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Tourrettes sur Loup

13km North west of Cagnes sur Mer via Vence.

Tourrettes-sur-Loup, a pretty village near Nice

Eglise de Tourrettes sur Loup

14 km from the coast, between Nice and Cannes, Tourrettes sur Loup is a charming medieval village which is really worth a detour. Perched on a rocky outcrop surrounded by superb landscapes where prickly pears grow naturally, the village of Tourrettes sur Loup seems to conquer all beneath it with its tall houses built along its ramparts.

Tourrettes sur Loup est “la cité des violettes”.

Fleurs à Tourrettes sur Loup

It's not called "Violet village"for nothing because for over a century this shy pretty flower has been grown in the village. Even today it's one of the main activities in the village. The flower is honored each year in March with a flower festival, decorated floats and a flower battle.

Village de Tourrettes sur Loup

The best way to discover Tourrettes sur Loup is by calmly wandering around its pretty, narrow streets, its vaulted passage-ways taking in the tastefully restored stone facades, and climbing some of the stepped passages, bordered with pretty flower baskets.

Place à Tourrettes sur Loup

In the "Grand' Rue", the heart of the historic center of the village, more than 30 artists' workshops, galleries and crafts workshops galleries come together. Here they can find the calm and quality of life suitable for the pursuit of their creative talents. You'll find, painting, sculptures, fabrics, jewelery and pottery... etc.

Finally, don't leave the village before visiting the chateau des Villeneuve (XVth cent.) and its superb small square. Today it's both the Town Hall and hosts exhibitions throughout the year.

Tourrettes sur Loup market

The pretty market of Tourrettes sur Loup takes place every Wednesday morning on the Place de la Libération (see our map). It's a great place to stock up on local produce in the beautiful village of Tourrettes. Not to be missed if you're in the area.

Our map of Tourrettes sur Loup (06140)

To find your way around the beautiful village of Tourrettes, you can use our interactive map, which even works on cell phones. We've listed the accommodations we recommend for a great vacation or weekend in Tourrettes.

Our Tourrettes photos

At the bottom of this page, you'll find a slideshow of photos taken by our team in this charming Côte d'Azur town. We hope they will inspire you to discover this pretty village, which is well worth a visit.

What to see

Church Saint Gregoire, XVIth C.
Chateau des Villeneuve with its belfry, XVth and XIth centuries.

Leisure activities

Tennis. Excursions to the "Gorges du Loup".
Cultural Events, Violet fete, local produce fete.
Craft Exhibitions.
Wednesday morning market.

Bed and breakfast

3 spacious suites of 40m2 with kitchen-dining area, living room with sofa bed, private terrace, independent entrance in ground garden. Sea view, quiet garden, heated pool, petanque. 800m from the village (10mn walk).

248€ - 283€

In an idyllic countryside setting, daily and weekly rentals, air-conditioned studios 2pers, duplex 2 pers and apartments 4pers, with kitchen, private terrace, views over the garden and heated pool. Free wifi & parking. Hiking and electric mountain bike rental.

119€ - 240€

Holiday rentals

In an idyllic countryside setting, air-conditioned studios 2pers, duplex 2 pers and apartments 4pers, with private terrace, views over the garden and heated pool. Free wifi and parking. Hiking and electric mountain bike rental.

766€ - 1545€
Tourrettes sur Loup.
Tourrettes sur Loup dans les Alpes Maritimes.
Ruelle à Tourrettes sur Loup.
église de Tourrettes sur Loup.
Village de Tourrettes sur Loup.


Vence (5 km), Saint Paul de Vence (8 km) and Le Bar sur Loup (10 km).

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