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Great outdoors

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Great outdoors & great thrills

If you love getting out in the great outdoors then the Menton, Riviera & Merveilles is the place for “thrilling” landscapes! From the mountain peaks to the deep sea depths, experience our natural sites and get a rush in the fresh air. Climbing, treetop adventure, fishing, horse riding, paragliding… there’s no end to the adventure! Everything you could wish for to let off steam with friends or family amongst multi-faceted natural surroundings.

Climbing and

treetop adventure

Fancy a natural high? Hit our climbing sites! There’s something for everyone, from easy little cliffs to vast cliff faces in the Mercantour mountain range. If you want to try something new, have a go at Via Ferrata and treetop adventure: explore unique and fun trails with footbridges, zip lines, monkey bridges and vines strapped into your harness and cable.

Horse riding

Horse rides

Welcome to the land of “Salt Roads” and bridle paths!

Strap on your riding hat and saddle up to explore our fabulous area’s paths. Whether you’re an experienced jockey or Sunday rider, horse and donkey rides are a great way to soak up the fabulous scenery encompassing the sea, mountains and hilltop villages. Make sure you squeeze in the destination’s signature horse treks in Mercantour National Park for an adventure that will have you champing at the bit!



In the skies

The French Riviera is even more fabulous from above…

Whether you’re soaring over the mountain or sea, your initial adrenalin rush makes way for the sweet sound of silence. Let the wind blow you on your way and just drink in the experience from the comfort of your seat! Go it alone or join an instructor for a thrilling ride you’ll never forget. If you’re a newcomer then there are several places where you can go on maiden voyages or take a course such as Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Sospel, Breil-sur-Roya and Tende. You won’t want to land…

White water