Trophee d'Auguste, La Turbie

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Monument Architectural Building
You must visit Trophee d'Auguste, which is an ancient historical monument that stands tall and majestic above the Bay of Monaco. This trophy is unique as well as an ancient work of architecture that is still standing. Trophee d'Auguste looks well maintained and is in good shape considering its age. The trophy is very prominent in the French Riviera and it spans the entire area from the Italian coast to Esterel. The site is open for public visit on all days except on Monday. The visit timings may vary a little though. You can reach this place easily if you take a motorway from Nice. Put Trophee d'Auguste and other La Turbie attractions into our La Turbie travel itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Trophee d'Auguste is well worth the entrance fee and a visit for the views alone. Situated high on the hill in the old town of La Turbie the views and the tour are excellent.  more »
  • I would hit call this a "must see" but it's worth spending time here if you can. The museum is untended and gives enough information about the monument to Caesar Augustus in 6 BC. Due to restoration t...  more »
  • Excellent tour guide and lovely welcome from other staff. Not over commercialised, good museum, great views.  more »
  • A very good hiking path from Monaco. Guidesigns could be better, as we got lost a couple of times. The little village up there is just marvelous.
  • The monument itself is okay if u like the history, but the view over the Mediterranean Sea is magnificent
  • It was not worthy to pay 6 € for the visit. The museum is very small.
  • Magnificent. Gives you a sense how large it was.
  • The trophy is amazingly deceptive. It looks average size from the town or surrounding area but its well worth trying to catch it open and get a tour. It is huge and a real eye opener into what Roman engineering could achieve. There is also a small museum on site which is also fascinating in terms of how the trophy was erected. A must visit if you are in the area of La Turbie.