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Vallée de Tinéé

The Tinée Valley is the highest mountain valley with many picturesque mountain villages, including, Bairols, Roure, Marie, Saint Etienne-de-Tinée and Saint Sauveur-sur-Tinée. These villages are the perfect base for hikes through the region. The Gorges du Cians on the road up to Valberg, is a major hiking destination in this area, marked by spectacular burnt umber rock formations. If you enjoy skiing, several ski areas can be found here, including Isola 2000, Auron. Visit the Stations du Mercantour website to learn more about skiing in the Southern Alps.