Tourism in Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey

The village of Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey welcomes you to the enchanting landscapes of the Alpes-Maritimes. This preserved village of the Préalpes will seduce you with its authenticity. The village of Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey has an active village heart, which hosts several stores.

vacations are an opportunity to get closer to nature? The village is the starting point of many hiking trails: length, difficulty, difference in altitude, you will find itineraries adapted to amateurs or great walkers. During your stay, you can also indulge in other activities. For example, would you like to take a climbing lesson? Would you like to take part in a horse ride?

Fruits and vegetables, fish and seafood from the Mediterranean, white, rosé or red wines, goat’s or sheep’s cheeses: the attractiveness of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is also based on a cuisine that reflects the image of the region, its landscapes and inhabitants: welcoming and colourful. Visit local producers directly and stroll through the stalls of the regional markets.

The magnificent landscapes are not the only tourist attraction of the Préalpes: churches, castles, museums, wash houses seduce many tourists.

The local Tourist Office will advise you on the activities to discover and the tourist sites to visit .

Would you like to stay in or around Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey? Do you want to stay in the heart of the Préalpes? Prepare your stay by choosing your accommodation online.

Préalpes of the French Riviera: the Alps on the sunny side

From the marriage between the French Riviera and the mountains were born the Préalpes d’Azur. The landscapes are at the same time bucolic and wild: agricultural valleys, woods and forests, meadows, vertiginous valleys? With more than 2000 plant species, the Park is home to a third of France’s flora, including 65 species that are protected and 40 species that are found nowhere else. Numerous animal species also make their home in the Parc des Préalpes d’Azur : bird species (golden eagle, Jean-le-Blanc circaète, European owl, mad bunting, griffon vulture, red-billed crab, ortolan bunting, European nightjar, rock swallow, pipit rousseline, rock ptarmigan, Redstart, Red-backed Shrike, Red-backed Shrike, Melodious Linnet, Boreal Chickadee, Black Grouse, Blue Mound, Scaly Tichodrome), reptiles and amphibians (Strinatii’s Hydromant, Orsini’s Viper….) The Park has been designed to welcome lovers of nature activities, while respecting natural areas… Numerous itineraries have been planned for hiking enthusiasts. You can also cycle along the roads of the Préalpes, climb, canyon or go horse riding… The authentic villages are a reminder of a human occupation several thousand years old. During your tourist escapades, you can admire bread ovens, castles, wash houses, fountains, churches, oratories… Producers in love with their land continue to give life to a traditional know-how. Markets and grocery stores will introduce you to local flavors: gingerbread, honey, mountain cheese, lamb meat, farm and market garden products, olive products (oil and pasta)…

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

During your stay, you will be able to push open the doors of a large number of museums. There are several dozen in the department: the Castre museum in Cannes, the André Carlès museum of traditional trades in Tourrette-Levens, the Volti museum in Villefranche-sur-Mer, the Matisse Museum in Nice, the Espace Mer et Littoral in Antibes, the Max Escalon prehistory museum in Fonton in Tourrette-Levens…