Tourism in Vésubie Valley
Tourist activities in the Vésubie valley
Nestled at the foot of the highest peaks of Mercantour and just 1 hour from the Côte d’Azur, the Vésubie valley offers a wide range of tourist activities suitable for nature lovers, outdoor sports enthusiasts and those looking for relaxation.
During your stay, you will discover the atmosphere and charm of mountain life in this picturesque valley of the Alpes-Maritimes.
Mercantour National Park
The Mercantour National Park, which encompasses part of the valley, offers exceptional biodiversity and breathtaking panoramas.
Numerous hiking trails, for all levels, will allow you to discover its incredible landscapes and meet its emblematic wildlife such as the Valley of Wonders?
Dogs are forbidden within the park, however you can still enjoy the many hikes outside the limits of the park.
La Route des Grandes Alpes
The legendary Route des Grandes Alpes which crosses the valley is the ideal playground for cyclists and motorcyclists in search of sensations.
From the Col de la Colmiane to the Col de Turini, you will appreciate the sumptuous landscapes that pass before your eyes.
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How nice it is to cool off by the water in summer!
Although the campsite does not have direct access to the river, you can still enjoy the Roquebillière public swimming pool, located 300m from the campsite, or one of the many natural pools in the valley.
Due to its important Italian heritage, the Vésubie valley also has a rich cultural heritage.
Picturesque villages, such as Saint-Martin-Vésubie, Belvédère, and Roquebillière, offer glimpses of traditional mountain architecture and local culture.
You can visit old churches and forts, vestiges of the Maginot Line, to discover the history of this region and take advantage of the markets to find local products made with love and passion by our producers and artisans.
Other outdoor activities
Many other tourist activities are possible in the Vésubie valley:
- the largest zip line in France
- summer toboggan
- treetop adventure course
- via ferrata and climbing
- Alpha Loup animal park
- visit to the brewery “Brasserie du Comté”
- educational farm visit
- hiking with donkeys
- equestrian center
In case of bad weather or to introduce younger children, discover indoor canyoning at Vesubia Mountain Park!
Need to relax after a sporty day?
The Roquebillière thermal center and the massage area of Vesubia Mountain Park will allow you to enjoy well-being treatments, massages, spas… and recharge your batteries in a fabulous setting facing the mountains.
Events in the Vésubie valley
Throughout the summer, numerous festivals, concerts, cultural events and sporting events are organized in the different villages of the valley.
Among the unmissable events in 2024, don’t miss the penultimate stage of the Tour de France in the valley!
Elsewhere in Alpes-Maritimes
From the campsite, you can access the major tourist sites of the Alpes-Maritimes department as well as the beaches and the principality of Monaco in 1-2 hours.