The hinterland of Nice

Beyond the Côte d'Azur, crowded with tourists, luxury cars and casinos, there are many hidden treasures of landscapes and villages in the hinterland, untouched by the hustle and bustle. Motorcycling is one of the best ways to discover this region, covering about 240 km (6 hours) with a short stop in Italy.

There are 4 tourist stops on this route. You are free to stay for a few minutes or a few hours.

  1. Cremat Castle(*)
  2. Roquebrune Cap Martin
  3. Saorge
  4. Coaraze

(*) Please check the opening hours and booking possibilities.

1. Cremat Castle: a bastide as beautiful as it is original, built in 1906 on the underground galleries of an ancient Roman building used at the time for oil and wine

2. Roquebrune Cap Martin: dominating the medieval village, a visit to the castle allows you to wander through the narrow streets full of character, sometimes carved out of the rock

3. Saorge: ancient fortress clinging to the side of the mountain which forms an amphitheatre above the Roya gorges

4. Coaraze: cobbled and sloping streets, vaulted passages, stone houses or houses plastered in blue, yellow or pink, in the Italian style, and flowered squares have attracted many artists and personalities

GPS track