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La Penne

The departement of the Alpes Maritimes - Pop.: 180 h.

75 Km North West of Nice, on the RN 202 after Puget-Théniers.
La Penne, the village

Built on the slopes of a mountain ridge, La Penne is a small village of tall houses wisely grouped around each other.

Wonderful views can be seen over the Val du Chanan, between the Var and Esteron valleys.

La Penne, bell-tower

Vast verdant pasture land flows down from the village turning into forests and copses much lower down the slopess.

Take a detour to the hamlet of Besseuges where the landscapes are truly magnificent.

There's also some roman and ligurian remains and La Penne is a paradise for amateur geologists.

What to see:

Parish Church XIIIth C .
Chapel XIth C.

Leisure activities:

Walking & Hiking.
Art Exhibitions.


Holiday rentals. Gites.

Neighbouring towns and villages:

Puget-Théniers (10km).

Provence and French Riviera
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