguls and modules of the snowpark. Accessibility is at the heart of Auron’s approach, with the promotion of Handiskiing.

The Mercantour National Natural Park

At the summit of the Gélas, which rises to 3143 meters, the sea is only 50 km away as the crow flies! The Park is located between the departments of Alpes-Maritimes and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. The valleys of the Ubaye, Verdon, Var, Tinée, Vésubie and Roya offer varied landscapes. The Park seduces lovers of outdoor leisure activities: hiking, cycling, mountain biking, horseback riding, kayaking down the gorges, canyoning, via ferrata, tree climbing… In winter, the summits of the Mercantour find their white coat. You can practice a wide variety of winter activities such as downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ski touring, dog sleigh rides, fat biking, ski paragliding… The hilltop villages of the Mercan are a reminder of a human occupation several thousand years old. During your visits, you will be able to admire wash houses, wells, castles…

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

During your stay, you will be able to open the doors of an impressive number of museums. There are several dozen in the department. Which museums to choose? You can visit museums with classic or more unusual collections, such as the Musée du Bijou Contemporain in Cagnes-sur-Mer, the Espace Mer et Littoral in Antibes, the Musée Jean-Cocteau in Menton, the Musée de la Mer in Cannes, the Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain in Nice, the Ecomusée du Verre in Biot, the Museum of Human Paleontology of Terra-Amata in Nice…