Tende

Railways station and priory of Saint-Dalmas de Tende

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Religious heritage, House, Town of Art & History in Tende

  • Monumental railway station from Mussollini period.

  • The name of the village derives from a monastery built at the end of the 15th century in honour of Saint-Dalmas, the Christian martyr who evangelised the valley in the 3rd century. The original hamlet gradually expanded in the 19th century, when houses built first for the miners and employees of the Vallauria zinc treatment plant ant later for the workers of the hydroelectric plants.
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