Antibes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Antibes in Alpes-Maritimes

Visit Antibes: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: One of the most picturesque towns on the Riviera, Antibes also has a very lively town centre and a lovely market

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Antibes. For detailed visitor information see the Antibes travel guide.

Antibes is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 17 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Antibes is 692 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Antibes

The Cap d'Antibes peninsula is a tranquil region between Antibes and Juan-les-Pins, with a nice coast path and public gardens: Cap d'Antibes

Tourist classifications for Antibes include "aquarium".

Popular places to visit nearby include Cap d'Antibes at 4 km and Biot at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Antibes, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Antibes in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-Maritimes

Map of places to visit near Antibes

Markets in and near Antibes

Market days in Antibes: weekly market: Wednesday & every day except Monday;

  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (0km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (9km)
  • Cannes: market Monday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Cannes: market every day except Monday (10km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (13km)
  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (15km)

More information about Antibes, Provence

Tourist attractions near Antibes, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Antibes.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (29km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (10km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (0km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (16km)
  • Jardin botanique (18km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (19km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (21km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (25km)
  • Serre de la Madone (37km)
  • Palais Carnolès (37km)
  • La citronneraie (37km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (19km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (21km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (27km)
  • Tete de Chien (28km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (12km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (20km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (33km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Antibes

Canton: Antibes

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Antibes

from Nice (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 692 km

from Calais: 910 km

from Nice: 18 km

from Bordeaux: 629 km

from Strasbourg: 558 km

Getting here

Antibes is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into Nice airport. Coming from the UK by car the route takes about 12 hours (can be busy in summer). For driving distances to Antibes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biot, Juan-les-Pins and Vallauris.

This page in French: Visiter Antibes