Nice Monuments and Historic Buildings: Trophée des Alpes
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The Trophée des Alpes is a Roman monument from the VI century; it was built to celebrate the subjection of the Gallic people to the Romans. It reminds the Arch of Triumph that opens up to what where once the borders of Gaul. Today the Trophée des Alpes opens up to the ocean with a beautiful view. At its feet, one can admire the Principality of Monte Carlo. To reach the Trophée des Alpes, one should take the Grand Corniche direction Roquebrune, an interesting medieval village, and then continue for six kilometers until La Turbie, on top of which the Trophée soars.