"The one who moves the mountain is the one who begins to move the small stones"
"A dwarf can stand on a mountain, but it is not bigger for it. "
Images and texts related to the mountain in this section of the site: landscape, mountain sports, hiking, alpine specificities, discoveries in the Mercantour, the foothills of the Alps in the hinterland, the Esterel and Maures ... ...
Discover a sensational aerial activity and one of the most beautiful paragliding sites in Europe, located half an hour from Nice, with a bird's eye view of the big blue and the Principality of Monaco. On the program a first flight, sensation, aerobatics, precision landing, competition, some mini interviews and lots of aerial images.
Summit and pass of la Bonette
Idea for a walk between the French Riviera and the Barcelonnette valley by taking the highest tarmac road in France (2802 meters above sea level) then climbing some 58 meters of vertical drop to reach a panorama of exception at the top. Subject sensitive to vertigo, you must abstain!
Little Africa hike in Beaulieu
A little-known walk "between sea and mountain" from Beaulieu-sur-Mer to the hill of Little Africa and the chapel of Saint Grat with a 180 ° view from the heights of Monaco to Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, the bay of Villefranche-Sur-Mer and Mont Boron in Nice...
Lou Camin Nissart: hill hike Boron and Alban
A real pleasure to leave the city center of Nice for a walk towards the hill of Mont Boron with a panorama towards the Baie des Anges and Villefranche-sur-mer.
Paul Helbronner in Nice
Discovering an improbable small library at the French Alpine Club of Nice which houses a collection in twelve volumes of detailed Geometric Description of the French Alps. Paul Helbronner describes very precisely and topographically the Alpes-Maritimes.
French Riviera news sources
We propose some sources of information about the French Riviera through a list of sources that we find interesting. Classic news sources of the press type but also from the world of the internet and social networks.
French Riviera meteo
Renowned, rightly, for its exceptional climate, the French Riviera is at the crossroads of several weather influences. We offer a small analysis of these features, as well as a list of online tools for observations and local forecasts.
Corsica from continental shores: Mirage or reality
In the early hours of the day, a little before sunrise, Corsica ("Island of beauty") can sometimes be seen, to the southeast of the French Riviera. Magic moments. We suspect a mirage, an unknown land... Corsica is also unveiled, even more rarely during the day, usually when the north wind clears the sky. Some explanations and pictures.
The Museum of Natural History of Nice
The oldest museum in the city of Nice, the Natural History Museum will make you discover or rediscover the animal and vegetable species that occupy the French Riviera, but also the Southern Alps.
Walk to the Authion
One of the magics of the French Riviera lies in the proximity of the mountains that plunge into the Mediterranean Sea. The area of Authion accessible from the Turini pass offers a breathtaking view, like a first morning of the world. The big blue opens 180 ° from Provence to the Gulf of Genoa, not to mention Corsica visible a few days a year.
Alpha Wolf Park
Far from the seaside, the French Riviera has other tourist attractions especially in its hinterland, which will delight young and old. Alpha Wolf Park is a perfect example. Discover the wolf, in the middle of the forest, in this unique park in France.