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Medieval Walled Village

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Address: Tourettes-sur-Loup, Tourrettes-sur-Loup, France
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The most beautiful village in the Riviera

We spent 3 nights in Tourettes-sur-Loup, and it was definitely our favorite stop in Provence. The walled village, perched on a precipitous cliff, plunging down to the river Loup... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2016
Princeton, New Jersey
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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We spent 3 nights in Tourettes-sur-Loup, and it was definitely our favorite stop in Provence. The walled village, perched on a precipitous cliff, plunging down to the river Loup, was a maze of narrow streets and charming shops and restaurants. It wasn't touristy, like many of the other medieval villages we stopped in during our trip. A town you must... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

If you have a couple of days in Nice or alone the Cote de Rhone you ought to take a tour that visits some of the beautiful mountain towns. Many people go to St. Paul de Vence,....it is the most touristy, has the most art galleries, and is served by a municipal bus from Nice. If you have a car,... More 

Thank Gatorgolfer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We visited Tourettes-sur-Loup in early September 2015 while staying at a nearby B&B. We enjoyed a nice meal at The Medieval restaurant, and walked around the town and browsed the shops. The day we visited, there was an art fair in the plaza in front of the town that we enjoyed a great deal. This is a quintessential hillside town... More 

Thank E-Broockman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Make sure you get behind the wall that appears to exist behind the car park at front. excellent restaurants but make sure you make a booking and don't just trust to your luck that a table will be available.

Thank Mervyn M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Tourettes-sur-Loup is one of the medieval villages I've been visiting (with guests) over the 12 years I've lived in the region. Unlike some other medieval villages like St Paul de Vence and Mougins, it retains much of it's originality and authenticity. Perched precariously on the cliff edge, Tourettes is not overrun with tourists to the same extent as St Paul/Mougins... More 

Thank Karl M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

This beautiful little village is still rather quite and unspoiled but easy to reach from the Vence area. It is populated by many artists and there are spectacular views. It is a spot that we have returned to many times and are always charmed by the people and the atmosphere. It is truly a living village rather than simply a... More 

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Mattawan, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I am very biased when it comes to this village. Have been coming here since the 1980's and am currently co-owner of small studio apartment in the oldest part of the village. So much charm, so much history, so many artisanal shops and such a wonderful selection of places to eat and to stay. A surprising amount of English-speaking people... More 

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Manresa, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Medieval Walled Village is the old town of Tourettes-sur-Loup. It is litlle and beautiful, and it is very well conservated. In the medieval village you can walk, relax, buy souvenirs and have a drink. It is perfect to walk in the streets and see the old buildings. It is perfect to do in a evening/morning: Gourdon, Gorges du Loup and... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Don't miss this! We stayed close by & ended up exploring on a day when the pottery market was being held. It was really busy & plenty of atmosphere. The views for the walls are fabulous.

Thank HelenA1066
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

A more authentic version of St Paul this village has a hilltop climate - so take a pullover when you dine outside on a sunny September evening . I love the tall pine trees on the village square and once bought an olive wood salad bowl from one of the little artisan shops which give Tourettes its charm.

Thank Patrick M

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