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The departement of the Alpes Maritimes - Pop.: 300 h.

15km north of Menton, via the D2566.
Castillon, landscape

Castillon is a small village situated on the Italian border north of de Menton.

The history of Castillon was very turbulent between the 12th century and 1951: destroyed by two wars and an earthquake, the village was entirely rebuilt each time.

Castillon is consequently a modern village and you will discover recent constructions on the hill-sides.

Castillon, sculpture

Castillon today supports an extensive art industry thanks to "Les Arcades du Serre" which groups artists of all descriptions including painters, stained-glass window makers, sculptors... etc.

You can admire their works thoughout the year but especially during summer when the "rencontres d'artistes verriers contemporains" is held.

What to see:

Ruins of the original village.
20th century parish church.

Leisure activities:

Hiking, (route GR52).
Art exhibitions.


Holiday rentals.

Neighbouring towns and villages:

Sospel (10km), Castellar (8km).

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