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The departement of the Alpes Maritimes - Pop.: 120 h.

40 km. north of Nice by route RN202, then route D2205.
Bairols, the village

Situated 40km. from Nice, Bairols is built in a circle on the slopes of the Tinee at 850 m. altitude.

Over the past twenty years the mayor of the village has worked to renovate this ancient fief of Queen Jeanne.

Bairols, houses

This fabulous undertaking has resulted in total metamorphosis.

Bairols has once again found its seigniorial aura with its stone facades, medieval arcades, shady streets and its paved public square.

Bairols, tiny street

The exterior of the village melts into the landscape and the 1400 ha. surrounding park.

What to see:

Ste. Marguerite Church, patron saint of Bairols.
Castle ruins.
Chapels St. Roch and St. Antoine.

Leisure activities:

Hiking. Fishing.
"Operation Chevalets": painting exhibition.


Inn (old oil and flour mill), with regional specialities. Gites.

Neighbouring towns and villages:

Clans (13km), La Tour (20km), Villars sur Var (20km).

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Alpes Maritimes
Villages in the Alpes Maritimes (169)

Bairols, house

Bairols, vaulted passage wey

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