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I walked from Carnoles train station in Roquebrune, follow the Chenin de Menton, red and white stripe (hiking signaling) I followed the map on trip advisor on my phone. It takes you past the 1000 year old Olive tree, amazing!!!, to the castle and old...More
Get off the road to take a quiet walk on the streets of this quaint village. (Pedestrians only) Very nice view of Monaco, especially in with an evening sunset backdrop. A visit the 2000-odd year old Olive tree is the star attraction.
People doubt the age of the tree, however plausible it is. The village of Roquebrune was created in or around the year 900. An olive tree planted at that time would clearly be over a thousand years old. The size of it clearly would support...More
No one probably knows how old the tree really is but it certainly looks the part. It's still very much alive and you can climb to hold it and take some photos. It's easy to find (5 min walk from the Chateau de Roquebrune-Cap-Martin) and...More
When in the Vieux Village definitely take the short walk to L'Olivier Millenaire. It's amazing! Just to think it's so old is already impressive, plus it's fascinating to look at and enjoy. Nice to see (and know) it's well taken care of and looked after.
Not far from the old village the tree is dated to be approx 2000 year old something not common for an olive tree. Go there just for curiosity touch it and make a wish. You will also probably take a picture of the view over...More