Buy a chalet in Auron
A preserved environment for your Auron Chalet
In the Alpes-Maritimes, less than 2 hours by car from the coast, is the commune of Saint-Etienne-de-Tinée, which is home to the winter sports resort of Auron. This charming little mountain village was once a granary. Situated in the heart of the Mercantour massif, its geographical situation is ideal for nature lovers: the Mediterranean is nearby, the village itself is in the middle of the mountains, and the Mercantour National Park is almost knocking at the doors of the commune.
In the middle of the fir trees, from your chalet in Auron, you can enjoy nature as much as the chapels. Saint-Etienne-de-Tinée has indeed an important religious heritage.
The ski resort of Auron
However, the village is especially famous for its ski resort, Auron. Indeed, in the winter, the peaceful little town is bustling with activity. Fans of skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing etc. flock to make the most of the 135 km of slopes that stretch over four ski areas. In a marvellous setting, young and old, beginners and experienced skiers can enjoy 42 slopes for all levels. No need to get bored. Even those who don't have a taste for snow sports can find something to suit them and set out to conquer the 50 km of hiking trails or snowshoe trails. The village of Saint-Etienne-de-Tinée is directly linked to the resort by the Pinatelle cable car. So there is no need to get stuck in traffic jams to access the slopes, which are accessible on skis from your Auron chalet. In winter, the local economy is running at full speed, but the ideal geographical location of the village means that even in summer it does not lose any of its appeal.
A real estate investment in Auron
Investing in a property, such as a chalet, in Saint-Etienne-de-Tinée is therefore quite advantageous. If you intend to rent, it is very easy in winter, because tourists are numerous. The purchase of a chalet in Auron will therefore be quickly amortized and profitable. To live there, the predominant Italian architecture is very attractive. Nature lovers looking for a breath of fresh mountain air are not mistaken, summer and winter alike, the resort of Auron is an ideal destination for a holiday or year-round living.
To find out more: Auron's official website