Alpine Mercantour Lakes hiking French Riviera

11 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 8 hr

Explore one of the most popular hiking spots in the southern French Alps Discover unique wildlife and nature next to the French Riviera Enjoy a great hike with breathtaking views and a beautiful blue lake

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Fab hikes French Riviera Rando06

You discover some of the nicest alpine lakes in the Mercantour National Park nearby the French Riviera.

Staring through or above alpine forest, you hike to cristal clear blue lake after (about 2 hours ascent). You discover impressive alpine landscapes with the highest peaks. In low season we may see wildlife such as mountain goats, ibex, or marmots.

Pastorale life and historical heritage are also present everywhere. We can make some quick photo stops on the road to see some famous medieval villages.
This hiking program is a great refreshing gateway in summertime, from June to October.

This tour includes guide fee (UIMLA guide), and pick up from Nice with my van for 5 pers maximum. If you are more, you may need an extra car. You need good hiking boots and equipment (clothes, sunscreen, hat) and your picnic (+water)

The time duration is about 9 hours : 4 hours hiking + pic nic or resting moments, + 3 hours drive on a scenic road also through ol medieval villages. The hike can be adapted to your level. For an easier hike, we may change the hike departure and area.
My name is Fabrice, a 22 years experienced guide. Born in Nice but also lived in USA so i speak fluent english !
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