A few facts for first time visitors :
The French Riviera gives the impression of a big city of 1 million inhabitants stretching along the coast from Monaco to St-Tropez… And that’s what it is!
The French Riviera is famous for its Mediterranean climate and its great location, 900 km south of Paris.
The French Riviera is … Monaco, Nice, Antibes, Cannes and St-Tropez!
As one of the world’s most visited places, the French Riviera will know just how to welcome you!
Located in the heart of the French Riviera, between Cannes (10km) and Nice (25km), Antibes/Juan-les-Pins offers 25km of sandy beaches and the city itself has retained its 16th century architectural charm.
Juan-les-Pins district, located by the sea, is famous for its endless summer nightlife.
Looking for a place that can be both quiet and fun? Look no further than Antibes!
! To Know !
75 000 inhabitants however that number is nearly doubled in the summer months (15th June – 15th September).
So near to Paris
Close to the world!
Antibes has an average 300 sunny days per year (and 25km of sandy beaches!)
|Winter||8-12°C | 46-54 °F||December-February|
|Spring||14-18°C | 57-64 °F||March-Mid June|
|Summer||25-35°C | 77-96 °F||Mid June-Mid September|
|Autumn||15-23°C | 59-73 °F||Mid September-November|
At 18 km from Nice/Cote d’Azur international airport, Antibes is very easy to reach from anywhere in the world:
Synopsis of Antibes:
|Monte Carlo||45 km||50 min (train)|
|Nice||25 km||35 min (train)|
|Cannes||10 km||15 min (train)|
|St Raphael||60 km||1 hour (train)|
|St Tropez||100 km||90 min (bus, ship)|
|Skiing stations||Less than 2 hours by bus|
|Italy||65 km||1 hour (train)|
|1.5-2€ for an espresso||8€ for a movie ticket|
|3€ for a soda||5-8€ for a drink in a club|
|5€ for a sandwich||2-3€ for a museum visit|
|15€ for a middle-range restaurant|
The city is quite easy to go around and distances are reasonable for walking.
The best way to explore it is by foot!
Scooters and small motorbikes are very practical. Rentals start at 30€ per day.
Large and effective network. A weekly pass costs 10€ bus journey costs 1€.
Thanks to their CIA student card, up to 4 students are entitled to favorable pricing for one way trips after 8pm, costing between 10-20€, depending on the trip and provided it is within Antibes/Juan-les-Pins.
TRAIN AND BUS
Link all the cities along the coast at a frequency of about 1 every 20 minutes every day. Stations are never far away from the beaches.