Holiday Home on the Côte d'Azur
Places to Visit
The sandy beaches of Juan-les-Pins, Antibes and Cannes are about 45 mins (25km) away. Cagnes sur Mer is 30 mins away. Marineland near Antibes is a waterpark ideal for children. Nice airport is about 30 mins away, Monte Carlo 1 hour.
Tourrettes is 2 km (5 mins drive) away and is one of the prettiest villages in France yet very unspoilt. It is a 14th century mediaeval hill village with a charming square and narrow cobbled streets housing artisans and craft shops.
It has two cafes and several good restaurants, a market every Wednesday in the village square and excellent food shops.
Three excellent tennis courts can be booked at the club in the village.
Vence is 8 km away and is a cultural and historical centre with the Chapelle Matisse, Chateau de Villeneuve, Cathedral St. Veran and ramparts surrounding the medieval old town.
It has excellent food shopping in the Rue du Marche in the old town and Le Clerc and Casino supermarkets.
St. Paul de Vence
St. Paul de Vence is 8km away and is famous for its artistic connections. Visit the Fondation Maeght with its stunning sculpture garden and gallery. Lunch and dine on the terrace at the Colombe d'Or and view impressionist art - Picasso, Miro, Fernand Leger. St. Paul has also many shops and galleries.
Mougins, the hilltop village and gastronomic centre is 17 km away.
There are excellent golf courses at Valbonne, Opio and Mougins.