Comme en 2022, c’est de Puget-Théniers que s’élancera la Mercan’tour Classic Alpes-Maritimes 2023. L’arrivée sera elle toujours jugée à Valberg après un parcours de 167.9km pour 4200m de dénivelé positif traversant 4 vallées et 19 communes du Mercantour et des Alpes-Maritimes.
departure - puget-théniers
It is from the former sub-prefecture of the Alpes-Maritimes, now the headquarters of the Communauté de Communes Alpes d'Azur, that the 2nd edition of the Mercan'Tour Classic Alpes-Maritimes will start on May 31. Located at the confluence of the Var and Roudoule rivers, Puget-Théniers and its 2,000 inhabitants, a member of the "Small Towns of Tomorrow" network, is one of the most dynamic and forward-looking towns in the Alpes-Maritimes!
Clément Lelièvre - CC Alpes d'Azur
arrival - valberg
Located in the Mercantour massif, just over an hour's drive from Nice and its international airport, Valberg is a village resort very popular with Côte d'Azur residents. Its site, open and sunny, in the heart of an important network of passes, is much more than a winter sports resort: it is also a paradise for cyclists!
Here you will find all the services and activities of a resort with a long history, both modern and family, looking to the future, particularly in its eco-responsible commitment.
For more information, visit the Valberg website
The Mercan'Tour Classic Alpes-Maritimes will keep its DNA as a race for climbers.
Like last year, the Colmiane (1st cat.), Couillole (HC) and Valberg (1st cat.) passes will be on the programme.