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Moulinet

 
The departement of the Alpes Maritimes - Pop.: 250 h.

50 km north of Nice by the D2204 to Sospel and then on the D2566.
Moulinet, the village



Situated at 800 meters altitude encircled by mountains Moulinet is built on a small plateau cut by two rivers the Bevera and the valley of the Peira-Cava.


Moulinet, tiny street

Thanks to the rivers and waterfalls the vegetation is rich and varied making Moulinet a verdant oasis set within chestnut, oak, beech and larch woodland.


You can even see sheep, goats and rare for the South of France, even cows, grazing in the fields!!

Moulinet, bell-tower

The picturesque village with its steeply sloping stepped streets, vaulted passageways, washing places and tall ancient houses nestling up to each other is well worth the visit and very typical of the area.

In the surrounding area take the sign posted paths and discover the superb environment of the Mercantour National Park. In winter you can ski at Turini-Camp d'Argent.


What to see:

St Bernard's Church.
Menour Sanctuary.
Ste Catherine's Chapel.



Leisure activities:

Alpine Skiing at Turini-Camp d'Argent.
Tennis.
Mountain Biking. Fishing.
Walking & Hiking in the Mercantour (Turini forest and the Authion).



Accommodation:

Moulinet : 1 Hotel-restaurant. 1 Hotel.
1 Camping. Rural Gites and overnight gite (walkers).
Turini : 4 hotel-restaurants.
Camp-d'Argent : 2 hotel-restaurants.



Neighbouring towns and villages:

Sospel (12km), La Bollène Vésubie (24km).






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Moulinet, chapel


Moulinet, inside the chapel



 
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