Beausoleil and its twin town Alba


Beausoleil has been twinned with Alba (Italy) since 14th October 1995.
This has created many opportunities for cultural, sporting and commercial exchanges between the two towns.

Getting to Alba / Italy

Road: through the Col de Tende Pass: go to Vintimille and follow signs to Breil, Tende, Limone, Bra, and Alba (175 km/3 hr 15 min)

Motorway: A8 to Vintimille. From Vintimille take the A6 to Turin. Exit at Marene
(250 km/ 2 hr 40 min)

Plane: Cuneo Airport (50 km from Alba)

Train: SNCF 36 35 and

Depart from Monaco/Beausoleil SNCF Train Station
TER route 05 Nice/Cuneo and change in Italy to Alba

Alba Specialities / Local Produce

Alba White Truffle, Wine (Barolo, Dolcetto, Barbero, etc. with controlled origin label), hazelnuts (controlled origin label), cheese, strawberries, etc.

Special Events in AlbaMarché Alba

Donkey Palio: the 1st Sunday in October

International Alba White Truffle Fair: October/November

Vinum: Wine fair April

Alba Bra Langhe Roero Tourist OfficeOT Alba

Piazza Risorgimento 2, 12051 Alba Cuneo/Italy

Tel: 0039/0173 35833 Fax: 0039/0173 36878 e-mail:

Twinning Committee

Alba: Tel: 0039 0173 292241

Beausoleil: 0033 (0)4 93 78 01 55