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Antibes is the second most populated city in the department.
Antibes is located 23 km south-west of Nice (county seat), VTC Nice , 15 km south-east of Grasse and about 10 km east of Cannes. Its population places it in second position of the Alpes-Maritimes department.
The city is located north of Cap d’Antibes, with a seafront facing the Bay of Angels and Nice well visible to the east. West of this cape, Juan-les-Pin
Places – Monuments to Visit
- The Cap d’Antibes
- The path of Tire-Poil, old customs path.
- The Provencal market
- The Garoupe lighthouse
- The Fort Carré and the Vauban ramparts of old Antibes
- Port Vauban, one of the largest marinas in Europe (see photo)
- The Salé castle where Bonaparte and his family stayed. It is located at the end of a cul-de-sac behind the Assumption Church, avenue Philippe Rochat
- Association House, built on the former chapel Sainte-Claire
- The theater, built on the old chapel of Mercy
- The old herbalism, Place Nationale.
- Door of the library Antiboulenc. ANTIBOULENC is derived from Antiboul, Provençal name of Antibes and means « Antibois »
- The laundry, rue du lavoir.
- Memorial on the mobile gendarmerie barracks, 24/6 squadron, rue Général Vaudenberg.
- Column of the National Square.
- Door of the old Masonic lodges.
- House where was erroneously placed the plaque indicating the place of imprisonment of the guard of Napoleon I, because the latter was in fact locked in the Masonic lodges.
- Gravette beach, between the old town and Vauban harbor.
s, articulated on the Juan Gulf, is oriented towards the south
The Picasso Museum
The Museum of Archeology (with the Pebble of Terpon)
The naval and Napoleonic museum. The old battery of the Graillon which offers a splendid view over the bay of Juan-les-Pins and the Lérins Islands, had been transformed in the fifties into a museum where two replicas of a Louis XV bronze gun XIV welcomed the visitor. Inside, there were display cases on the construction of tall ships, models of ships, Napoleonic souvenirs from the rich collections of Mr. Sella (former director of the Hotel du Cap passionate about the First Empire) and Madame Pardee (bust of the Emperor by Canova, figurines of soldiers and officers of the Grand Army, autographs of Bonaparte, marshal Ney’s sword, pistols of the Emperor …). But the Naval and Napoleonic Museum has not been maintained by the city of Antibes and has not been the subject of an animation. Naval works and objects from the Sella collection have been taken over by the Toulon Navy Museum. The pieces from the Pardee collection were crated and transferred to the Fondation Napoléon in agreement with the rightful owners Pardee, thanks to the action of the Nice Delegation of the Association of Napoleonic Remembrance (President Olivier Ghebali). In June 2012, the Musée Napoléonien was abolished in favor of a Sea and Coastal Area that seeks its vocation … Association of Napoleonic Remembrance (President Olivier Ghebali). In June 2012, the Musée Napoléonien was abolished in favor of a Sea and Coastal Area that seeks its vocation … Association of Napoleonic Remembrance (President Olivier Ghebali). In June 2012, the Musée Napoléonien was abolished in favor of a Sea and Coastal Area that seeks its vocation …
The Tour museum, which traces the history of Antibes in the 20th century
The Peynet museum and drawing , internationally renowned, on the creator illustrator of « lovers », known as Peynet
Marineland Antibes , created in 1970 by Count Roland de La Poype AntibesLand
Films shot in Antibes
1937: The Marseillaise, Jean Renoir;
1940: Paradis perdu, by Abel Gance, with Fernand Gravey, Micheline Presle, Elvire Popesco. Scene shot around Bacon Point.
1952: The Four Sergeants of Fort Carré, by André Hugon, with François Patrice, Michel Jourdan, Jean Carmet. Buddies, love … and sports.
1955: Napoleon, of Sacha Guitry, with Daniel Gélin, Raymond Pellegrin, Michèle Morgan, Sacha Guitry and stars of the time, some, like Jean Gabin, in a very short role.
1966: Let’s not get angry , Georges Lautner, with Lino Ventura, Jean Lefevre, Michel Constantin, Mireille Darc, Tommy Dugan. Scenes filmed at Cap d’Antibes and final stage at Akou-Akou, mythical nightclub located in Valbonne. This nightclub has disappeared, like many others of this type, following a fire of undetermined origin. We see in this scene students of the Lycée d’Antibes (not yet called Audiberti) dancing the jerk on the air of Van Morrison’s Gloria, around Mireille Darc.
1967: The Cracks, Alex Joffé’s film with Bourvil. The scene of the arrival in San Remo of the cycling race was filmed in the enclosure of Fort Carré.
1969: The Sirene of Mississippi , François Truffaut, with Catherine Deneuve and Jean-Paul Belmondo. A scene shows Belmondo pass the parapet in front of the door to the Place Revely to enter a window of the building to the left of the door, supposed to be a hotel where Catherine Deneuve lodges.
1970: On a tree perched, Franco-Italian production, directed by Serge Korber, released on the screens in 1971, including Louis de Funès, Olivier de Funès, Geraldine Chaplin, Alice Sapritch. The last shot of the film is an aerial view taken by helicopter by Daniel Vogel of a small island between Antibes and Golfe-Juan, near La Garoupe64.
1983: Never again, Irvin Kershner, a James Bond with Sean Connery, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Max von Sydow. Scene shot in the Square Fort.
2008: Le Siffleur, by Philippe Lefebvre, with François Berléand, Thierry Lhermitte. Several scenes shot at Villa Eilenroc
2012: Rust and bone, Jacques Audiard with Marion Cotillard shot at Marineland Antibes
Where to stay:
CAPE EDEN ROC HOTEL
In a 9-hectare park, located at the extreme tip of Cap d’Antibes midway between Cannes and Nice, the Hotel du Cap Eden Roc dominates the Mediterranean.
JF Kennedy Boulevard 06160 CAP D’ANTIBES
Tel: +33 (0) 4 93 61 39 01 – Fax: +33 (0) 4 93 67 76 04
HOTEL CAP D’ANTIBES BEACH HOTEL
A creek on the edge of Cap d’Antibes, a hotel, two restaurants, a Summer Beach Wellness and a sandy beach nestled between « Port Gallice » and « Port du Croûton », a breathtaking panorama embracing the islands of Lérins and the Esté massif
10 boulevard du Maréchal June 06160 CAP D’ANTIBES
Tel: +33 (0) 4 92 93 13 30 – Fax: +33 (0) 4 92 93 15 04
IMPERIAL HOTEL GAROUPE
The Cap d’Antibes is a preserved jewel offering an island of greenery at the edge of the water.
770 chemin de la Garoupe 06160 CAP D’ANTIBES
Tel: +33 (0) 4 92 93 31 61 – Fax: +33 (0) 4 92 93 31 62
HOTEL SOPHIA COUNTRY CLUB
In the heart of the Côte d’Azur, 15 km from Nice airport, the Sophia Country Club is now a unique sports resort in Europe. It offers 155 fully renovated rooms, a terrace restaurant, a bright lounge bar.
3550 road Dolines 06410 BIOT
Tel: +33 (0) 4 92 96 68 78 – Fax: +33 (0) 4 92 96 68 96
Where to eat:
BEACH LE PROVENÇAL BEACH Two steps from the lively center of the charming seaside resort of Juan les Pins, treat yourself to a few moments of absolute relaxation in the heart of the pine forest. Boulevard Baudoin 06160 JUAN LES PINS email@example.com Tel: +33 (0) 4 93 65 59 82
EDEN-ROC Exceptional place for tasty gastronomic discoveries, Eden-Roc Restaurant invites the finest palates in an exquisite voyage of flavors, textures and culinary refinement Bd John Fitzgerald Kennedy 06160 CAP D’ANTIBES restauration @ hdcer. com Tel: +33 (0) 4 93 61 39 01 – Fax: +33 (0) 4 93 67 13 83
THE CÉSAR A little piece of paradise facing one of the most beautiful bays in the world …… 1035, Anse de la Garoupe 06160 Cap d’Antibes firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +33 (0) 18.104.22.168.74 – Fax : +33 (0) 4.93.61.01.50
LA GRAVETTE Since 1958, the restaurant La Gravette has become the essential meeting place for lovers of sea bream, wolves, monkfish, Saint-Pierre, prawns, calamari and other red mullet … 48 bd Aguillon 06600 ANTIBES email@example.com Tel: +33 (0) 4 93 34 18 60
THE FISHERMEN With a star in the Michelin guide, the fame of Les Pêcheurs restaurant is well anchored on the Côte d’Azur. The cuisine is creative and works with virtuosity the aromas gleaned around the Mediterranean basin. C / o Cap d’Antibes Beach Hotel 06160 CAP D’ANTIBES firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +33 (0) 4 92 93 13 30 – Fax: +33 (0) 4 92 93 15 04
EDEN CASINO Slot machines from 0.01 € to 5 € English roulette and electronic roulette – Black Jack – Texas Hold’em Poker (July and August) Retaurant Panoramic: The Grill. Bar, free parking 15, boulevard Edouard Baudoin 06160 Juan-les-Pins email@example.com Tel: +33 (0) 4 92 93 71 71 – Fax: +33 (0) 4 93 61 67 00
WINE BAR (GOLDEN BEEF) The new trendy place of the ramparts of Antibes. On the terrace garden or in its cozy and design living rooms. Wine Bar with musical atmosphere, glasses of wine with slate, tapas. Theme evening, private parties on request. 1, avenue general Maizière 06600 Antibes firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +33 (0) 4 93 34 59 86 – Fax: +33 (0) 4 93 34 59 86
L A SIESTA CLUB From June 13 to August 29, the Siesta Club is pleased to welcome you in an idyllic setting. During the summer season this mythical place of celebration becomes the biggest disco on the seafront of the Côte d’Azur. 2000 Road of the Sea 06600 Antibes email@example.com Tel: +33 (0) 4 93 33 31 31 – Fax: +33 (0) 4 93 95 00 99
ANTHÉA – ANTIPOLIS THEATER OF ANTIBES Varied shows ranging from musicals to dance, theater, opera, music and one-man-shows are on offer, with prestigious names and a range of talents that will seduce the most demanding and all 260 avenue Jules Grec 06600 ANTIBES firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +33 (0) 4 83 76 13 13