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!DOWNLOAD THE FULL DESCRIPTION
|From 6 persons
|From 10 persons
|From 15 persons
|INCLUDED||Trip organization and all reservations
Pick up at the Menton train station
Wine tasting during the welcome drink
Public bus transfers for hikes
Guiding by a patented guide (15 persons per group max.)
4 days and 2 half-days of hiking
Half board with accommodation in double bed rooms: 2 stars 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
Civil responsibility insurances are provided
|Not included||Transportation to the meeting point
Lunches for Day 1 and 7
Personal drinks and food
Extra drinks and food ordered at bars and restaurants
Extra for single rooms
Personal expenses and tips
Tickets to monuments, touristic sites and villas (all of them are optional)
Insurances for individual responsibility
Everything that is not indicated in the section “What’s 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
Day 1: Welcome in Menton
We welcome you in the early afternoon at the hotel, 150m from the train station and 200m from the the beach. Let’s go for a first little walk “City trek of Menton” and welcoming drink with a sea view! Pick up at the Menton train station.
Day 2: On the traces of the Romans
Discovery (full-day; elevation gain 550m; duration 4 hours)
Sport (full-day; 750m;5 hours)
Day 3: Port of the Duchy of Savoy
Discovery (100m;duration 4 hours)
Sport (150m;5 hours)
Day 4: Feet in the Water! (half-day hike)
The Riviera is a place of huge contrast and change of scene. Along the trail, luxurious villas and concrete leave suddenly place to the most exotic vegetation.
Discovery (80m;3 hours)
Free afternoon, maybe time to visit Cocteau museum and Carnolès palace in Menton
Day 5: From the Alps to the sea
Discovery (elevation gain 150m – elevation loss 700m;duration 5 hours)
Sport (500m;6 hours)
Day 6: Panorama on the Riviera, Roca Bruna village
Discovery (400m;duration 3.30 hours)
Sport (750m;5 hours)
Breakfast at the hotel and last walk in the narrow streets of Menton for some shopping or visit.
Departure from the hotel at 10am and end of the trip.
Please note: hikes may be re-arranged by the guide depending on weather conditions, crowd or public transportation.
Hotels** 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. Hotel rooms offer a good combination of a classical atmosphere and modern equipment with air conditioning, soundproofing, direct phone line and cable tv.
All rooms have a balcony or a terrace.
Lunch boxes are made locally with fresh food.
The restaurants that have been selected for dinners offer a nice view of the sea and gourmet food.
From 7 persons you choose the date!
From 6 persons the trip is confirmed!
Rates/ persons/ double room / adult
September to June 690 €
Price depending of number of participants : 6 / 10 / 15 personnes
809 € / 690 € / 629 €