The Valley of Wonders,
Europe’s biggest outdoor museum
One of the biggest rock engravings sites in Europe peaks at an altitude of 2872m: the Valley of Wonders! Early man carved their signs and beliefs around Mont Bego 5000 years ago: 50,000 prehistoric engravings in a natural sanctuary deep in Mercantour National Park. Red and ochre slabs polished by glaciers stand next to lakes and rocky peaks. The Valley of Wonders is magical and secret: a sprawling land ripe for discovery! Visit between spring and autumn. Join a Park guided tour to get the most from the experience.