©F. BRETON / PNM MERCANTOUR NATIONAL PARK:With discretion, you will immerse yourself in an exceptional natural world. Mercantour National Park, a unique and sensitive experience! ©Emmanuel RONDEAU A hiking paradise550 km of hiking trails, from the olive groves to the upper Alpine summits. A multitude of paths dotted with refuges, to enjoy the pleasures of a night in the mountains under the stars! ©Emmanuel RONDEAU OUR MOUTAIN REFUGESA night in a refuge is a unique mountain immersion experience in the heart of protected countryside, and the promise of a complete getaway ©M. ANCELY / PNM MERCANTOUR, AN ECO-TOURISM DESTINATIONWith the “Esprit Parc national” brand, share unique and authentic experiences with people who are passionate about their land and proud of their know-how. ©Mercantour Écotourisme 100 COMMITTED PROFESSIONALS FOR A NATURAL EXPERIENCEStrongly attached to the land, and committed to the European Sustainable Tourism Charter, members of the Mercantour Eco-Tourism Association will have you enjoy the experience. ©JM. CEVASCO / PNM THE ROYA AND BÉVÉRA VALLEYSFrom the mountains to the Mediterranean. The Roya and Bévéra valleys stretch the length of the Italian border and invite you on a journey from the olive groves to the Alpine world of the Swiss pines. ©F. GUIGO / PNM VÉSUBIE VALLEYA kingdom for the animals the rule the forest Less than 40 km from the Mediterranean, the Vésubie Valley offers mountain-top landscapes with summits exceeding an altitude of 3,000 m. ©A. TURPAUD / PNM The Tinée valleyThe charm of contrasts. The Tinée valley has two sides: the south, deeply Mediterranean, and the north, a completely “Alpine north”, surrounded by lakes and high peaks. ©M. ANCELY / PNM THE UPPER VAR AND CIANS VALLEYSA Colorado feel. The Cians and Daluis gorges offer a grand spectacle unique in Europe with steep-sided gorges carved into a red rock the colour of “wine lees”. ©L. MALTHIEUX / PNM EXCEPTIONAL FAUNAWith 10,000 animal species, Mercantour National Park is an exceptional haven of biodiversity that is to be discovered at a hiker’s gentle pace. ©P. PIERINI / PNM AN EXTRAORDINARY FLORAL WEALTHMercantour National Park is home to an extraordinary floral wealth. 2,067 plant species have been recorded here, i.e. 42% of the indigenous flora in France. ©Laurent ZAGNI A FEW SIMPLE RULESA few simple instructions to better understand the regulations and have the right reflexes before going to Mercantour National Park! Every gesture counts!