San Dalmas of Tende

  • Historic site and monument
  • Historic patrimony
  • Religious heritage
  • Convent
  • Priory
06430 Tende
San Dalmas of Tende is a small village attached to Tende. It is full of history, with iconoclastic monuments of the Roya Valley.
San Dalmas evangelised the valley in the 3rd century. A convent was built in 731 by the monks of Saint-Dalmas de Pedona, before the arrival of the Saracens, who gave their name to the village. In the last century, the village was a holiday resort and was also home to workers from the Vallauria zinc and silver-lead mines, and nowadays to workers from the hydroelectric power plants. According to popular tradition, the Saracens employed black slaves and villagers from the valley in Vallauria,...
Location
San Dalmas of Tende
06430 Tende
Spoken languages
  • French
Updated on 13 September 2022 at 10:08
by Office de Tourisme Menton, Riviera & Merveilles
(Offer identifier : 6239624)
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