Weekend "Escapade Nature Mercantour
Only 1h30 from Nice, in the Haute Roya valley, this level 2 guided trip offers two days of change of scenery in the heart of the Mercantour National Park, in sumptuous alpine scenery, with accommodation in a gîte.
Public: Ideal for all, especially families, accessible to all from 7 years old.
Detailed program of the stay :
Reception on Saturday morning in Saint Dalmas de Tende at 9:00 am (possibility of taking charge by minibus in Nice). Transfer to the Mesches lake by vehicle. Departure on foot to reach our accommodation 20 minutes walk. We will be lodged in an old mining village "Neige et Merveilles".
Luggage drop off and pick up of lunch baskets, then off to a wild area in search of the Mercantour wildlife. This will also be an opportunity to discover ancient Italian military fortresses. Return in the afternoon to Neige et Merveilles to relax. Meal and night at the gite.
Effective walking time : 4 h 30 - 700 m of ascent
After breakfast and packing up, return to our vehicle. Short transfer by vehicle (10 mns) to get to Casterino.
Gentle ascent by a wild path on the archeological zone of Fontanalbe. You will discover a sumptuous site made up of glacial lakes and a large circus without forgetting the presence of numerous engravings dated from the Bronze Age that we will not fail to comment you. Descent to Casterino for 16 hours and end of the stay.
Walking time : 5 h , difference in altitude 650 m
The strong points of the stay : Comfortable and welcoming lodging - the landscapes of the Mercantour - the rock engravings of the Fontanalbe Valley - the days rich in themes - meeting with the wildlife of the Mercantour.
This provider is a member of the Mercantour Ecotourism association; discover it here!