The West Portal

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  • Historic patrimony
  • Medieval town
  • Historic district
  • Door
Portail de l'Ouest 06320 La Turbie
Leaning against the surrounding wall, The West Portal is an ancient medieval gate that protected the entrance to the fortified village of La Turbie.
Between the 11th and 12th centuries, the Trophy of Augustus, stripped of its magnificence and ruined, was transformed into a fortress. With the first houses of the village, the fortified ensemble called Castro Torbia, will become a stronghold on the borders of Provence. In the centuries that followed, the town, historically attached to the County of Nice, depended in turn on Provence, the Duchy of Savoy (1388-1792), France (1792-1814), the Kingdom of Piemont - Sardinia (1814-1860), to become...
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The West Portal
Portail de l'Ouest 06320 La Turbie
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  • French
  • Close to a public transportation
  • Bus stop < 500 m
  • Close to GR footpath
  • Close to a motorway
  • Village centre
  • Town location
  • Pedestrian area
  • In the historic centre
Updated on 22 December 2023 at 16:13
by Office de Tourisme Menton, Riviera & Merveilles
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