A green lung for Juan-les-Pins
La Pinède, a pine grove in the heart of Juan-les-Pins, serves as a green lung for this part of the town. There are two parts to this park, which is located right by the sea. To the north is a children’s playground, a merry-go-round, a sculpture by Sosno, and benches for sitting either in the sunshine or in the shade of age-old umbrella pines. In July, free early-evening concerts, known as Jammin’Summer sessions, are staged here during the town’s annual international jazz festival,
Jazz à Juan
Every year in July, a huge metal stage on the edge of the beach turns Pinède Gould
The southerly part of the park is known, into an open-air theatre, hosting a variety of concerts - more particularly, since 1960 it has been the main venue for Jazz à Juan. In fact, on the footpath alongside Pinède Gould, you can see the handprints of jazzmen who have performed at the festival.