Half-way between the towns of Nice and Menton, on the eastern end of the Cote d'Azur (French Riviera), near to the Italian border. A locality renowned for its exceptional climate and relaxed lifesyle. Easy to get to by plane or by car.
Everything for your holiday is close at hand
In the village centre (350m) ; small supermarket, fruit and vegetable shop, bakeries, pharmacy, newsagent, regional specialities, 9 restaurants* and several bars.
Larger supermarket ; Monaco 9km. Hypermarket and shopping arcade ; Menton 12km, et Nice 16km.
* The restaurant "Le Café de la Fontaine" was voted 3rd best bistrot in France in 2019 by laliste.com.
Mala 8km (15 minutes), Larvotto 10km (20 minutes), Cabbé 11km (20 minutes), Eze 12km (20 minutes).
Visits et activities
Places to visit ; hill-top villages, historic towns, monuments and museums, botanical gardens.
Magnificent walks and hiking in the surrounding hills and along the Mediterranean coast.
Excursions ; into the Var/ Provence region (St Paul de Vence, Grasse...), into Italy (Sanremo, Gênes...) and into the alpine valleys (Saorge, Breil-sur Roya...).
Activities ; golf, diving, hang-gliding, jet-skis, casinos, ski slopes from 1 hour (depending on the season).
The Monaco Grand Prix (end of May), the Nice carnaval (February), the Menton Lemon Festival (February - March ), The Monaco Yatcht Festival (September).
The village of La Turbie (Tourist Office site)
Ventimiglia (Italy) 25km
2½ km from the A8 / E74 motorway, exit N° 57.
27km from Nice airport, by the A8 / E75 motorway. Low-cost air links from most European cities. ideal for a fly-drive holiday.
8 km from the train station at Monaco. On the direct line Bordeaux - Ventimiglia.