Department Alpes-Maritimes - 10 page

Maritime Alps is one of the six departments of the region of Provence – the Alps -  Cote d’Asur which is situated in south-eastern France. Its administrative center is Nice. The population of the region is slightly over 1.0 mln people. The coast of Maritime Alps is known as the French Riviera. The biggest cities of Riviera are Nice and Cannes. The area of the department is 4099 km2.

Cities - Department Alpes-Maritimes

Saint-Laurent-du-Var
Saint-Laurent-du-Var - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Alpes-Marit...

Saint-Martin-du-Var
Saint-Martin-du-Var - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Alpes-Mariti...

Saint-Martin-Vésubie
Saint-Martin-Vesubie - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Alpes-Marit...

Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée
Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinee - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Alpes-Ma...

Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey
Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Alpes-Mar...

Sallagriffon
Sallagriffon - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Alpes-Maritimes, wi...

Saorge
Saorge - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Alpes-Maritimes, wit...

Séranon
Seranon - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Alpes-Maritimes, with an...

Sigale
Sigale - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Alpes-Maritimes, with an ...

Spéracèdes
Speracedes - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Alpes-Maritimes, with...

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In the south the region is washed by the Mediterranean, which causes here mild Mediterranean and marine climate with average temperatures of +23 C in summer and +6 C in winter. The characteristic feature of the local climate is the wind Mistral, which may be very hard and rough.
 
Maritime Alps is the French region, which is incredibly beautiful, fragrant and scent-laden, and also «delicious», thanks to special Provence cuisine. One will never forget the experience of tasting the vegetable ratatouille, full of Provence summer smells and flavors,the exotic fish soup bouillabaisse, the truffle pizza and pistachio cakes for desert. And certainly, famous local red wines and most delicious potions are unforgettable, for instance pastis – anise potion, or white wine with black currants – kir.

To remember the trip to Maritime Alps tourists usually buy French spices, Olive oil, natural oils soap, sun-dried tomatoes, and also lavender honey and lemon marmalade. Maritime Alps is a veritable compact world on the Earth, in which primary nature and ancient culture get on brilliantly with superb modern service and hospitality of local population.

There is no exaggeration to say that anyone, who visits Maritime Alps, finds the occupation to his heart here and enjoys the trip immensely.
 

This is just the place to visit!

Department Alpes-Maritimes Top-10 cities

Nice Nice
Nice is the «capital» of the Cote d’Azur located not far from the border of Italy and France, and...
Saint-Paul de Vence Saint-Paul de Vence
Saint-Paul-de-Vence is a picturesque town of Alpes-Maritimes department which smoothly fits in the...
Cannes Cannes
Cannes is situated on the Mediterranean coast in the south of France, 36 km from Nice and 55 km...
Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat (or simply, Cap Ferrat) is one of the most beautiful towns of the Côte...
Valberg Valberg
Valberg - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte...
Beaulieu-sur-Mer Beaulieu-sur-Mer
A unique place in Provence with a special micro-climate and a thousand-year-old history -...
Sospel Sospel
Sospel - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte...
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin Roquebrune-Cap-Martin
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence —...
Isola 2000 Isola 2000
The small mountain village of Isola was known in France thanks to the emergence of the ski resort...
Biot Biot
It is a typical Provencal village on the top of a hill with houses, piled on top of each other,...


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