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France
Tourrettes-sur-Loup

A 14 km de la Côte-d’Azur, dans l’arrière-pays entre Cannes et Nice, le charmant village médiéval de Tourrettes-sur-Loup vaut vraiment une visite. Perché sur un éperon rocheux au milieu d’une superbe et généreuse végétation, Tourrettes-sur-Loup demeure imperturbable avec ses hautes maisons posées en remparts.

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On l’appelle "Cité des Violettes" car ici on cultive cette petite fleur depuis presque un siècle. C’est aujourd’hui encore une des principales activités du village. Chaque année en mois de mars une fête est organisée en son honneur avec corsos fleuris et batailles de fleurs.

Tourrettes-sur-Loup est un village médiéval fortifié. Il se découvre en flânant tranquillement dans ses jolies petites ruelles, ses passages voûtés, ses vielles façades de pierres restaurées avec goût, ses escaliers bordés de fleurs etc. Garez votre voiture en dehors du village, à l’intérieur il est presque impossible de trouver une place de parking.

Au cœur du vieux village vous trouverez la "Grand’ Rue", en forme de fer à cheval, avec ses galeries d’art et boutiques d’artisanat. Plusieurs artistes vivent dans le village. Ici ils trouvent le calme et l’inspiration dont ils ont besoin. Vous pourrez donc y admirer peintures, sculptures, tissages, bijoux, poteries.. Le "château des Villeneuves" du 15ème siècle abrite aujourd’hui la mairie et de nombreuses expositions tout au long de l’année.

A la périphérie du village vous trouverez le petit musée, "Notre-Dame-des-Fleurs", aussi appelé le "Château des Arômes". Il a été construit au 19ème siècle par un fabricant de parfum de Grasse. Avant cela il y avait un monastère bénédictin ici. Les cellules des moines et une chapelle existent encore. Le musée propose aussi un restaurant avec une cuisine exquise.

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Actvités en/à Tourrettes-sur-Loup
  • Several restaurants in town.
  • Market every wednesday (Mercredi).
  • Tennis
  • Excursions to Gorges du Loup.
  • Cultural events.
  • Violet festival.
  • Exhibitions of handicraft.
  • Golf – There are lots of golf courses in the department of Alpes Maritimes. Most of the courses can be found on the French golf union’s website. Unfortunately the website is in French. Seek under Guide de golfs and then under the region Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur: http://www.ffgolf.org/#
  • Ski resorts within easy travelling distance: www.skifrance.fr/default-a.htm. The nearest ski resort, Andon, is only 42 km north west of Tourrettes-sur-Loup. Here, you will find 3 km of ski pistes with 22 pistes and 8 lifts
Sites à visiter en/à Tourrettes-sur-Loup
  • Château des Arômes outside the village.
  • Château des Villeneuves.
  • Eglise St. Grégoire: Church from the 16th century.