Antibes tourism and travel guide

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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

Antibes is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

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.

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".

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cap d\'Antibes at 4 km and Biot at 6 km.

Antibes, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Juan-les-Pins

Juan-les-Pins

Seaside resort at 2 km (direction west-south-west)

A short distance west of Antibes, Juan-les-Pins is one of the liveliest resorts in...

See Juan-les-Pins guide
Cap d\'Antibes

Cap d'Antibes

at 4 km (direction south-south-east)

The Cap d'Antibes peninsula is a tranquil region between Antibes and Juan-les-Pins, with a...

See Cap d'Antibes guide
Biot

Biot

at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

The arcacded houses around Place des Arcades are the start of your visit to...

See Biot guide
Valmasque Parc

Valmasque Parc

at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

Valmasque Parc is a tranquil park of trees and picnic areas...

See Valmasque Parc guide
 
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Iles de Lérins

Iles de Lérins

Island at 9 km (direction south-west)

The Iles de Lérins is a peaceful group of islands to the south of...

See Iles de Lérins guide
Cagnes-sur-Mer

Cagnes-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

If you visit the resort and beaches of Cagnes-sur-Mer be sure to also explore...

See Cagnes-sur-Mer guide
Cannes

Cannes

Seaside resort at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

Cannes has a charming town and harbour area, and is one of the most...

See Cannes guide
Ile Sainte-Marguerite

Ile Sainte-Marguerite

Island at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

The Ile Sainte-Marguerite is one of the Iles de Lérins on the Cote d'Azur...

See Ile Sainte-Marguerite guide
Ile Saint-Honorat

Ile Saint-Honorat

Island at 10 km (direction south-west)

The Ile Saint-Honorat, one of the Iles de Lerins south of Cannes, is best...

See Ile Saint-Honorat guide
Mougins

Mougins

at 11 km (direction west)

You will want to pause several times to admire the views across Cannes Bay...

See Mougins guide
Valbonne

Valbonne

at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

Very quiet when we visited, we found Valbonne to be an almost undiscovered small...

See Valbonne guide
Saint-Paul-de-Vence

Saint-Paul-de-Vence

at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

On of the highlights in the pretty village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence is the famous Museum...

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

The Fondation Maeght art gallery in Saint-Paul-de-Vence features works by famous modern artists such...

See Fondation Maeght guide
Opio

Opio

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

Opio is a tiny village in the hills, with very far-reaching views...

See Opio guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Antibes, France

What to do at Antibes? 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)
  • Palais Carnolès (37km)
  • La citronneraie (37km)
  • Serre de la Madone (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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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