Holy Mountains


You must stand there, in the center of this chapel totaly isolated in the Alps, on the border with Italy, with only few rays of daylight to see the dozens of panels describing, in the manner of a comic strip, what makes the foundation of Christian theology. A masterpiece of the XVth century.

Along the Royal route

Benjamin Franklin described as the most impressive achievement he saw during his stay in Europe. A royal road to transport salt from Nice to Turin, an extraodinary technical feat for the 18th century. On this road you will discover several treasures:

SOSPEL, surrounded by olive groves, famous for one of the most beautiful exemple of baroque architecture.

SAORGE, the tibetan village of the Riviera, attached to the mountain, incredible, impressive, unique.

LA BRIGUE, dar far away from the tourist villages of the seaside La Brigue is one of our top favorite place in the region, baroque, french, italian, secret, gorgeous, a place to see. Few miles after the village, in a mountain forest, close to a sacred spring: Notre-Dame-des-Fontaines.

A tour for discerning travelers who are looking for a unique moment in France. If you are interested in a different area of the Mercantour National Park, check here. We also organize a multiday Xperience of the southern Alps.

« Painting is not made to decorate the apartements. It is an instrument of offensive war against the enemy » – Pablo Picasso

Mercantour sightseeing tour - Notre-Dame-des-Fontaines tour - Roya valley sightseeing





  • Private tour
  • 8 hours
  • Driver-Guide
  • All inclusive
  • From Nice or Monaco
  • Off the beaten tracks