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Espace mer et littoral

Protected sector ,  Maritime at Cap D'antibes, Antibes

  • For the last of the works, the entrance is situated in the road curve front of Graillon carpark.

    Admire an exceptional site
    The Graillon Battery is made up of a historic enclosure and a 2.2-hectare pine forest that dives into the sea through coas...
    For the last of the works, the entrance is situated in the road curve front of Graillon carpark.

    Admire an exceptional site
    The Graillon Battery is made up of a historic enclosure and a 2.2-hectare pine forest that dives into the sea through coastal cliffs. This site summarizes, on a constrained space, the remarkable landscapes and habitats of the Mediterranean littoral on 3 levels to be discovered by a natural progression:

    • Pine forest of Aleppo pines dominating the sea
    • Cliffs limestones with sprayed vegetation, sheltering many species , rare and patrimonial
    • Small bottoms and drop-offs at the foot of the Cape cliffs, populated by posidonia meadows or coralligenous habitat After this long military past, the City of Antibes Juan-les-Pins and the Conservatoire du Littoral create the Sea and Coastal Area, an environmental education tool to discover the marine and terrestrial habitats and species of our corner of the Mediterranean.

    The Graillon Battery is located in full Natura 2000 site. This governance allows today the implementation of a management plan for the preservation of these exceptional natural spaces present on our littoral. From June to September, from 10h to 18h30 non-stop from Tuesday to Saturday inclusive and August 15th, 21 and 22 September. Come and discover a rich and natural marine and terrestrial heritage.

    Free entry

    Explore a preserved coastline: Accompanied by a naturalist guide, explore the Cap d'Antibes in all its dimensions.
    Underwater hikes: children from 8 years (20 € / adults and 15 € / children from 8 to 14 years), equipment provided (shorti, fins, masks, snorkels). Rate for group (8 person) : 15€/person
    Information and reservations required: +33 (0) 4.93.61.45.32 or on www.graillon-aquarando.com

    A kayak trip: Take a tour and discover the Cap d'Antibes in a two-seater kayak.
    Accompanied children from 8 years old and unaccompanied from 12 years old. Rates: 22 € / child; 26 € / adult Group of 4 people: 20 € / pers. Equipment provided (lifejacket, kayak, paddles) Information and reservation required 04 93 61 45 32 or http://cap.kayak.fr
Services
  • Equipment
    • Picnic area
Openings
  • From July 15, 2020
    until August 31, 2020
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM