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Biot

 
The departement of the Alpes Maritimes - Pop.: 5.575 h.

Highway A8, exit Villeneuve-Loubet, between Cannes and Nice at 3 km from the sea.
Biot - Square and palm tree



This village perched up high dates to 154 BC and overlooks hills covered with mimosas and olive trees. Visiting Biot is to take a real tour through Provencal history.




Biot - Typical door
It's streets and alleys are names accordingly : la Calade, Le Portugon, Le Cul de Sac, La calade des Migraniers, Lei Croutons, place de l'Airette, rue Rondon, rue des orfevres, place de la Catastrophe (where two houses collapsed on June 12, 1898), and place des Arcades which is outlined on two sides by Romanesque and Gothic arcades. .

Biot - Museum



One can't help but admire the beautiful doors, vaults, stairways, stonework, sundials, cobblestones, and the perspectives from one street to another.



What to see:

Museum of Local History. Fernand Leger Museum.
Glass museum. 6 Glass factories. Pottery factories.
Little sightseeing train. Hiking (7 trails).
13 Arts and crafts galeries (painting, glasswork, sculpture, ceramics, jewelery).



Leisure activities:

Concerts, festivals and cultural excursion from May to December,
Street entertainment, walking pilgrimage, outdoor Mass,
Year round golf school. Tennis. Biking. Poneys.



Accommodation:

Bed and breakfast.
Hotels restaurants.
Holiday rentals.
Campsites.



Neighbouring towns and villages:

Valbonne (9km), Vallauris (10km), Villeneuve-Loubet (7km), Antibes (8km).







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