Straddling the Mediterranean coast to the south, sharing a rugged alpine border with Italy to the east, and holding a bundle of steep valleys and cliffs, the French region of Provence-Alpes-Cote-d’Azur forms a fantastic natural playground for quality and scenic rock climbing. Visit during the months between May and September for ideal rock climbing conditions.
Located in the extreme southeast of France is the Provence-Alpes-Cote-d’Azur, which is also known as Region Sud. The region is home to a rich variety of landscapes, from the sunny coastal stretches along the Mediterranean Sea, known as the Cote d’Azur, or French Riviera, to the rugged nature of the Alps. The capital city of Region Sud is Marseille, the second-largest city in France after Paris.
The region receives a warm and pleasant climate throughout the year, with cooler temperatures following higher altitudes.
Visit during the months between May and September for ideal rock climbing conditions.
Stay up-to-date on the best adventures!