Best trails in Saint-Martin-Vésubie, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

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Looking for a great trail near Saint-Martin-Vésubie, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur? AllTrails has 21 great hiking trails, views trails, wild flowers trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Parc national du Mercantour, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Parc de la Colline du Château or Parco Naturale del Marguareis. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 17 hard trails in Saint-Martin-Vésubie ranging from 3.6 to 12.3 miles and from 3,051 to 10,127 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Saint-Martin-Vésubie, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Top trails (21)
#1 - Lac Nègre and Pas du Préfouns
Mercantour National Park
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Length: 10.2 mi • Est. 6 h 28 m
This trail is one of the great classic in the Vésubie valley. The hike will take you to Lac Nègre at an altitude of about 2,500 m. A well marked trail will help you get around it.Show more
#2 - Col de Fenestre and Pas des Ladres
Mercantour National Park
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 3 h 18 m
This high mountain hike is located in the Mercantour National Park. It forms a loop passing through the Col de Fenestre, from where you can admire the panoramic views, then through the Pas des Ladres.Show more
#3 - Trécolpas Lake and Cougourde Refuge
Mercantour National Park
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 3 h 44 m
Gorgeous trail through the forest punctuated by beautiful breakaways on the border ridges of the upper Boréon, among them on the spectacular gneiss walls of the Cougourde, characteristic top having the shape of a squash/courgette. By the majesty of the site, the quality of the rock and the respectable height of its faces, the Cougourde attracts many summer and autumn hikers for more than half a century. The route also includes small valleys adjacent to the green of the Boréon, culminating on the quiet Lake Trécolpas, nestled directly below Pas des Ladres (obligatory passage to the sanctuary of the Madonna de Fenestre and very busy in July-August). Before returning, there is the option to stay at the Cougourde Refuge about halfway through the hike. There are several other refuges located near the trailhead.Show more
#4 - Lac de Trécolpas
Mercantour National Park
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 3 h 19 m
#5 - La Madone - Lacs de Prals
Mercantour National Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 55 m
#6 - Lake Trécolpas and Col de Fenestre
Mercantour National Park
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 5 h 23 m
This is an awesome hike. Do not hesitate to stop for a bite to eat in a restaurant overlooking Italy. This hike can be difficult but is beautiful. You will have views of the Franc and Italy.Show more
#7 - Cime du Gélas
Mercantour National Park
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 5 h 1 m
Please note this is a strenuous hike that requires proper rock climbing equipment. Show more
#8 - Lac Graveirette
Mercantour National Park
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 43 m
#9 - Vacherie du Boréon - Lacs Bessons
Mercantour National Park
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 4 h 51 m
This difficult route ventures up to les Lacs Bessons with a stop at Refuge de la Cougourde along the way.Show more
#10 - Lac du Boréon - Cime Guillé
Mercantour National Park
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 4 h 53 m
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