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 www.trenitalia.com
Depart from Monaco/Beausoleil SNCF Train Station www.sncf.com
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 Alba
Donkey Palio: the 1st Sunday in October
International Alba White Truffle Fair: October/November
Vinum: Wine fair April
Alba Bra Langhe Roero Tourist Office
Piazza Risorgimento 2, 12051 Alba Cuneo/Italy
Tel: 0039/0173 35833 Fax: 0039/0173 36878
Alba: Tel: 0039 0173 292241 firstname.lastname@example.org
Beausoleil: 0033 (0)4 93 78 01 55 email@example.com