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
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