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Our WebSite offers interesting and informative sections on:
Hotels in Castillon and the surrounding areas
Tourist information about Castillon and Côte d’Azur
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Sospel, France
Sainte Agnes, France
Castellar, France
Menton, France
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View up the Hill

Arbor, statue and beautiful view from Castillon

View Towards neighboring Castillar

Restaurant in Castillon - makes own beer

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Castillon is one of the youngest villages in France.



It was first built on the col de Castillon. In 1951, Castillon was rebuilt on its present site, without losing any of its beauty or ease of living, its authenticity of design, nor its strategic situation between sea, sky and mountains.

See a history of Castillon.

The new Castillon maintains the charm of a French provincial village, with its stone-built houses and classic green shutters. Castillon’s sumptuous architectural harmony won a prize in 1952 for being the most beautiful village in France.

In 1989 an extension was built onto the village. The extension "Les Arcades du Serre", is a place where Artists and craftsmen come to live, work and be inspired in this special location.

Workshops and galleries await you for a colorful visit. See more on the artists of Castillon.

Castillon is 10 kilometers from Menton in the Alpes-Maritimes. It benefits from the exceptional climate that Menton and the Côte d'Azur are known for. Castillon is 535 meters above sea level. It is 15 kilometers from Monaco and 30 from Nice. The view from the top includes Castellar and Menton, and on a clear day, Corsica. The population is around 300, which includes 40 students.
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Artists of Castillon





Joseph ASKEW Peintre - Sculpteur- Portraitiste - Bijou


Jean-Pierre BELLION Vitraux anciens & contemporains


Philippe CESARETTI Graveur peintre, Atelier-galerie les Arcades


Danielle COURTOT Peintre - Miniaturiste, Artifice de couleur et composition à l'infini, Galerie "les Arcades du Serre"


Stéphane COURTOT Peintre - Plasticien


DAREAU, Peintre Portraitiste Alain DEMARTE, Peintre provençal, Atelier Galerie «Les Chevalets de Provence»


Eric LESCOFFIT, sculpteur sur fer / démonstrateur métiers anciens Galactica, Peinture - Sculpture, Jeux d'Echec, Arcades du Serre


Antony GOEMAN, Sculpteur sur bois, Galerie "les Arcades du serre"


Ursula NOWOSAD Atelier Création de Mode, Galerie "les Arcades du Serre"


Gaëtan VERAGHAENNE, Atelier Patine, Meubles et Objets de Décoration, Devis et Service à domicile


Manuel SORIA, Photographe

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In the XII century, the consuls of Sospel built fortifications to protect themselves from the invasions of the Lombardes and Sarrasines.



The village took birth within these fortifications and are still visible in the northern part of the old village. It is undoubtedly because of these types of enclosures that Castillon got its name and origine. The walls of "Castiglione" (extremely small castle) were destroyed by the wars of the French In 1176, Castillon was attached to the lord of Sospel. In 1376, for 770 gold guilders, Seigneur of Chinthis repurchased the rights of Castillon from Pierre Grimaldi.

February 23, 1887 the village was destroyed by an earthquake, then rebuilt on the same site.

In 1944 it was again destroyed, this time by a combined bombardment of the world war two combatants.

In 1951 Castillon was rebuilt lower down the valley at an altitude of 550 meters in a provincial style of stone houses with green shutters. In spite of this rebuilding, a large part of the population abandoned the village.
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Situated throughout the Alpes-Maritimes were several forts (referred to as "ouvrages"). The larger forts were called "gros ouvrages" and the smaller satellite forts were called "petit ouvrages". They formed the Maginot Line's Alpine extension, the Alpine Line, known also as the Little Maginot Line or the Southern Maginot Line. They were completed in the 1930's; saw service in World War 2, and kept open during the Cold War.

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Valdeblore: covered the Vesubie River.
Gordolon: planned to control the road through Roquebilliere.
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Castillon: Italian troops attacked in 1940 but were unable to advance before the armistice of 25 June. In 1944 Castillon was a center of German resistance to Operation Dragoon and was attacked by American troops supported by the French battleship Lorraine. The facility was damaged but captured.
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