Tourism in Saint‑Sauveur‑sur‑Tinée

in the Alpes-Maritimes department, the village of Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée seduces by its authentic charm and its exceptional location, surrounded by the famous landscapes of the Mercantour and the hinterland of Nice. The village of Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée is a true haven of peace.

In Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée, you can discover various outdoor activities. The village is the starting point of many hiking trails: long, uneven, you can easily find itineraries adapted to amateurs or great walkers. During your stay, you can also try out other activities: horse riding, tree climbing, rock climbing, paragliding…

From the coasts of the Mediterranean Sea to the high meadows of the valleys of the Southern French Alps, the diversity of climates in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur offers many specialties.

The terroir is part of the identity of the village of Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée, where passionate producers perpetuate traditions that are often centuries old.

Men have participated in the beauty of the Mercantour and Nice hinterland: churches, castles, museums, wash houses are as many invitations to discovery.

The local Tourist Office will advise you on activities to try and monuments.

Are you looking for accommodation in or near Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée? Many tourists prefer camping in the sunny Alpes-Maritimes. There are also some very nice hotels and B&Bs. In order to help you prepare your stay, we present a selection of accommodations.

Valleys and peaks of the Mercantour

At the extreme south-western end of the alpine arc to the south, the Mercantour massif is a mountain with its feet in the water. Six valleys with well-soaked characters make up this remarkable territory. The valleys of the Verdon, the Var, the Roya, the Ubaye, the Tinée and the Vésubie offer you a variety of landscapes. The Park has been laid out to welcome lovers of nature activities, while respecting the landscape… Hiking is a very popular nature activity in the Mercantour Massif… You can also discover the routes of the Park by bike, trying your hand at climbing, going down the Mercantour torrents in kayaks, riding horses in the enchanting Mercantour scenery… During the winter season, the ski resorts welcome snow sports enthusiasts. By opting for the Mercantour as a mountain destination, you can practice downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, dog sledding, snowmobiling… The hilltop villages are a reminder of a very ancient human occupation. During your tourist escapades, discover wells, fountains, wash houses, chapels, oratories, churches, grain mills, windmills, dovecotes, irrigation canals, medieval castles…

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

From the Côte d’Azur to the valleys of the Préalpes of the French Riviera, arts and culture contribute to the tourist offer of the Alpes-Maritimes, with a large number of museums of all sizes, in classic themes such as Fine Arts or original ones. You can visit, for example, the Galerie des Bains-Douches in Antibes, the ecomuseum of the high country and transport in Breil-sur-Roya, the Espace culturel Gottlob in Mougins, the Marc-Chagall National Museum in Nice, the Escoffier Museum of Culinary Art in Villeneuve-Loubet, the Museum of Contemporary Jewellery in Cagnes-sur-Mer, the Museum of Asian Arts in Nice

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