To not miss the Antibes Juan-les-Pins highlights
To freely visit a city, a map in one hand, the camera in the other, is great. But to visit it with a smiling guide that will answer all your questions, isn't that just better?
The Tourist and Convention Bureau offers you to tour around the city with qualified guides, specialized in its History and its stories.
Theme tours that you can join by reservation only, are organized every month. And if you come in group, ''à la carte'' tours can be organized.
Differents guided tour themes are offered
Old Antibes, step by step :
Departure from the Antibes Tourist Office, 42 avenue Robert Soleau. During this walking tour, you will discover the fascinating history of Antibes, a city created by the Greeks and developed by the Romans, ravaged by the Barbarians, then fortified under the reign of Henri IV and Louis XIV. Enjoy the beauty of its medieval town, its ramparts walls along the seafront, the Provencal market, the famous Port Vauban and the flowery Safranier neighbourdhood.
Guided tour in the footsteps of the great painters :
Learn to love Antibes through the eyes of the different artists who lived or stayed here and painted the town and its landscapes. Thanks to panels set up on the very spots where the originals were painted, you can follow in the footsteps of those artists and understand how they became fascinated by the extraordinary light and magical colours of the French Riviera.
Juan-les-Pins, from the Belle Epoque the Roaring Twenties
A discovery of the resort's History, from its creation back in the 19th up until today.
You can admire the hidden gems of Juan-les-Pins, which was already appreciated by Maupassant and Monet when they stayed on the Riviera, as well as the Belle Epoque villas and their lush gardens; the palaces and dance halls from the Roaring Twenties and the famous names who went there; the international jazz stage of the pine grove, Pinède Gould...
Guided tour on the coastal path “sentier de Tire-Poil”
Immerse in the nature of the Cap d’Antibes : discover with a guide the landscapes, the points of view and the remarkable species of the Tire-Poil path. Sea Lavendar, Jupiter Beard, Common Tern… these are the suggestive names which indicate the natural wealth of this little paradise on the Mediterranean coast. You will meet native and exotic plants and will learn to respect the protected species present on the Cap d’Antibes.
A naturalistic, educational, playful and sports activity for the whole family!
Gourmet Antibes (in summer only) :
A greedy gateway that will make you wander in the lovely streets of the Old Antibes in order to taste the local flavors. Let the historical heritage of the city and the local craftsman know-how fill you with wonder! It truly is a delight for the eyes and the taste buds.
Each month, this guided tour is scheduled in French only. This tour is possible for groups, in English, on request.