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

Roure, the vllage
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, house with its Lauze roof
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, church
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.

Leisure activities

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


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


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

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