Things to see and do - La Turbie
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La Turbie Travel guide
La Turbie : Michelin's recommendations
La Turbie is primarily known as the site of one of only two surviving Roman trophies, the Trophy of the Alps. The town’s position 480m up on the Grande Corniche also makes it the perfect viewpoint from which to survey the coastline below, particularly in the evening when the lights of Monaco can be seen twinkling in the distance. This little medieval village is on the route of the Roman Via Julia Augusta (rue Comte-de-Cesolle follows its original path), now superceded by the Grande Corniche.
Restaurants La Turbie
4 avenue du Général-de-Gaulle F - 06320 La Turbie
A convivial atmosphere, good choice of unpretentious, enjoyable wines, as well as tasty and generous market sourced cuisine of Provencal inspiration. All chalked up on the slate. A memorable culinary experience guaranteed!
20 rue Comte-de-Cessole F - 06320 La Turbie
This superb Cistercian refectory (13C) is the setting for delicate southern cuisine. Passionate about ingredients, the chef uses the finest fish and vegetables the region has to offer. A self-taught wine buff, his wife has in recent years built up a ..