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TOUR N°5 - PM : Antibes, Cannes & St-Paul de Vence - 4H

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ANTIBES, CANNES & ST-PAUL DE VENCE
DURATION: 4 Hours
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€45.00

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Antibes, Cannes & St-Paul de Vence

 

ANTIBES:  Between modernity and tradition...

Mobility note: good accessibility

It was founded in Roman time (and was a former military garrison) and fell into the hands of the Grimaldi family for a long time. The traditional fishing town then evolved to see its port becoming known as the "billionaires’ quay”: enjoy some free time along it and see the largest and wildest yachts in the world.

The medieval old town and its fortifications (16th century) offers a wonderful view over the Bay of Nice and a traditional Provençal covered market. Next to it, the Château Grimaldi houses the Picasso museum which used to be the studio of the famous artist.

Next you will drive on to Cannes along the coastline through the Cap d’Antibes (one of the most exclusive area of the Riviera).

 



CANNES: the Film festival city, a place of glitz and glamour …

Mobility note: good accessibility

Beyond the stir of international conventions and congresses, comes the thrill of holidaymakers dreaming of the Film Festival city, the red carpet and the famous Croisette boulevard where many starts have left their mark. 

Enjoy the view of 5 star hotels, designer shops and soak into the "Hollywood" atmosphere of the Croisette before taking your picture up the famous steps of the Film Festival place.

You will then drive on the toll road to reach the famous Provençal hilltop village of



 

 

SAINT PAUL DE VENCE: the second most visited French village …

Mobility note: low accessibility

In the early 1920’s artists started discovering Saint Paul. Painters were forerunners who found an incomparable richness and intensity of light in the peaceful Provençal village. Famous artists such as Paul Signac, Raoul Dufy ou Chaïm Soutine will be later joined by Henri Matisse or Pablo Picasso.

The 1950’s and 1960’s represent the golden age of the village which turns into an amazing film set on which could be seen many French and international stars. One of the most famous French actor, Yves Montand, fell in love and got married in St Paul.
This village is nowadays a renowned center of arts whether modern, contemporary, naïf, abstract … You will find the streets to be an open museum where artists such as Folon, César, Niky de Saint-Phalle have their works displayed in the windows of the galleries.

You will have free time to walk along the main street where souvenir shops alternate with art galleries. Why not hop onto a ‘crêpe’ or ice-cream along the way …

Do not miss a walk along the ramparts which offers a beautiful view upon the surrounding valley and the coast.

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Duration 4 hours

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