L' Estive gîte d'étape GR52     06440 Turini par l'Escarène      04 93 91 57 58     info@estive-mercantour.fr

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  L' Estive is a moutain inn (1750 m / 5775 feet) both hotel restaurant 
and lodge for nature and
 quietness lovers

Located 1,5 km above the mythical pass of Turini, on the panoramic road of the Authion Tour (altitude 2000 m), and stage on the famous path GR52 who gives access to the Valley of the Marvels (Vallée des Merveilles).

Flora and fauna observers, trekkers (paths GR5, GR52, GTA, Authion loop), walkers in the national park of Mercantour, and all who completely want to take advantage of the beauty of the Camp d'Argent (Silver Camp), the gate of valley of the Marvels, can find hosting, catering, and a fantastic view from the ideally south oriented panoramic terrace. 

Parking lot in front of the inn
restaurant capacity
: 60 places
: 45 places


Having lunch in   L' Estive . . . 

From terrace or in véranda,
for a meal or a drink
      you will benefit from the plunging sight towards the valley

In good weather we see the Mediteranean sea

An evening in  L' Estive . . .

On site : library, newspapers, games, publications on flora and fauna, IGN maps, guides, topo guide maps, Mercantour Park documentation, Vallée of the Marvels ...

Sleeping in L' Estive . . .

The hostel has rooms with sanitary (toilets, washbasin, shower), single or double bed for 2, 3, 4 ou 5 persons,

and also small dormitories with 4, 5 and 8 bank beds, with toilets and shower in the corridor.

It is recommended that you have slippers.

L' Estive is located on the outskirts of Mercantour park, dogs are therefore not accepted.


Camp d'Argent is also a small ski station
in winter

Starting from L' Estive, track ski, surf, raquettes or cross country.

Equipment for renting at l' Estive

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L' Estive gîte d'étape GR52
06440 Turini par l'Escarène
04 93 91 57 58