A marmot spotted at Mercantour National Park (French Alps) near the hamlet of Roubion last fall. The first image below was published in the December 2014 issue of BBC Wildlife Magazine.
A friendly, photogenic marmot taking the pose at Mercantour National Park. This photograph was published in the December 2014 issue of BBC Wildlife Magazine. Credit: Yalakom
Location: Vignols, France
A view of Roubion, a traditional alpine village high perched on the edge of a sheer cliff in the French Alps. Together with the remarkable nature surrounding it, this lovely hamlet situated on the buffer zone of the Mercantour National Park is a must-see. To learn more about this original travel destination, you can read: A first-time exploration of the Mercantour from the town of Roubion.
View from the end of the road leading to Roubion / Credit: Yalakom
Location: Roubion, France