Col de Castillon - Site of the old village

  • Historic site and monument
  • Military Patrimony
  • Fort
  • Religious heritage
  • Church
  • 12th C
  • 19th C
  • 20th C
06500 Castillon
Col de Castillon. Site of two ancient villages of Castillon, with the remains of the old church. A loop allows to make the tour of the old village. Magnificent panoramic view. Starting point of hikes and pass appreciated by cyclists.
"Castillionum" was created in 1157 by the Consuls of Sospel to protect the Sospel people from Lombard and Saracen invasions.
the Sospel people from Lombard and Saracen invasions.
Castillon then became the property of the Counts of Ventimiglia, the Consul Vento de Menton before being attached to the Lord of the Consul Vento of Menton before being attached again to the Lord of Sospel.
In 1348, the village became part of the Principality of Monaco then, in 1376, it was once again the...
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Col de Castillon - Site of the old village
06500 Castillon
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  • French
Environment
  • Mountain view
  • Close to GR footpath
  • Sea view
  • Panoramic view
  • Cycle track/route within 500 m
Updated on 30 August 2021 at 15:05
by Office de Tourisme Menton, Riviera & Merveilles
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