Destination Antibes / Transfer Nice Antibes
“You could spend every day at the beach in Antibes and feel you’ve had a rewarding trip. But make a point of exploring Antibes’ Old Town as well, called by some the cultural heart of the Côte d’Azur. Visit the Musée Picasso for its splendid artwork, sculpture terrace, and breathtaking views of the Mediterranean. Later, enjoy dozens of restaurants, or take a quick ride into Juan-les-Pins for its lively nightlife.” – tripadvisor.co.uk
Things to Do in Antibes
Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d’Antibes
The market in the old town, Marche provencal, is open every day in the quaint little street of Cours Massena. Stalls set up early every morning loading their fresh local produce displaying a variety of scents and colours in a true provencal style. If market shopping doesn’t tickle your fanct then you can browse the local boutique shops. Following in true Cote d’Azur fashion there is a host of designer chic clothing and jewellery boutiques tied in with the odd souvenir shop.
The Musee Picasso is a well known art museum situated in the Chateau Grimaldi, which is worth going to have a look at itself. Picasso had a short 6 month stay in the Chateau in 1946 but always felt connected to the town of Antibes and on his departure left a number of his art pieces behind which can now be seen in the museum today along with several other artists work
The Fort Carre is located just on the outskirts of the famous Antibes Port Vauban. It a fantastic old stone building that holds the that perches on the edge of the Saint-Roche Penisula with stunning views out over the ocean it is open all year round to tourists.
Marineland Antibes, Antibes
Four parks in one….Marineland, Kid’s Island, Adventure Golf and Aquasplash. You can buy a ticket for one or more of these parks and make your way between them.
Scuba & Snorkeling
Other sporting activities: to keep you entertained. Explore the Antibes and Cap d’Antibes on bike or on foot and experience the breathtaking views from the hills. With an array of luxury and palatial villas lining the winding hillside roads and views that go for miles out to the ocean.
Boat or yacht. There are a number of boating companies who will take you for a luxurious day out on the sea. You can head off to the popular and famous St Tropez and anchor there for the day or just explore more of the beaches along the French Riviera, stopping to have lunch and a glass of rose along the way.
The Villa Eilenroc is architecturally one of the most beautiful villas of the Cote d’Azur. Built in 1865 in the style of the Petit Trianon it enjoys an unrivalled site overlooking the aquamarine waters of the bay
Beautiful and innovative sculpture” Amidst the conspicuous wealth of the craft moored in Port Vauban sits this glorious work by Jaume Plensa. You first see it from a distance, a hazy, slightly indistinct yet huge figure looking wistfully out to sea. When you solve the puzzle of how to get close to it, you realise that the figure is sitting with his/her knees drawn
Eden Roc- Rank #1 of 100 best hotel and resort of the word with the most breathtaking views of the sea
How to get to Antibes?
Getting To Antibes By Air
The closest international airport to Antibes is Nice Cote d’Azur. It is France’s second busiest airport, after Paris with more than 9 million visitors using it each year and there are daily scheduled flights from almost every continent.
There are daily direct flights from North, South and Central Europe as well as North Africa, the Middle East, the United States and Canada. Use Nice Cote d’Azur international airport website to see which airlines fly and to get their contact details. It is one of the better airport sites with great information about getting to and from Nice and it is in multiple languages.
There is also a smaller private airport at Cannes that is closer to Antibes but it for private charter planes or helicopter transfers. Find contact details for both airports in our directory.
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Getting to Antibes/ Transfer Nice Antibes By Rail
The European rail network has been in operation since the late 1800’s and it was the first mode of mass public transport into the French Riviera, inspired by her famous and far-flung fans. There are several online cooperative sites that will coordinate inter European rail travel and make booking tickets and planning journeys a one stop shop. It’s a useful service as the many independent rail companies criss crossing Europe can have difficult websites to comprehend or translate. Look in the RG Directory under ‘Transport’ in any area to find details of useful websites.
From most European major cities, the Eurostar or National French train links connect through Paris. From Paris the TGV (high speed train) takes you as far as Nice and from there you will need to catch a local train to Antibes as the TGV is a direct service. There are Taxis in a rank outside the main exit although most places are a short walk away.
From the Italian side, trains from Rome arrive direct into Nice where you can take the local coastal train to Antibes. Trains from Eastern Europe, Milan and Turin connect through Genoa. For information on trains further afield use the contact details in the RG Directory.
The journey from Paris to Nice takes about five and half hours on the TGV and costs about €125 one way. From Nice the local train to Antibes takes about twenty minutes. See below for more local information on trains on the Cote d’Azur.
How to get around Antibes
Antibes is the second largest town in the department after Nice so it is quite large and sprawling as it incorporates Antibes, Cap d’Antibes, Sophia Antipolis and Juan-les-Pins. Getting your bearings and knowing what part of the town your holiday apartment or rental villas is located in is key to getting around successfully. There are plenty of options though and the information below may help you figure it all out.
Antibes by Taxi /VTC
Transfer Nice Antibes from Airport: Antibes is about 20km west of Nice and so the journey should only take about half an hour depending on the traffic. Note that with a taxi you risk have a surcharge with traffic gem and you can’t pay by credit card. ANN provide you a service transfer Nice Antibes with our chosen fleet and cars as your needs. You can request a simple transfer or simple return transfer. We provide also a rental hourly car with chauffeur bilingue then you can go anywhere with your transfer Nice Antibes easily and no stress. Book your private car for your transfer Nice Antibes or contact us for more information!
Transfer Nice Antibes by bus
There is a bus terminus outside the arrivals halls of Nice airport terminals 1 and 2. There is a free shuttle between the two terminal and the bus to Antibes leaves from platform 0 at Terminal 1.The bus number is 200 and will be going to Cannes. The journey will take the best part of an hour and will cost €1 from this year. A new service called Noctam’bus means that there are now night buses running until 4.00am
Transfer Nice Antibes from Nice airport by train first involves a bus ride into Nice Ville Gare to get to the train station. The journey to Antibes will take about twenty minutes and will cost in the region of €5.
The trains are regular and you can buy your tickets from machines or ticket desks in the train station. You can also pre-book tickets online via the website although there is no English translation on the page.
Antibes by Road
There are several roads that you can use to access Antibes. The main motorway route is the A8 and Antibes lies at junction 44. The exit is a tolled junction so prepare to pay €1.30 at the exit.There is also the route national road or RN as it is signed. This follows the coastline more or less and takes you on a scenic trip along the sea. It is the slower route. This road follows all the way along the coast, around Cap d’Antibes, into Juan-les-Pins and off towards Cannes.
Antibes by Sea
Well Antibes certainly has no problem with providing facilities for boats, it is the largest Marina in Europe for pleasure cruisers spread over three ports. The problem comes in its popularity.There are almost 3000 berths in Antibes and it houses some of the largest and most spectacular privately owned yachts in the world. There are however limited visitor berths and they have to be reserved some time in advance.
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