"Highest "village perchees" along the Cote d'Azur" Sainte-Agnès by Pavlik_NL
Sainte-Agnès Travel Guide: 7 reviews and 16 photos
With not even a 1.000 inhabitants this corwsnest village is however special in it's situation. One can discuss about which "village perchées" is the most beautiful (and there are many here), but the highest is the highest and Sainte-Agnès is with 750 metres definately the champion in elevation, not only at the Cote, but in the whole of Europe no place is so close to the sea, yet so high in the mountains. Visitors to Menton can choose between various and who is in for a spectacular drive over the "Balcony of the Cote' d'Azur": a dazzling mountain road.
Being labeled as "the highest coastal village in Europe" one understands that a drive here will not be that easy. The... more travel advice
The fortress of Sainte-Agnès was built in 1932 as part of the huge defensive Maginot line. Solidly built and still... more travel advice
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