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La Tour sur Tinée

The departement of the Alpes Maritimes - Pop.: 350 h.

49 Km from Nice, take the N202 then the D2205 and the D32.
La Tour sur Tinee, house

La Tour sur Tinée is a hill top village overlooking the River Tinée valley listed as an Historical Monument.

Although it is a mountain village (highest point being 1.151m altitude) La Tour sur Tinée has more the appearance of a provencal village.

La Tour sur Tinee, passageway

In its stone paved squares, around the fountains, planting and welcoming benches, take in the sun or join in the conversations with the elders of the village.

Stroll down the narrow, well maintained paved streets and you'll pass by ancient houses, arcades, engraved doorways and lintels set above beautiful and mysterious doorways.

La Tour sur Tinee, house

Equally, take time to admire the picturesque "trompe l'oeil" facades of the Town Hall and the "maison Blanqui".

La Tour sur Tinee, chapel

Finally the Tour sur Tinée hosts the oldest oil mill in the departement.

See the large wheel which has been restored and maintained with loving care... Well worth a visit

What to see:

XVIth C.St Martin Church .
XVth C. "Maison des Templiers".
The Penitents blancs Chapel with its coloured facade.

Leisure activities:

Hiking (GR510).
Tennis. Fishing. Sports area.


Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals. Gites.

Neighbouring towns and villages:

Clans (18km), Bairols (19km), Utelle (20km).

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Alpes Maritimes
Villages in the Alpes Maritimes (169)

La Tour sur Tinee village

La Tour sur Tinee, church

La Tour sur Tinee main square

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