Property for sale at Tourrettes Sur Loup - Alpes Maritimes - Côte d'Azur - France - French Riviera
French Riviera, TOURRETTES SUR LOUP for sale by the owner: property with villa, guesthouse, office, pool, private 5 holes golf and tennis court on 1.27Ha landscaped gardens.
Pictures of Tourrettes Sur Loup [click to enlarge ]
Tourrettes-sur-Loupis a beautiful medieval village situated on a hilltop overlooking the blue Mediterranean Sea and its adjacent promontories.
Built as a refuge over 1200 years ago against the invasions of the Saracens it became in the 20th century a place renowned for attracting artists of all persuasions: poets, painters, musicians, sculptors, film directors and movie stars. Among these were Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Lelouche (of 'A Man and a Woman' fame), and Jacques Prévert.
Today its narrow pedestrian streets contain a wealth of artistic shops. There are art galleries, textile weavers, ceramic potteries and original jewellers. Outstanding restaurants nestle in its alleyways.
Tourrettes sur loup , department: Alpes-MaritimesThe department is surrounded by the French departments of Var, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the principality of Monaco, Italy on the east, and the Mediterranean on the south.
Alpes-Maritimes includes the famous French Riviera coastline on the Mediterranean Sea with the important towns and cities of Cannes, Nice, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, and Antibes.
Alpes-Maritimes, Department number: 06 Region: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Prefecture: Nice Subprefectures: Grasse Arrondissements: 2 Cantons: 52 Communes: 163
Tourist Trips from Tourrettes sur Loup
From the France Residence property you can discover medieval villages of St. Paul de Vence, famed for its art galleries and shops, Grasse the perfume capital of France and Gourdon with its 'eagles nest' views of the coast and Corsica - all are within just a short drive. Close by is the entrance to the famous and spectacular Gorges du Loup with its towering cliffs and glistening waterfalls.
Just a 45 minutes drive into the mountains is the local ski resort of Greolieres or on half an hour you will find on the coast the beaches of Antibes, Nice or Cannes where Alpes Maritimes touch the blue Mediterranean Sea. Only a little further along the coast you'll find Monaco, the Italian border and Ventimiglia Italian market are all within easy reach.
Or why not head west and enjoy a day trip to St. Tropez. In picturesque medieval Tourrettes sur Loup you can wander the old streets, explore artists workshops, watch a game of boules in the square, eat lunch at a local cafe bar or in the evening enjoy dinner at one of Tourrettes delightful restaurants.
- à 3 mn du centre de Tourrettes
- à 5 mn du centre de Vence
- à 10 mn de Saint Paul-de-Vence
- à 20 mn du bord de mer
- à 20 mn de l'aéroport de Nice
- à 30 mn du centre de Nice
- à 30 mn du centre de Cannes
- à 45 mn de Monte Carlo
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