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Retrouvance Stay

Want to disconnect?  Pack your backpack for a 6 day and 5 night stay in the heart of the Haut Verdon mountains and the Mercantour National Park. On the programme: hiking, fresh air, calm and letting go.

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  Accompanied itinerant hike

   6 days / 5 nights from 20 June to 17 September

  720 € / adult full board

From 14 years old

  From 500 to 970 metres depending on the stage

Take it easy, we’ll take care of everything

Embark on the Retrouvance Adventure for a 100% natural holiday, full of common sense. Follow the guide who will take you off the beaten track, far from the busy mountains.

Choose a relaxing and disconnected option (the phone doesn’t work!) in one of the most beautiful natural sites in France: the Mercantour National Park. You don’t need to travel across the planet to live a unique experience. And don’t be surprised if you come across wildlife along the way.

Thanks to our all-inclusive, full-board formula, the accompaniment and logistics are taken care of. So relax, your only concern is to enjoy your Retrouvance experience!



Did you know?

Take everything you want with you, luggage transport is included at every stage.

In a journey it is not the destination that counts but always the path taken, and especially the detours.



Philippe Pollet-Villard, french director, screenwriter, writer and actor.

3 good reasons for booking

A stayConvivial and authentic!

Accommodation in traditional and comfortable forest gîtes located in the heart of nature. And recipes with alpine and Provencal influences, for a 100% local cuisine.

Support By qualified professionals !

A safe trip with the service of a certified mountain leader, passionate and exciting as well as a logistician throughout the trip.

DiscoveringPreserved natural sites

The Mercantour National Park is one of the most famous in France, for the beauty of its landscapes and its biodiversity. And the prestigious Lac d’Allos, classified as the largest altitude lake in Europe.

Further information

In July 
From 11 to 16 July 2022
From 18 to 23 July 2022
From 25 July to 30 July 2022

In August
From 1 to 06 August 2022
From 08 to 13 August 2022
From 15 to 20 August 2022
From 22 to 27 August 2022

In September
From 05 to 10 September 2022
From 12 to 17 September 2022

The price includes :

Accommodation including bed linen and meals as described, drinks (hot, cold, aperitif, wine), supervision, transport of luggage, transfers necessary for the normal course of the hike, the journey on the train des Pignes from Thorame-Haute to the stopover in Peyresq.


The price does not include :

personal expenses, insurance, transport to and from the meeting point.


Meeting point : Thorame station.

Please note that from Digne-les-Bains to Thorame station, the Chemins de fer de Provence train is replaced by a bus for an undetermined period of time.

Free parking at Thorame station for your vehicle. Travel by train to Peyresc station and then itinerary on foot.


The Mercantour National Park is a protected area, so be sure to respect its regulations. 



    Standard hiking gear is sufficient, see the full list.

    Live experience Retrouvance!