Sightseeing route in Antibes

Antibes

【City description】

It is a city of the Mediterranean. The center city is surrounded by the stone walls. The Grimaldi Castle in the city is used as Picasso Museum at present. There are many narrow streets in the old area and we can discover the beautiful view there. The Castle Carré is located in the north of the city and the form is like a throwing star when we look at it on the map.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★☆☆

【Time required】

 4 h 30

【Budget】

 14 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★★☆

【Sightseeing route】


Downtown Map



【Start】

①Antibes station

Gare d’Antibes

★We visit the castle before visit in the center city. Turn left in front of the station to go to November 11 Avenue. When you go through beside a soccer ground, you’ll find a path between the ground and the beach. Go to the path. It takes 25 minutes by walk.


②Carre Forteresse

Fort Carré

Time required: 40 min / Admission fee: 3 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 12 h 30 / 1 h 30 pm – 5 h (until 6 pm in summer / until 4 h 30 pm in winter)

Close: Sunday, Monday, 1/1, 5/1,11/1, 12/25

It is necessary to participate in the guide tour.

★Return to the station with the same route. Go to November 11 Avenue beside the harbor.


③Le Nomade

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

It’s a monument composed by alphabets.

★Go back the route a bit and enter the center city by Auberon St. Turn left to go to Rampe des Saleurs Promenade.


④Picasso Museum

Musée Picasso

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 8 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 1 pm / 2 pm – 6 pm (10 am – 6 pm between June and September)

Close: Monday, 1/1, 5/1,11/1, 12/25

★Go to the back of the museum.


⑤Antibes Cathedral

Cathédrale Notre Dame de l’Immaculée Conception

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 8 am – noon / 3 pm -6 pm

Close: No

★Turn left to go to Arceaux St and go through Masséna Square to go to Georges Clemenceau. You arrive at National Square. It takes 5 minutes.


⑥Peynet Museum

Musée Peynet 

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 3 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 1 pm / 2 pm – 5 pm (10 am -6 pm in summer)

Close: Monday, 1/1, 5/1,11/1, 12/25

★Go straight on Thuret St and go out from the center city. Then, go back to the station with the same route. It takes 15 minutes.



【Goal】

Antibes station


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