Guided tour of the rock engravings in the Vallée des Merveilles and Fontanalba

  • Accompanied
  • Archeological digs
Vallée de Fontanalba et vallée des Merveilles Hameau de Castérino 06430 Tende
Explore the mystery of the engravings at Fontanalba and Les Merveilles: more than 40,000 Neolithic and Bronze Age petroglyphs on coloured rock at altitudes of between 2,000 and 2,400 metres.
Some twenty mountain guides trained in this exceptional archaeological heritage will guide you off the beaten track through the mysterious engraved rocks, telling you the story of ancient Mediterranean civilisations. They will help you interpret the meaning of these strange figures by relaying the results of the archaeologists' work.

Visits in English or Italian on request, depending on the availability of the guides

Services

Booking obligatory

Rates

From 15 June 2024 to 30 September 2024

Adult
18€

Child
5€

Reduced price
8€

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Groups (Max capacity)

  • 15 Maximum number of people

Openings

From 15 June 2024 until 30 September 2024 Open everyday
Vallée des Merveilles: daily
Fontanalba Valley: daily from 1 July to 30 August and from Friday to Sunday in September

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Guided tour of the rock engravings in the Vallée des Merveilles and Fontanalba
Vallée de Fontanalba et vallée des Merveilles Hameau de Castérino 06430 Tende
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Spoken languages

  • Italian
  • English
  • French

Environment

  • Lake view
  • Mountain view
  • Mountain location
  • Lake 5 km away

Access

  • Fontanalba Valley: 8am from the Fontanalba refuge and 1.30pm from the upper vacherie
    Vallée des Merveilles: 8am and 1.30pm departure from the Merveilles refuge
Updated on 07 July 2024 at 17:01
by Office de Tourisme Menton, Riviera & Merveilles
(Offer identifier : 6761611)
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