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Tourrette Levens

 
The departement of the Alpes Maritimes - Pop.: 4.500 h.

15 km north of Nice on the D19.
Tourrette Levens, le village

Tourrette Levens is a village surrounded by hills located in extremely beautiful mountainous countryside in the Nice hinterland.

The medieval village was abandoned in the middle of the 19th century and today is in ruins, looking over the present day village of Tourrette Levens.

Tourrette Levens, the castle

Recent buildings are spread amongst the different neighborhoods of the commune: Revel, La Condamine, Camp Soubran, Le Plan d'Arriou and Les Moulins.

It makes for a green environment with houses dotted here and there, whereas in the village itself beautiful older houses are grouped around small squares and narrow streets, full of charm.

Tourrette Levens, tower



Don't leave Tourrette Levens without visiting the restored Castle which today hosts a butterfly museum (unique in the area) as well as a cultural center.which organizes many interesting cultural events.





What to see:

Church, Notre Dame de l'Assomption 18th century.
Church, St Sauveur 13th and 14th century.
Restored Castle and butterfly museum).



Leisure activities:

Walking & Hiking (GR 51).
Tennis. Sports' area.



Accommodation:

Holiday rentals.



Neighbouring towns and villages:

Aspremont (6km), Falicon (8km), Levens (10km).







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Tourrette Levens, the village


Tourrette Levens, church

Tourrette Levens, fountain
 
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