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Title: Tourrette-Levens  
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Subject: Aspremont, Alpes-Maritimes, Duranus, La Roquette-sur-Siagne, Castagniers, Falicon
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A view of Tourrette-Levens from the castle
A view of Tourrette-Levens from the castle
Coat of arms of Tourrette-Levens
Coat of arms
Tourrette-Levens is located in France
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Levens
Intercommunality Nice-Côte d'Azur
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Frère
Area1 16.5 km2 (6.4 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 4,728
 • Density 290/km2 (740/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06147 / 06690
Elevation 160–845 m (525–2,772 ft)
(avg. 390 m or 1,280 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Tourrette-Levens is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.


  • Population 1
  • Tourism 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4



Tourrette-Levens is one of thirteen villages grouped together by the Communauté d'agglomération de Nice-Côte d'Azur tourist department as the Route des Villages Perchés (Route of Perched Villages). The others are: Aspremont, Castagniers, Coaraze, Colomars, Duranus, Èze, Falicon, La Gaude, La Roquette, Levens, Saint-Blaise and Saint-Jeannet.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Booklet The route of perched villages, Communaute Nice Côte d'Azur, 2007
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