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Gilette

 
The departement of the Alpes Maritimes - Pop.: 1,400 h.

35 km from Nice on the N202 and then the D17.
Gilette, landscape

Gilette is a village which spreads along a rocky spur overlooking the the River Var and Esteron Valleys.

Dominated by the ruins of the ancient castle, the village offers wonderful views over the surrounding natural landscapese.

Gilette, fountain


The village is full of character thanks to its narrow stepped streets, vaulted passageways and pleasant little squares.

Take time to admire the beautiful lintels, old fountains and the carefully restored houses.



What to see:

Saint Pierre de l'assomption Church XVIIth century.
Saint Pancrace Chapel.



Leisure activities:

Tennis. Sports area. Boules.
Saints' Fairs 12th May and 15 August.



Accommodation:

Holiday rentals - Gites.
Campsite.



Neighbouring towns and villages:

Revest les Roches (6km), Bonson (6km), St Martin du Var (10km).


Gilette, vaulted passageway





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