Climbing

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French Riviera: a dream location for climbers 

The French Riviera is a dream place for climbers. Via Ferrata, tree climbing, wall climbing, different paths to take according to taste, ambition, and physical capabilities.

Via Ferrata

Several Via Ferrata exist on the French Riviera. Attractive to the thrill-seekers, these courses were invented a few decades ago by Italian soldiers.

  • Via Ferrata of Tende : The Lascaris Counts (1997)
  • Via Ferrata of La Brigue : La Ciappea (2000)

Between thrilling adventures and sports activities, don’t forget to enjoy the different landscapes. Take an unforgettable break in exceptional surroundings!

Tree climbing

Looking for more accessible routes? Head to the Casterino tree-top course in the Upper Roya Valley to enjoy the sensations of climbing.

Located at the entrance to the Mercantour Park, the Accro des Merveilles area offers a unique, fun and sporty adventure for both young and old.

Climbing wall of Castillon

Castillon is the region’s winter cliff. This village has a well-known climbing wall: it’s accessible by a 20-minute walk from the local parking lot.
Climbers will then have a choice between two sectors: Traduction et Arcade.
Accessible only from November to March due to the heat, the climbing wall of Castillon is an interesting playground for climbers.

Before setting off, it is advisable to be well informed about the difficulty of the courses and to equip yourself with suitable climbing gear.


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