Located in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and Alpes-Maritimes departments, the Mercantour National Park is a stunning location with 600km of marked footpaths and unique mountaineering possibilities. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from!
1-day mountaineering tour in the Mercantour
3-day mixed climbing in Mercantour National Park
What should I know about Mountain Climbing Mercantour National Park?
Mercantour is one of France’s 10 National Parks and is famous for its rich biodiversity and historical sites. Just a 2-hour drive away from Nice, this stunning location is perfect for outdoor adventures and active holidays. The highest mountain in the park is the Gélas, (3,143 m) from which you can see as far south as the Mediterranean. Many of the valleys are uninhabited and pristine. And in the local settlements, inhabitants are mostly shepherds, beekeepers, and cheesemakers. Mountain Climbing in Mercantour is the perfect way to experience the beauty of this breathtaking National Park in France!
Why should I choose Mercantour National Park for my Mountain Climbing adventure?
Beautiful uninhabited valleys and glittering lakes
What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Climbing trip in Mercantour National Park?
During the summer season, Mercantour National Park enjoys average daily temperatures ranging from 18 ºC to 28 ºC. These temperatures drop at higher altitudes. The rainiest seasons are summer and autumn, and winter is cold and snowy.
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How can I get to Mercantour National Park?
The park is a 2-hour drive away from Nice.
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When is the best time to travel to Mercantour National Park for Mountain Climbing?
Summer, between June and September.
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