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Vallée des merveilles

06430 Tende, France

Viewpoints
Mountain Peaks
Old Ruins

About Vallée des merveilles

The Vallée des Merveilles is a mountain area and a valley loacted in southern France. It holds the largest quantity of open-air Bronze Age petroglyphs in Europe.


Attractions near Vallée des merveilles

Col de Tende12.86km from Vallée des merveilles

The Col de Tende is a mountain pass in the Alps, on the border of France and Italy, at 44°9′ N 7°33.96′ E. It separates the Maritime Alps from the Ligurian Alps. It connects Nice and Tende in Alpes-Maritimes with Cuneo in Piedmont. The altitude of the pass itself is 1870 m. One of the picturesque locations in this area and also you can spend some nice time there.

Monte Argentera15.57km from Vallée des merveilles

The Monte Argentera is a mountain of the Maritime Alps, of which represents the maximum elevation. It is located in the upper Gesso valley, in the province of Cuneo, on the border between the municipalities of Entracque and Valdieri . The summit is not located on the Italian - French watershed, but on a secondary ridge. This detaches from the main watershed at the Ghiliè peak, and proceeds in a general north direction until it culminates at the southern peak of the Argentera.

Valle Gesso17.08km from Vallée des merveilles

The Gesso Valley is a valley in the Maritime Alps, characterized by the vast basin of the Gesso stream, largely shaped by the action of glaciers.  Geographically it acts as a "hinge" between the two stretches of the Maritime perpendicular to each other, the East-West one and the South-North oriented one.  In Valle Gesso there are the highest peaks of the Maritime Alps, namely the two peaks of Monte Argentera.

Monte Toraggio21.89km from Vallée des merveilles

Mount Toraggio is a mountainous relief that rises on the watershed between the Val Nervia and Roia valley, on the border between Liguria and France. Although this relief is located in the mountain range of the Ligurian Alps, the top of the mountain is just over 20 km from the Ligurian Sea as the crow flies, even from its summit, it is possible to see the beaches of Bordighera and San Remo.

Punta Marguareis22.06km from Vallée des merveilles

The Punta Marguareis is a mountain of the Alps high 2,651 m. It is the highest peak in the Ligurian Alps, a nodal point between the Pesio Valley, the Tanaro Valley and the Roia Valley. It has been located since 1947 on the Italian - French borderline, between the province of Cuneo and department of the Alpes-Maritimes. One of the nice trekking destination and also you can spend some nice time here by enjoying the breath taking views

ISOLA 200025.1km from Vallée des merveilles

Isola 2000 is a ski resort in the southern French Alps. It is located next to the Mercantour National Park and is about 90 km from Nice, France. It offers skiers and riders 45 alpine ski slopes and an incredible panorama from the massif of the Ecrins.

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Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur is one of the most popular holiday regions in the south of France. Its identity as a geographical region is a holdover from the days of the Roman Empire. Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur is famous for its sunny weather, colorful countryside, tradition, wine, food, and language.