• Day 1
    Nice » Limonetto
  • Day 2
    Limonetto » Castérino
  • Day 3
    Castérino » Refuge des Merveilles
  • Day 4
    Refuge des Merveilles » Col de Turini
  • Day 5
    Col de Turini » Sospel
  • Day 6
    Sospel » Peillon
  • Day 7
    Peillon » Monaco
Key to symbols
Stroll / tourism (broad, non-exposed trail)
Hiking (mountain trail, in places narrow and exposed)
Alpine route (equipped or very exposed section, snow field, blocks)
From the French-Italian border down to the Mediterranean
Nice » Monaco - Hike from Limone Piemonte to Monaco
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In this one-week hike, you will leave Nice on board a picturesque train to plunge into the eastern Maritime Alps and cross into Italy. You will walk back to the very end of the Via Alpina in Monaco, alternating between the Red and Blue trails in the Mercantour National Park and also taking in the famous Vallée des Merveilles with its breathtaking rock engravings.

Period recommended
mid-June to mid-October