Mercantour National Park in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Mercantour National Park in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Tourism

Situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and Alpes-Maritimes departments, the Mercantour National Park covers an area of 685 km².

Since its creation in 1979, it consists of forests and snowy peak with summits reaching more than 3,000m.

Visitors to the park can walk the 600 km of marked footpaths whilst enjoying the wide variety of fauna, flora and mixed landscapes with seven valleys to explore along with many lakes including Lake Allos, Lake Lauzanier and Lake Vens.

Enjoy canyoning, caving, waterfalls, climbing and absailing in the Maglia Canyon in the Vesubie Valley. Cross rope bridges and take a zip-line in the Roya Valley.

Location...

Mercantour National Park, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

  More tourism articles

If you are looking for holiday accommodation, Pure France can offer you the following local holiday home...

Château Germaine

Holiday château in Provence

This is a truly outstanding, unique property set in 60 hectares of private grounds with South-facing gardens and olive grove, just 40 minutes from Nice and its Mediterranean beaches and international airport.

Superbly secluded, private property dating back to the 17th century, the château has been beautifully restored and brought into the 21st century to offer wonderfully welcoming, original and charming accommodation for up to 12 people.

The extensive terraced gardens have exceptional views and produce gourmet olive oil from its 300 olive trees within the estate.

View Property

This article may contain or reflect personal opinions and cannot be considered contractual.
Full property details and booking terms and conditions are available on the relevant property page(s).
Entry fees, opening hours and other information correct at the time of publishing, January 2019.

Call our reservations team on 0033 607 609 914


© Atkins & Jones Ltd
Pure France™ is a registered trading name of Atkins & Jones Ltd and a registered trademark
Mercantour National Park in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence | Pure France Holidays