You can see the Mediterranean from here, yet it's way up in the Maritime Alps. This is a place where the Maginot Line (which I mispronounce on the clip, sorry) held.
The French Riviera has many "villages perches" (perched villages) and they really are stunning -- and hard to get to! You're down on the beach, then up above in one of these places. Driving here is a rare thrill. The Côte d'Azur is quite wonderful.
It might have just been my mood, but I found the ambiance in this lovely village very fraught. I had a strong feeling of pain, suffering and sadness. There's an old military stronghold you can visit here during Summer months. This is not a place for people who fear heights, perhaps.
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