For tourists and local residents alike, there's many an unsuspected pleasure to be found close by, from the sea to the summits of the Pre-Alps. Among bays, peninsulas and sun-drenched countryside, luxury hotels, beaches, golf courses and jaunts, we'll take you to some amazing places.

August 2014

Vallée de La Vésubie

  • A Little Switzerland

This mountainous area less than 40km from the sea flaunts peaks reaching over 3000m.

Le verger Saint-Joseph
Sarah de Caqueray will teach you all the secrets of producing delicious home-made jams, or you can try your hand at making ice cream in the Délices du Gélas workshops.
Saint-Martin-Vésubie, Quartier Saint-Joseph – Tél. 06 70 51 90 14

Chez Marco
For 20-plus years charcuterie lovers have been making a beeline for this shop renowned for its cured ham, saucisson, pérugine sausage, caillette and suchlike.
Saint-Martin-Vésubie, 73 rue du Dr Cagnoli – Tél.04 93 03 20 39

La Brasserie du Comté
This brewery brews its real ale from spring water. In summer you'll find its Blanche Made in Mercantour at every Thursday's evening market.
Saint Martin Vésubie, route de la Colmiane Tél.06 23 04 30 17


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