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Antibes, together with the seaside resort of Juan les Pins,with its marina Port Vauban the largest marina in Europe, is a popular holiday destination on the Cote d'Azur. The city is very well connected with other sea resorts in the area, it is close to the Route 8, the railway line from Marseille to Monaco, and in the immediate vicinity of the airport of Nice. In Antibes is the Picasso Museum in Chateau Grimaldi and contains all the work that Pablo Picasso did during his stay in Antibes. The Jazz Festival of Juan les Pins has gain a reputation worldwide. Given the success by the first edition of the Jazz Festival in Juan les Pins was renewed every year in July.
Further south is the famous peninsula Cap d'Antibes where Francis Scott Fitzgerald set part of his novel, Tender is the night, and one of the most exclusive (and expensive) hotels in the world, the Hotel du Cap.
The beach promenades of Golfe Juan and Juan les Pins are typical of the Côte d'Azur with residential buildings near to the seafront, palm promenades. The best beaches located in the east of Juan-les-Pins between the casino and the Port de Gallice. The rocky peninsula of Cap d'Antibes has few beaches. In the vicinity of the old city, there are no beaches, a smaller beach lies south of it, at the narrowest point of the peninsula, the major beaches are far to the north.
In the 5th century BC settled here the Greeks from Massilia (Marseille) a trading post at the western end of the big Baie des Anges. Because of its location in front of Nikea (Nice) to the other side of the bay, the new settlement, the present Antibes, was called Antipolis. A big name for a small town, because it covered only a space between the sea and the current cours Massena, surrounded by a a small dock with a port. Two centuries later came the Romans, who brought prosperity to large Antipolis and the important city expand and strengthened. During the 5th century bc the city was completely destroyed. Of the buildings from the old time is therefore virtually nothing remaining. The French kings made Antibes to a strong fortified city, the Fort Carre on the north side of the bay Anse-Saint-Roch, still remains. Around 1895, the beautiful strongholds were demolished .

Cheap accommodation in Antibes

Hotel Residéal Antibes-Juan-les-Pins, 240, avenue Jules Grec
€ 36 per room per night
Residéal is a beautiful residence hotel located in Antibes, only 800 metres from the beaches and Port Vauban, offering the ideal setting for your holiday in the French Riviera. On-site amenities include a bar, a restaurant, two outdoor swimming pools, more

Hotel Teranga Antibes-Juan-les-Pins, 2, Rue Marcel Paul (angle Rue du Printemps)
€ 37 per room per night
he Teranga Hotel is located in the heart of Juan les Pins, near the Casino, the Convention Center and only 200 metres fromn the sea. Situated in a friendly and comfortable setting the hotel's location is appropriate for business of for leisure with... More

Hotel Trianon Antibes-Juan-les-Pins, 14, avenue de l'Esterel
€ 41 per room per night
Thanks to its convenient location in Juan Les Pins, between Nice and Cannes, to its friendly staff and to its attractive prices, Trianon is a good hotel choice for your stays on the French Riviera. Trianon Hotel is located close to Juan Les Pins train more details

Hotel Stars Antibes Antibes-Juan-les-Pins, La Pinède du Valbosquet 905 Chemin du Valbosquet
€ 44 per room per night
The Hotel is located in Antibes, one of the most prized areas of the French Riviera, around 10 minutes by car from the beaches and very close to the Carrefour shopping centre. This cosy property offers nice interiors and guestrooms to guarantee its.. more details

Hotel Idéal Antibes-Juan-les-Pins, 12, Rue Pierre Loti
€ 45 per room per night
For your sea holidays on the French Coast, Idéal hotel is the perfect choice, thanks to its warm ambience and its vicinity from the beach, located less then 100 metres away. This little and charming hotel enjoys an excellent location in Antibes-Juan les.... more details

Hotel Au Tropico Antibes-Juan-les-Pins, 3, Avenue de l'Amiral Courbet
€ 54 per room per night
Au Tropico enjoys an excellent position in the heart of Juan-Les-Pins, only 5 minutes from the beach and the town centre, near the railway station and the airport bus shuttle terminal. From 22th September 2006, Mr and Mrs Yves Vérot, the new hotel.....more details

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