Cultural heritage


An old fortified Mediaeval village perched on a rocky spur 600m above sea level, Levens can be visited by following the sloping streets lined with houses built in local stone, under porches and covered passageways.
Levens, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
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Near the village, the Grand Pré de Levens, is a large open meadow, a privileged place for relaxation with its 13 hectares of greenery: events are scheduled there year round, including Fête du Cheval (a horse show) in July.

Sights: old gates in the rampart; Napoleonic Marshal André Masséna’s house; birthplace of 19th-century political figure François Malausséna, first French mayor of Nice; Galerie du Portal for exhibitions; Saint-Antonin church; Black and White Penitents’ chapels.

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