Castle of Salines

  • Historic site and monument
  • Historic patrimony
  • Castle
  • Rampart
Près de la place Carenca 06540 Saorge
This fort dominated the Saint-Georges castle which it preceded on the same ridge at the site of a collet giving access to the upper gate of the village and includes a tower, perhaps with an open throat, controlling this gate.
The Salines district was first of all a refuge for the first inhabitants who found shelter in the caves of the Massuli (future Salines district) protected by the rocky bar descending from Dourinn to the Roya.
Known as Château des Salines or Château de Salles or Castel del Sal, it was located on the Iter Publicum (the Great Public Road) before the construction of the Grand Ducal Road from Turin to Nice, which preceded the construction of the Royal Road.

This public road, arriving at the...
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Location
Castle of Salines
Près de la place Carenca 06540 Saorge
Spoken languages
  • French
Environment
  • Village centre
Updated on 24 January 2024 at 17:27
by Office de Tourisme Menton, Riviera & Merveilles
(Offer identifier : 6230562)
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