Sightseeing

Only 15 minutes from Nice Airport and 20 minutes from Nice or Cannes it is ideally placed to enjoy the an active outdoors holiday; hiking in the mountains, biking in the forest, golfing, horse riding and water sports galore, a cultural and sight-seeing vacation with many historic towns to visit St Paul de Vence, Valbonne, Gourdon, Eze, and of course the beaches of the Riviera from St Tropez to Menton, with Theoule, Cannes, Antibes, Juan les Pins, Nice, St Jean Cap Ferrat and Monaco between.

The villa is situated between NICE(20mn), CANNES (15mn) and GRASSE (10mn) and is only a short and easy drive from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.

The villa is ideally situated for you to discover the local treasures; from provencal markets in legendary villages (Valbonne, St Paul de Vence, Vence, Gourdon, Tourrettes/Loup, Opio, Biot, Vallauris,...), to art galleries and museums celebrating the world's most famous artists (Picasso, Matisse, Chagall).

Other easy trips can be made to fascinating towns such as Grasse, the capital of perfumes, (10 mn away), Cannes and La Croisette (15mn), Antibes and its legendary Old Town and port only 20mn away, Nice and its Promenade des Anglais (20mn). There's shopping galore in Cap 3000 shopping centre and Monaco is a short motorway drive away.

There is also plenty for holiday makers seeking an active holiday; mountain hikes (Esterel, Vallee des Merveilles), canyoning, rafting (Mercantour), and of course sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing, jet-skiing and diving on the mediterranean. There are 3 tennis courts in the village and many golf courses, or horse-riding centers around.

The villa is a stone's throw from the forest where there a plenty of well signed paths for running, hiking or mountain biking.

The beaches are easy to reach from our villa (15mn drive). To the East there is Nice, Beaulieu sur Mer, Cap Ferrat etc, to the West, Antibes, Cannes, Theole. Another great day out is a short ferry trip to the Iles de Lerins, small islands opposite Cannes.There are also beaches further afield in the neighbouring county, the Var, you should count 35-40mn drive. St-Tropez is about 1h30mn drive.

 

There's plenty of fun to be had for children at Marineland (killer whales/dolphins etc) or Aquasplash (15mn drive) and there are three amazing forest adventure parks just 5 minutes' drive away (Bois des Lutins/Labyfolies/Pitchoun Forest).

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