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Massoins

 
The departement of the Alpes Maritimes - Pop.: 130 h.

45 Km from Nice. Take the RN 202, in the direction of Digne.
Massoins, the village

Massoins is a charming little medieval hill top village, perched on its rocky outcrop overlooking the Var valley.


Surrounded by beautiful green verdant landscapes, Massoins is a pleasant village to visit with its beautiful paved streets.

Massoins, landscape

Its stone built houses have ben restored with a lot of care and attention are are superb.

Some of the ochre facades, faded by the sun give a provencal feel to the village. This impression is reinforced by the vegetation and planting around the squares and down its streets.

There are a few fountains to refresh your walk and a pleasant caf├ę can be found in front of the oil mill where you can replenish your forces.


What to see:

XVIIth Cent. Church.
Ruins of the chateau de la Salette.
Fountains, village gateway, oil and flour mills.



Leisure activities:

Hiking.
Oil mill museum
.



Accommodation:

Holiday rentals - Gites.



Neighbouring towns and villages:

Tournefort (4km), Villars sur Var (5km).






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