self-guided tour in mercantour national park in france
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DURATION: 7 days, 6 Nights. Ideal for Mountain adventurers or able beginners (easy – challenging options)
Extra-night: Ecogîte de Villeplane, Tel : 00 33 (0)4 93 02 37 89.

PRICE 2019 : 7 days/6 nights Adult (option gîte) : 660€ (sup 70 € option individual rooms) Children aged 5 – 12 : 560€ (sup 70 € option individual rooms)


LOCATION: Mercantour national park, South of France, 100 km north of Nice

HOLIDAY TYPE: Self guided, moderate / strenuous walking holidays. Return journey in minibus.

TREK DEPARTURE: Villeplane. Every day according to availability from 01/06/2019 to 25/09/2019.

Estenc, 50km / one hour by car from Villeplane, where we will pick you up with our bus.

LEVEL: We have planned this walk so as to offer each day a choice of several routes to the same lodging place, easy or difficult..

PATH CONDITIONS Very well signposted and marked.

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full board accommodation :
This includes 1 night in ecolodge,1 night in auberge ( inn), 2 nights in « gîtes», 1 in an hotel, and 1 night in a mountain refuge. Each lodging is comfortable and clean, and will provide your breakfast, picnic lunch and a well-deserved dinner. The rooms consist of shared rooms of 4-5, unless you request 'option individual rooms' when booking. Showers are available throughout.

Various trekking options each day: The Mercantour National Park is ideal for trekking; the number of variants means there are so many new paths to explore. By opting to have your luggage transported by car, you are free to set off with nothing but yourselves and your picnic. Each day on this circuit consists of alternative routes, which allow you to see more remote features and more rugged and austere scenery. The walking time per day varies between 4- 6 hours for the easy option and the ascent levels between 400 m - 600 m.or 6 - 8 hours, and the ascent levels between 800 m - 1100 m for the sportive option.

Climate: due to the proximity of the Mediterranean Sea, the weather is warm and sunny, ideal for summer hiking. .

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