The Animal Reserve of the Monts d’Azur is close to Nice, to Cannes (50km/31miles) and to Grasse (30km/19miles). It is a Reserve where ancestral and amazing species from the European fauna are living freely together : European bison, deer, wild boar, Przewalski horse, roe, chamois, eagle, griffon vulture, … and more.
Which means, several hundred species, all families combined. A large part of them, still remains very discrete,live within the 700 hectares (about 1,730 acres) of the Reservation offering a multitude of habitats to hide from the visitors eyes !
Inside the Animal Reserve, humans are just guests who witness, in any season, the usual life of the European fauna and the role it plays in the dynamics of ecosystems. You will witness complex natural phenomena that arouse the curiosity of the visitor and encourage respect for nature.
The Monts d’Azur Biological Reserve is also a mosaic of surprising and fascinating environments: rocky cliffs of pic de l’Aigle at 1700 m altitude(5578 feet high), natural meadows, remarkable woodlands …