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The departement of the Alpes Maritimes - Pop.: 120 h.

From the A8 motorway, take the St Isidore exit and then the RN 202 and the D 2205
up the Tinée valley or the D2565 up the Vésubie valley.
Rimplas - Le village

Rimplas is a charming small hilltop village set on a mountain spike looking over the Tinee valley and the Bramafon valley.

From the village there is a 360° panorama to the sea, the mountains and the Mercantour National Park, a view which will take your breath away.

Rimplas - Chapelle

Pleasurable walks are to be had down the pretty paved streets, borders with flowers and Mediterranean plants.

You'll pass under vaulted passage ways dating back to the Middle Ages and can take advantage of the numerous fountains for a cool drink of water.

Rimplas, bell-tower

Apparently the quality of the Rimplas water rivals that of the most famous bottled mineral waters.

The Rimplas church (1713), has an very beautiful facade and its stone built bell tower is the oldest in the departement.

What to see:

Rimplas Church (1713) and bell tower.
Chapels la Madeleine and St Roch
Rimplas Fort built in 1930.

Leisure activities:

Walking & Hiking.
Bread and food Fete in May
Fete St Roch, 11th and 12th August.


Holiday rentals. Gites.

Neighbouring towns and villages:

Valdeblore (4km), St Sauveur de Tinée (13km), Saint Martin Vésubie (19km).

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Alpes Maritimes
Villages in the Alpes Maritimes (169)

Rimplas, the village

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Rimplas, church

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