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The resort town of Antibes is located between Cannes and Nice on the Mediterranean coast. Its naturally protected port made it an important trading centre. Today, its booming tourism industry is thanks to the many historic sites and fun activities. The accommodation in Antibes varies from hotels, apartments to hostels and guest houses. The beach themed accommodation and beach resorts in Antibes are usually the top choice for visitors.
Historic Antibes sites and museums
There are many historic sites in this lovely town and they are all worth exploring. The Villa Eilenroc and Fort Carre are both top sights for visitors and Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d’Antibes is a popular historic walking area.
Another popular local landmark is the Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe). Some visitors believe that it can be difficult to find but, if you plan your trip ahead of time, you can orientate yourself accordingly. Otherwise, you could always check with one of the locals.
One of the most famous of all the local museums is the Musee Picasso. It is located inside an old castle and features various works of this great artist. The Musee Napoleonien, Peynet Museum and Musee de la Ceramique are also worth visiting while in Antibes.
Fun things to do in Antibes
A trip to Juan les Pins Main Beach is a great way to spend an entire day. There’s no better way to relax than by soaking up some sun and enjoying the soothing sounds of the ocean. A popular water activity in Antibes is stand-up paddle boarding so, look up one of the local companies if you fancy trying something new. For enthusiastic and experienced stand-up paddle boarders, you will probably find this to be one of the biggest highlights of your trip.
Families often enjoy making their way to Marineland. Here, they host shows with dolphins, seals and more. A trip to Marineland can easily keep everyone entertained and occupied for the whole day.
Some other fun activities and sights in Antibes include a trip on one of the local boats or ferries, a visit to the Cathedrale Notre Dame de la Platea d’Antibes and a day at the Thuret Garden (Jardin Thuret). With so many different activities, you can be sure that a trip to Antibes will prove memorable for everyone.