2
Niveau
Menton
Lieux
From 12
Age
September to June
Saison

Between Nice and Menton at the Italian border, the final and southernmost Alps plunge dramatically into the sea. Imposing mountains and limestone cliffs surround the coast but delightful trails go from the summits to the deep blue water. On the coast or on the hill tops connecting the perched villages, wild herbs send bewitching scents … use of public transportation!

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From 6 persons
900 €
From 10 persons
780 €
From 15 persons
690 €
INCLUDED Trip organization and all reservations
Wine tasting during the welcome drink
Guiding by a certified guide (maximum 15 persons per group)
4 full days and 2 half-days of hiking
Public transport for hikes (maximum 15 persons) For groups with more than 15 persons, private transfer with a supplement of 30€ per person
Half board accommodation in double rooms: 2 star hotel in Menton
Lunches are prepared with local food from Day 2 to Day 6
Dinners are taken at the restaurant from Day 1 to Day 6
Security gear is provided
Professional civil responsibility insurances
Option : 3*** hotel in Menton, supplement 300€ per person
Not included Transportation to the hotel
Lunches for Day 1 and 7
Personal drinks and food
Extra drinks and food ordered at bars and restaurants
Supplement for single rooms
Personal expenses and tips
Tickets to monuments, touristic sites and villas (all of them are optional)
Parking fees for personal vehicules
Insurances for individual responsibility
Cancellation insurance
Everything that is not indicated in the section “ Included
in the price”
Optionally: secured car park 15€ per day (a free car park is possible)

You will like…

  • No car needed
  • Hotel near the beach
  • Famous capes and peninsulas
  • The most pleasant climate in France
  • The delightful atmosphere of Menton
  • The Mediterranean flora
  • The Alps and the sea
  • The perched villages
  • Panoramic summits
1

Day 1: Welcome to Menton

We welcome you in the early afternoon at the hotel, 150m from the train station and 200m from the beach. Let’s go for a first little walk “City trek of Menton” and have a welcome drink with a sea view!

2

Day 2: On the traces of the Romans

The perched village of Eze is located at the foot of the departmental natural park of the Grande Corniche, Its trails, full of history, give a good idea of the diversity of the Mediterranean vegetation.
Discovery (full-day; elevation gain 550m; duration 4 hours)
Sport (full-day; 750m;5 hours)
3

Day 3: Port of the Duchy of Savoy

The natural beauty of the bay of Villefranche-sur-mer has been discovered a long time ago but the Duchy of Savoy selected this place for its quiet water and the protection of the Alps.
Discovery (100m;duration 4 hours)
Sport (150m;5 hours)
4

Day 4: Feet in the Water! (half-day hike)

The Riviera is a place of huge contrasts and change of scenery. Along the trail, luxurious villas and concrete suddenly leave place to the most exotic vegetation.
Discovery (80m;3 hours)
Free afternoon, maybe time to visit Cocteau museum and Carnolès palace in Menton

5

Day 5: From the Alps to the sea

Perched on a cliff overlooking Menton, Sainte-Agnès is the highest coastal village in Europe. It is definitely a strategic place, but from there it is also possible to walk down to the sea.
Discovery (elevation gain 150m – elevation loss 700m;duration 5 hours)
Sport (500m;6 hours)
6

Day 6: Panorama on the Riviera, Roca Bruna village

The botanic garden of the summits offer a 360° aerial panorama on the sea and, in certain conditions also of Corsica. Here again, the place is full of stories and history.
Choose from:
Discovery (400m;duration 3.30 hours)
Sport (750m;5 hours)
7

Day 7: “it's only a au-revoir”

Breakfast at the hotel and last walk in the narrow streets of Menton for a bit of shopping or visit.
Departure from the hotel at 10am and end of the trip.

Please note: hikes may be rearranged by the guide depending on weather conditions, number of visitors or public transportation.

Hotel** in the center of Menton, very comfortable, located at 200m from the beach and Casino, 100m from the “Bioves” gardens of flowers and lemons, 500m from the historical center and 150m from the train station. The rooms offer a good combination of a classical atmosphere and modern equipment with air conditioning, soundproofing, direct phone line and cable tv. All rooms in the floors have a balcony or terraces.
Possibility of 3*** hotel towards a supplement (see Prices and Conditions).
Lunch boxes are made locally with fresh food.

The restaurants that have been selected for the dinners offer a nice seaview and excellent food.

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