The canyon of Barbaira is certainly one of the most beautiful canyon of the area.

It is not on the french riviera but just at the italian border close to the city of Vintimille. The name of the closest village is Rocchetta Nervina (Close to Dolce Aqua).
Only 45 mins drive from Nice, you’ll be amazing by the differences between Italian DolceVita and French Riviera.

Barbaira canyon has turquoise blue water like nowhere else, jumps, slides and abseiling. All you need, all you want for a canyoneering experience.

It’s a full day tour. 45 mins to walk up the canyon and a little bit more than 3 hours to get back down to the car.

For more informations about canyoning on the Alpes Maritimes, I suggest you to look at the leaflet Randoxygènes written by the Conseil Général des Alpes Maritimes (in french only) :
Randoxygene website for canyoning in the French Alps Maritimes

If you want to have a longer Italian experience you can plan to eat in one of the restaurants which are close to the car park.

See here the restaurants of Rocchetta Nervina on Tripadvisor.

80€ each

Canyon Barbaira - Rocchetta Nervina
Canyoning Barbaira - Italy - French Riviera
Slide in canyoning Barbaira - Italy
Bridge canyon Barbaira - Rocchetta Nervina
Canyon Barbaira - Rocchetta Nervina
Rappelling canyon Barbaira - Rocchetta Nervina

Any advise, let's go !!! - +33 6 75 24 93 40

Google Map canyoning Lesgeckos - Barbaira

GPS Beausoleil:
Latitude : 43.753375
Longitude : 7.419725
Google Map

GPS Rocchetta Nervina:
Latitude : 43.889964
Longitude : 7.599657
Google Map

From Nice - South

We’ll meet at the rest area of Beausoleil on the A8 highway. It’s easy to find and you can get a coffee there…

Directly in Rocchetta Nervina

If you’re closer to this village we can meet directly in  Rocchetta Nervina, on the highest car park (at the end of the road).


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