|Altitude||From 275 to 1289 meters|
CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS
|National label||Sainte-Agnès at 3.6 km|
|Chief town||Nice (at 34 km, 38 min)||Castellar at 4.2 km|
|Department||Alpes-Maritimes||Sospel at 5.1 km|
|Region||Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur||Search another town|
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Castillon, located 15 km from Menton, a new village inhabited by artists who offered to visitors.
"Castilionum" was created in 1157 by the consuls to protect Sospel Sospelois Lombard and Saracen invasions. Castillon then became possession of the Ventimiglia, the consul Vento Menton before being attached to the new lord of Sospel.
In 1348 the village is part of the Principality of Monaco and then back again in 1376, the lord of Sospel.
In 1793, Castillon becomes French.
The earthquake of February 23, 1887 destroyed the old village. Completely destroyed by bombing in World War II, a new village was built at the current location since 1944.
The new village.
Shop of craftsmen in the central square and high street.
The viaduct Caramel (former tram route).
The heart of the Natura 2000.
Views of the village.
|Natural sites||Mount Ours, Mount Razet|
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
|Name||Type of activity||Price||Town|
|Sea or mountain photography circuit||Nature and the outdoors||From 40 € to 95 €||Tourrette-Levens (16.2 km)|
|Guided hike in the Valley of Wonders||Nature and the outdoors||From 30 € to 110 €||Belvédère (23 km)|
|Canyoning or aqua-hiking||Sports sensations||From 40 € to 65 €||Le Broc (24 km)|
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