Castle site and Medieval Garden

  • Historic site and monument
  • Historic patrimony
  • Fortified castle
  • Ruins and remains
  • 10th C
  • 11th C
06500 Sainte-Agnès
Viewpoint perched on the side of a rocky spur, the remains of the medieval castle dominate Sainte-Agnès from the top of their 800 meters: from here one enjoys a magical 360° view of the bay of Menton, the Mediterranean sea and the mountains
The tower and foundations of the castle date back to the end of the 10th century. One finds the first writings which relate the presence of the fortress around 1180. Possession of the Count of Ventimiglia Guido Guerra, it was then ceded to the Count of Provence. Following this sale, from the end of the thirteenth century until the fourteenth century, a cycle of continuous conflicts with the Genoese began. In 1388, Sainte-Agnès and the whole country of Nice will rally to Amédée VII, count of...
  • Activities
  • Botanic trail

  • Equipment
  • Parking nearby

  • Services
  • Tour free of charge

All year
09:00 - 22:00

09:00 - 22:00

09:00 - 22:00

09:00 - 22:00

09:00 - 22:00

09:00 - 22:00

09:00 - 22:00

Castle site and Medieval Garden
06500 Sainte-Agnès
Spoken languages
  • French
  • Mountain view
  • Close to a public transportation
  • Village centre
  • Close to GR footpath
  • Sea view
  • Panoramic view
Updated on 05 May 2023 at 16:40
by Office de Tourisme Menton, Riviera & Merveilles
(Offer identifier : 4749274)
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