Antibes is a town on the French Riviera. Cap d’Antibes and Cannes bay separate it from the Baie des Anges. The area known as the Old Town and the port are among the greatest attractions of this holiday detination and Juan les Pins is on the bay of Cannes. During the summer months there are a lot of tourists, especially French vacationers. In the evening, everyone goes out in one of the restaurants in the Old Town and Juan les Pins areas.

Antibes, French Riviera

Antibes was founded by the Greeks over 2000 years ago under the name of Antipolis, shortly after the Roman Empire was built. The first tourists came here in the 1880s, mainly from the adjacent city, Juanes les Pins, which was built in the late nineteenth century.

Tourists who go to this area are usually divided between the modern history of Cap d’Antibes and Juan-les-Pins, though they are separated by several hundred years of history, but are practically the same resort. As soon as you arrived, you will realize that a holiday in the area is much more expensive than what you would probably expect. In order to give you an idea of ​​one of the hotels that you can choose for their accommodation services, a Coke costs about 8 euros, the same as a gourmet lunch at a restaurant.

Antibes beach

On the other hand, the landscape is absolutely perfect, with a clear sky and an even clearer sea, so that relaxation comes immediately. In addition, it seems that this is one of the favorite places of secret millionaires drawn to Ivory Coast, the sea can be seen many castles hidden behind lush vegetation, on land which you could have no idea. Moreover, in the heyday, the Antibes Côte d’Azur attracted names like Brigitte Bardot and Jean Paul Belmondo. Furthermore, the area has inspired painters such as Picasso, who spent some time in Cap d’Antibes. Also in the resort there is a museum dedicated to the painter.

Finally, one of the main drawbacks of the area is related to the fact that most of the beaches are very narrow (this is also valid for the entire coast) and many of the chairs are placed on concrete surfaces and come in very limited numbers. Access is expensive, prices for a day on the beach ranging between 25 and 30 euros. However, if you can afford it, the investment is definitely worthwhile.