Tourism in Tende

in the Alpes-Maritimes department, the village of Tende nestles in the middle of beautiful landscapes.

The village of Tende is a real haven of peace.

In this friendly village in the Alpes-Maritimes, nature is always close by. vacations rhyme with hiking? Numerous hiking routes await you in this unspoiled area of the Mercantour. Many activities are also proposed in the Mercantour massif. For example, would you like to take a climbing lesson? Would you like to try your hand at tree climbing?

Mediterranean shellfish and fish, rosé wines (in moderation), apricots, peaches, tapenade and olive oil, soccas de Nice and fougasses, ratatouille, bull stew, pistou soup, nougats and calissons: the attractiveness of southeastern France is also based on renowned specialties. During your stay, live a gourmet experience by visiting a local market. You will be able to meet the producers of the region and buy fruits, vegetables, honey, sweets and various other specialties produced in the area.

The local patrimony promises you beautiful visits. Here, a very well preserved fountain. Here, an old medieval castle with its ramparts and keep. You can prepare your stay in the Alpes-Maritimes department by getting in touch with the Tourist Office. You wish to stay in the Alpes-Maritimes? southeastern France lends itself particularly well to camping. You can also find very nice hotels and guest houses. You can prepare your stay by booking accommodation that suits you.

The Mercantour National Nature Park

The Mercantour owes its diversity to Alpine and Mediterranean influences. Six valleys with strong personalities make up this remarkable territory. Discover the villages and landscapes of the Verdon, the Var, the Ubaye, the Roya-Bévéra, the Vésubie and the Tinée. Outdoor activities are very numerous. You can practice walking. You can also crisscross the Mercantour routes by bike, learning how to climb, canoe down the Mercantour torrents, take a via ferrata, or admire the Park from the sky by paragliding… In winter, the ski resorts welcome ski lovers. You can practice many winter activities such as downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ski touring, excursions with dog sleds, fat biking… The medieval villages of the Mercan bear witness to a human occupation several thousand years old. During your visits, discover grain mills, fortifications, churches, chapels, oratories…

Museums in the Alpes-Maritimes department

The Alpes-Maritimes are popular for their coastline and valleys. But the Alpes-Maritimes are also known for their museums and cultural sites. Museums with varied collections are waiting for you. Visit the Greek Villa Kérylos in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, the Circus Museum in Tourrette-Levens, the Peynet and Cartoon Museum in Antibes, the André Malraux Cultural Centre in Villeneuve-Loubet, the Museum of Fine Arts in Nice, the Anatole Jakovsky International Museum of Naive Art in Nice, for example…