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Roure

 
The departement of the Alpes Maritimes - Pop.: 180 h.

72 Km from Nice, take the N202 towards Digne, then the D2205 to
Saint Sauveur de Tinée, finally the D30.
Roure - Village


Roure is a small hill top village at 1.160m altitude, located in the Tinee valley, on the road which leads up to the ski stations.

Take the time to visit this charming village... ancient village houses, Lauze roof tops, ancient doorways with carved lintels and pedestrian paved narrow streets.

All this within the wonderful natural surroundings of the Mercantour National park!

Roure - Maison avec son toit en Lauze

Geology enthusiasts will like Roure because the village is situated on the boundary fault between the Permien and the Trias

It also has one of the two menhirs in the Alpes Maritime (the other is at Castellaras) a beautiful edifice in pink stone, 2,27m high.


Roure - Eglise

Roure offers wonderful walking through the pastures and larch forests or by following the GR5 (long distance path).

At the pastures of Lougon at 2.000m, you'll find a mountain refuge offering shelter, situated in a wonderful context and open all summer... here you'll discover superb landscapes.


What to see:

St Laurent XIIIth century church.
St Sebastien XIVth century chapel.
Arboretum.



Leisure activities:

Hiking ( GR5) : Peyreblenque Hights (2212 m).
Fishing
.



Accommodation:

Hotel.
1 Inn.
1 Mountain Refuge (food and dormitory).
1 Stop over Gite in the village.



Neighbouring towns and villages:

Saint Sauveur de Tinée (10km), Roubion (13km).






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