A border town with Italy, part of the Mercantour National Park and located at the entrance to the Merveilles Valley, this village, which was Italian for a long time, combines alpine and Mediterranean influences.
Office de Tourisme Tende Vallée des Merveilles - 1 place de Gaulle - 06430 TENDE
Tel.: +33 (0)4 93 04 73 71Opening hours:
Hiver : 9:00-12:00 - 14:00-17:00 (sauf dimanche et fériés). Eté : 9:00-12:00 - 14:00-18:00
Sights : the mediaeval town and its vaulted passageways, chapels, Collegiate Church, ruins of the Castle, Musée départemental des Merveilles (a tribute to Vallée des Merveilles, the largest european outdoor museum featuring over 30,000 Bronze Age rock carvings).
Sports and cultural activities: guided tours (French, Italian), heritage workshops, concerts, via ferratas, Accro des Merveilles tree-top park, donkey treks, swimming-pool (in summer), mountain-bike rides, 4x4 rides, etc.
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