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Vieux Tende

Avenue du 16 septembre 1947, 06430, Tende, France
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Beautiful medieval village

Visiting Tende on the Friday, I learned that the annual St Eloi Festival was on the following... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
KathmanduMazza
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Kathmandu
Medieval Marvel

Tende is positioned in a steep mountain valley. The "new" part is on the valley floor and is pretty... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Larry917
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New York City, New York
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“old town” (3 reviews)
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Avenue du 16 septembre 1947, 06430, Tende, France
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Visiting Tende on the Friday, I learned that the annual St Eloi Festival was on the following Sunday, so I returned. As well as the fascinating little museum and strolling around the narrow streets, the festival was great fun. In the past mules were blessed...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Tende is positioned in a steep mountain valley. The "new" part is on the valley floor and is pretty typical of a French village. However, the old medieval part is positioned on a steep side of a mountain with few cars. Wander the narrow alleys...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Get yourself a map from the Tourist Information, it is right beside the Musee des Merveilles. From the train station walk towards the main road, go right for about a minute the information centre is across the street. Very informative and will tell you what...More

1  Thank Debra E
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

If you are in Nice and wants to see an old french small town with fantastic surrondings and lots of history you must visit Tende. Take the train marvielles from Nice station to Tende (takes approx 2 hour). Market on the square in front of...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Me and my boyfriend rent a car and drove through Tende to the way to Nice. We stopped just for a coffee but in the end we spent 3 hours in the small town. It was morning, no people, quiet, old, with small streets, cozy,...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2015

Easily accessible from the main train station in Nice, using the Train des Merveilles; the 9.20 train has a live commentary on board in French and English. Apart from the interesting local museum, the Tourist Information office next door can provide you with a map...More

1  Thank rostourist
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Reviewed 12 April 2015

Take the train ride out to this medieval small town... well worth the two hour trip.........go to the tourist info place .....map and suggestions on activities.....walk through the old town.........then up to the eagle.... places in new town to eat.... lovely place not spoilt by...More

1  Thank Mary G
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Reviewed 2 July 2013

We stopped over Tende (pronounced as Ton) via Train des Merveilles. The tourist information centre was not far from the train station. The lady gave us a map and pointed the routes for a half day trip. You may need to bring extra clothing if...More

7  Thank Elliebouja
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