Walking in the high ground of the pays de Grasse

The old Loup bridge
The old Loup bridge, set a little way back off the road between Cipières and Gréolières, was on the old road that connected the two villages that is now a walking path. This humpback bridge dates from seventeen sixty-three, as the inscription on the...
The royal road
From the Roche Coupée, you can see a winding road with a stone wall below the church of Saint-Martin. The road has had various names including the royal way going to Castellane, royal road and royal road from Antibes to Sisteron, and is the remains...
Chemin de Cipières
Take the winding path up the plateau de Cavillore from the departmental road that you’re now on for a spectacular view of the villages of Gourdon and Le Bar-sur-Loup with the Mediterranean in the background. The path, which is consolidated by...

Railways

The old station and the Nice-Meyrargue line
As you have probably realised, the building that houses the tourist office was originally Peymeinade railway station, one of the stations on the Nice-Meyrargues line. The line, called the Central Var line, was built to connect the Alpes-Maritimes...
The viaduct on the Nice-Meyrargues line
You’re now at Pont-du-Loup where you can see the remains of an old railway viaduct. Let’s go back in time to discover its origins. After France’s annexation of the county of Nice, work started on transport networks to connect the Alpes-Maritimes...
The station and the history of the Cannes-Grasse line
Although it looks modern, there has been a station at Mouans-Sartoux for a long time! A look back at the history of the local railways will tell us more… It all began during the Second Empire when they were thinking about building a railway line in...
Grasse funicular railway
In the late nineteenth century, Grasse station, operated by the Paris Lyon Méditerranée company, was served by two railway lines and they needed to find an efficient way to link the station at the bottom of the town to the town centre. They came up...
The Nice-Meyrargues railway line
From the viewpoint on the terrace below the village of Tourrettes-sur-Loup, you can see the ruins of a railway viaduct tucked away in the greenery. The viaduct crosses the Pescaressa river and is on the Nice-Meyrargues line that was built to connect...

En complément

The viaduct on the Nice-Meyrargues line
After a pleasant walk under the hornbeams, elms and cork oaks, you come to the remains of an old railway viaduct on the line between Nice and Meyrargues in the Bouches-du-Rhône department. After the county of Nice was annexed by France, it became a...
The return from the island of Elba
While we’re here in Escragnolles let’s find out a bit more about this tourist route, which was given the name “ Route Napoléon ” at the suggestion of abbot Chaperon of la Martre in the early twentieth century. Although the road only follows part of...
The old Entrevaux path
Let’s take a short walk from the col du Ferrier along the old Entrevaux path, one of the many connecting paths in the area around Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey that existed up until the roads were built in the nineteenth century. In fact, several of the...
The tram station
You’re now in front of the old tram station at La Colle, as you can see from the plaque on the front of the building. In the late nineteenth century, a railway line was built to connect the Alpes-Maritimes department to the rest of France and in the...
Chapelle Saint-Jean
Tourrettes-Sur-Loup

Ses fresques de style naif sont l'oeuvre de Ralph Soupault qui s'est inspiré de la vie quotidienne des villageois.

Chateau De Mouans-Sartoux
Mouans-Sartoux

Reconstruit au XIXème siècle d'après son plan original, le château sis dans un très beau parc, a été reconverti en Musée de l'Art Concret.

Eco-Musee Celestin Freinet
Gars

Cet éco-musée de compose de 2 salles d'exposition :- une salle consacrée aux outils anciens- une salle consacrée à Célestin Freinet, natif de Gars.

Eglise Romane Notre Dame De L'assomption
Brianconnet

A voir le Retable de la Vierge au Rosaire (1513) de Louis Bréa. La Vierge et l'Enfant sont entourés d'anges musiciens.

Eglise Saint-Gregoire
Tourrettes-Sur-Loup

Elle fut agrandie en 1551 à l'emplacement d'une église romane du XIIe siècle. L'entrée actuelle est d'un style Romano-Renaissance.

Eglise Saint-Jacques Le Majeur
Le-Bar-Sur-Loup

A voir le retable etlt;ietgt;Saint Jacques-le-Majeuretlt;/ietgt; de Louis Bréa (vers 1500).Avec ses 4 m de haut, ses 14 panneaux, ses 3 registres superposés, et son "revers" si rarement c

Espace De L'art Concret
Mouans-Sartoux

C'est dans l'enceinte d'une merveille architecturale du XVIème siècle, le Château de Mouans-Sartoux, que vous découvrirez ce centre dédié à l'art concret sous toutes ses formes.

Grotte De Baume Obscure - Le Souterroscope
St-Vallier-De-Thiey

A 20 km de Grasse, c'est dans un espace naturel préservé que se cache un véritable joyau de la nature : Baume Obscure et sa rivière souterraine !

Grottes De Saint Cezaire
St-Cezaire-Sur-Siagne

Située en Pays de Grasse, à près de 40 mètres sous terre, la grotte de Saint-Cézaire est ouverte au public toute l'année.

Jardin Du Chateau De Mouans-Sartoux
Mouans-Sartoux

Le parc du Chet#226;teau de Mouans fait l'objet d'un réaménagement dans le cadre d'une commande publique de la Ville à Gilles Clément avec l'aide du ministère de la Culture et d

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