Tourism in Saint‑Jeannet, Côte d'Azur

in the Alpes-Maritimes, the village of Saint-Jeannet seduces by its picturesque charm. This village, with several stores, presents itself as an ideal destination. In Saint-Jeannet, nature is always close by. You can walk along the hiking trails of this preserved area of the Préalpes. According to your desires, you will also have the opportunity to try your hand at many other activities in the Alpes-Maritimes: ultralight flying, tree climbing, via ferrata…

 

From the Mediterranean coast to the upland grasslands of the Southern French Alps, the plurality of terroirs in the south-east of France offers a tasty gastronomy. Farmers’ markets provide a convivial experience while enjoying local produce.

In the Préalpes, discover a remarkable heritage of great beauty: chapels and churches, forts and castles, historical monuments, museums… The local heritage offers you beautiful visits. In one village, a particularly well preserved fountain. There, an old castle from the Middle Ages which still stands its keep.

To find ideas for activities and escapades, you can get in touch with the Tourist Office.

You wish to stay in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur? You wish to stay in the calm of Saint-Jeannet? Organize your stay by booking your accommodation online.

Préalpes d’Azur: the Alps and the French Riviera

From the meeting between the Alps and the French Riviera were born the Préalpes of the French Riviera. The landscapes are at the same time grandiose and wild: agricultural valleys, forests and clearings, steep-sided valleys? Under the sun of the Préalpes of Azur evolve more than 2000 plant species, including 40 endemic species. Numerous birds fly under the blue sky of the Préalpes: rock ptarmigan, pipit rousseline, tichodromus échelette, black grouse, boreal chickadee, blue monticole… Nature is also a wonderful playground for men. Numerous easy or difficult routes have been created for hiking enthusiasts. You will also be able to ride your mountain bike along the paths of the Préalpes, challenge the emptiness by learning to climb or go horse riding… The medieval villages are a reminder of a very ancient human occupation. During your tourist escapades, you will be able to discover oil mills, windmills, medieval castles, oppidums, oratories, churches, chapels? The heritage of the Préalpes of the French Riviera is also in the plate. Markets and grocery stores will invite you to discover an exceptional terroir: honey, mountain cheeses, lamb, farm and market garden products, olives, olive oil…

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

During your stay in the Alpes-Maritimes, you will be able to push open the doors of an impressive number of museums. There are several dozen in the department. Which museums to choose? You can visit the museum of human paleontology of Terra-Amata in Nice, the museum of little in Bonson, the Espace de l’art concret in Mouans-Sartoux, the Natural History Museum in Nice, the Maison des Artistes in Cagnes-sur-Mer, the museum of local history in Mougins…

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