The Southern Alps serves up slices of paradise at every turn, including national parks and nature reserves where you can enjoy roaming in tranquil, virgin landscapes. Each spot offers a different but equally exceptional adventure. Just grab your hiking gear and follow the guide.
A land of many marvels
PARC NATUREL RÉGIONAL DES PRÉALPES D’AZUR
Dizzying summits and hilltop villages clinging to rocky spurs, wild or relaxing escapades, and a plunge into the deepest countryside. The Parc Naturel Régional des Préalpes d'Azur is a genuine sanctuary of natural beauty and sensational scenery that is sure to rock your world!
PARC NATIONAL DU MERCANTOUR
Alongside the Italian border, the Parc National du Mercantour is the last stage of the Alps before they spill into the Mediterranean Sea. This exceptional setting between the sea and the mountains offers a diversity of landscapes and wildlife that is well worth the detour.
PARC NATUREL RÉGIONAL DES BARONNIES PROVENÇALES
Located between the Southern Alps and Mont-Ventoux, the Parc Naturel Régional des Baronnies Provençales is home to exceptional scenery and fertile farmland. In this land of flavors and fragrances, taste, smell, listen, look and touch--let your senses be your guide!
STUNNING! TOP 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL SPOTS IN THE SOUTHERN ALPS
High peaks looming over azure lakes echoing the blue skies above, pure natural scenery, and a myriad of cultural riches. Here are our Top 10 breathtaking views and jaw-dropping stops in the heart of the Southern Alps.