Sports activities


Between the coastel paths, the middle country and the high mountains, the natural heritage of the valleys are characterized by the presence of very different environments, a few kilometers are enough to pass from the Mediterranean world of the olive tree to the alpine universe of the edelweiss.

Hiking with more than 300 km of trails maintained and marked can satisfy the most demanding, do not hesitate to inquire at the reception for more details.

hiking guides in french


Canyoning and other white water sports

The Alpes Maritimes are a world-class destination for canyoning, in Sospel the Bévéra Valley encloses some pretty headwater reaches, small water falls, basins, and natural toboggans give the most unexpected and wild landscapes that will enchant lovers of canyoning.
The most experienced ones will not hesitate to cross the Col de Brouis for the canyons of the Roya Valley.
Different guide offices will accompany you in aquatic adventures of white water sports "kayak, hydro speed, rafting ..."

Whitewater sports guides with Mat & Eau
Whitewater sports guides with Roya Evasion

Water activities at the sea

Throughout the season, the Mediterranean, so often bright and sunny is a real treat.
Come and enjoy this exceptional coastline to recharge your batteries, with family or friends. Sailing, surfing, paddle, jet-skiing, sea fishing, snorkeling, there are many ideas of activity here.
Whether you're an expert diver or just a beginner, get ready for your diver adventure, from the tip of the Mortola in Italy to Monaco, the Menton coastline offers more than 30 dive spots (wrecks, drop-offs, shallows...) and will make you discover a fabulous world, abundant in fish and marine life.

Diving center Palm Beach
Jet ski and boat rental service
Watersport club
Sea trips



The 5 mountain passes of different categories that encircle Sospel allows you to make cycle loops and to to satisfy the requirement of cyclists of all levels.
The topography of the surroundings and the steep landscapes will offer you exceptional views.

The Turini bends
Ride in Roya and Bevera
From the sea to the forts
Cycling routes map

Equestrian Center at the Col de Brouis

In an idyllic setting, between sea and mountains, the equestrian center "Les écuries de la Roya" offers all year round courses, poney riding and horseback riding.
Situated in Breil-sur-Roya at the Col de Brouis, and from june till september in Castérino, the Valley of Wonders, in the heart of the Mercantour Park.

Les Écuries de la Roya : +33 7 87 67 39 81 – julia.bonnet@wanadoo.fr

Les Ecuries de la Roya


Rock climbing, via feratta and adventure course

For thrill seekers, try around Sospel area the adventure courses, or the different via ferrata's (it's rock climbing permanently rigged with rungs and cables making it safer and more accessible for non climbers), perfectly stowed in the heart of breathtaking landscapes, or the tops of large trees, the feeling of amazing sensations.
For rock climbing you will find in Sospel the climbing site Baou de la Nieya, a limestone cliff that can accommodate all levels from beginner to expert. Some shady paths, very pleasant in summer. Exhibitions south, southeast, 40 routes from 4 to 7, more rock climbing areas in Castillon, Tende, Gorbio , La Turbie or Peillon.

Topo Baus de la Niéya in Sospel
Via ferrata guide
Adventure course at Peira Cava
Adventure course at Accro des Merveilles
Rock climbing guide


The site of Sospel has no longer his reputation to do, you will evolve in the footsteps of the greatest French champions of Enduro MTB and DH, kilometers of dry and exposed rocky trails through shrub-covered ground and lush wooded areas, flat out downhill tracks, undulating Enduro sections, and beastly cross country trails the most beautiful spots of Free-Ride and Enduro sector in its surroundings.

Mountain bike trails



The various valleys of Bévéra, Roya and Vésubie, as well as their tributaries offers a unique and varied range of courses for the practice of fly fishing, spinner fishing and float fishing.
Discover beautiful landscapes, from the small valley in the woods to the lakes and streams...
A fishing license is required !

Fishing guide


Sospel, has several take offs, nestled at the confluence of three valleys at the fringe of the Mercantour National Park, the site of Sospel has the distinction of allowing flights throughout the year offering a consistent updraft. The flying zone is indeed protected by a mountainous cirque whose summits reach more than 1000m where you will discover a beautiful landscapes.

Paragliding club of Sospel
Flying sites in Sospel
Flying sites in Roquebrune Cap Martin