The French Riviera has many beautiful spots and places to visit. Antibes should definitely be on your list if you are interested in the pre-historic times of the Romans and English. Enjoy the beauty of the landscape with its vinyards, villas and ruins. The history of Antibes is documented in various museums, which are definitely worth a visit.
Historical art collections as well as contemporary art is embedded in the scenery of the whole region and show art pieces of Matisse, Renoir, Signac and Picasso.
Further, with the scenery of hills and the coastline, Antibes is also a popular place for cycling and walking tours.
The region of Antibes has also a lot of Nature Parks and Reserves to offer. The Gorges du Loup in the Cannes Region or the Lac de Saint-Cassien Nature Park.
To visit the city of Antibes walking, Private Tours with professional tour guides are the best way to do it.
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By booking a private tour with our guides you will be able to see the most popular and also hidden spots of the town. After you get to know your guide you will start to visit the beautiful sites of the town.
Strolling through the narrow streets of the old town of Antibes you will be amazed by the architecture and of the buildings and the stunning facades which have many hidden details on its walls and doors.
Discover the charm of the small village, have a coffee in a local Café and visit the markets to get to know the french cuisine and specialities.
The Old Town is located within the city walls and is built up around the Chateau Grimaldi. The historical building is from the 12th century and was the residence of Monaco’s royal family back in the day. Today, inside the old castle there is The Picasso Museum, a contemporary art exhibition which also shows modern art pieces from artists of the current century.
When you walk up the XIIth century towers of the chateau you see the view over the mountains in all directions and definitely worth a look!
During the Private Tour through Antibes you will also visit the Provencal Market. It is the perfect place to explore and taste local products. From cheeses and spices to herbs, fish, meat and flowers – the market is a beautiful place to pick up traditional provencal style products.
The market is known to be a bit pricey, but even if you don’t want to buy products you can just wander through the market street and soak up it’s colours and smells.
The old port of Antibes is the largest marina in the Mediterranean Sea. It is stretching from Port Marine to Bastion Saint-Jaume. The huge port has been an important marina since the ancient times. Back in the day it was used as a naval base and for commercial use.
Today it is the home of the yacht club of Antibes. Many of the world’s largest and most expensive yachts have their anchorage there.
Stroll along the piers of the harbour and admire the impressive boats – from fishing boats to the most expensive yachts of famous people like Roman Abramovich (a Russian oil businessman) and Paul Allen (Co-founder of Microsoft).
The Fort Carré is a military fort which was built in the 16th century and was the residence of Henry II. It is built up on the Saint-Roch peninsula. Also, it is located on a rock which rises 26 meters above the sea.
The walkway up to the Fort Carré rises to 43 meters and impresses with a 360 degree panoramic view.
During the walking tour through Antibes you will also visit the Musée Picasso Antibes from outside. Located right next to the sea it is impressive to watch.
The artist Picasso worked and also lived there from September to November in the year 1946.
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