Roya river

River in Breil-sur-Roya
  • The Roya originates at the Tende pass (1,889 m) at an altitude of 1,871 m in the commune of Tende and ends up in Ventimiglia and the Mediterranean. It is a small paradise for fishermen and fans of white water sports.

  • Over a total length of 59 km, only the last nineteen kilometers are in Italy, near Ventimiglia. The referenced length in France is 40.1 km. the Roya crosses the five communes of Tende (source), La Brigue, Fontan, Saorge, and Breil-sur-Roya.

    In Italy, in the province of Imperia, the Roya crosses the communes of Olivetta San Michele near the hamlet of Fanghetto, Airole and its hamlet Collabassa, and finally joins, by the hamlets Trucco and Bévéra (of the same name as one of its straight...
    Over a total length of 59 km, only the last nineteen kilometers are in Italy, near Ventimiglia. The referenced length in France is 40.1 km. the Roya crosses the five communes of Tende (source), La Brigue, Fontan, Saorge, and Breil-sur-Roya.

    In Italy, in the province of Imperia, the Roya crosses the communes of Olivetta San Michele near the hamlet of Fanghetto, Airole and its hamlet Collabassa, and finally joins, by the hamlets Trucco and Bévéra (of the same name as one of its straight tributaries) the Ligurian Sea (part of the Mediterranean Sea) in Ventimiglia.

    La Roya, gave its hydronym to one of the main cities of its course: Breil-sur-Roya.
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