North of Nice (A8 junction : Nice-Est) by the D2204 and then the D815 via r Contes.
Or by the D 815 from Levens (7km).
Chateauneuf Villevieille is a small village clinging to the slopes of Ferion mountain range at 22 km north of Nice.
You can visit the vast ruins of the former medieval village of Chateauneuf, which have now become overgrown with vegetation, but they are still accessible.
Discover the underground passage ways, the towers with dungeons, the guard rooms, cisterns, dykes and passages which often lead to caves.
This is an impressive, wild and mysterious site surrounded by magnificent landscapes. It gives off a special atmosphere which will provoke the most fertile imaginations and as the day grows to an end, frighten those of a sensible disposition!..
The current village of Chateauneuf Villevieille is a pleasant calm place surrounded by beautiful countryside and 300 hectares of forests where beautiful walks are possible.
At the same time the coast and the sea are only 30 minutes away...!
What to see:
Church, Ste Marie de Villevieille (XIth and XVIth C).
Ruins of the former village of Chateauneuf. Chapel Ste Joseph.
Chateau de Remaurian with Chapel and oil mill.