Listed in Sanctuaries
- Thorenc, 06750 Andon, Frankrijk
A 700 hectare sanctuary for European Wildlife.
The Monts d’Azur Biological Reserve is a mosaic of open spaces (rocky cliffs, scree slopes and meadows) and outstanding woodland (pubescent oaks, beech, rowan).
Once a hunting reserve, it now is home to a wide variety of fauna including: chamois, red deer, roe deer, golden eagles, black woodpeckers and black grouse.
More than 500 species can be found, of which 20 are protected under international agreements.
The Reserve is in the commune of Thorenc, a 40 minute drive from Grasse and just over an hour from Draguignan and Nice.