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Cagnes sur Mer

 
The departement of the Alpes Maritimes - Pop.: 44.207 h.

Exit Cagnes sur Mer on highway A8, 13km. from Nice and airport.
Cagnes sur Mer, beaches



Even though well adapted to modern living, this seaside resort still has the atmosphere ot the leisurely, friendly, every day life of these history charged villages of the Cote d'Azur.


Hauts de Cagnes, bell tower


As does everyone, you too, will fall under the charm of the Haut de Cagnes (the old city at the top).

This medieval quarter is full of tiny streets, stairs,little restaurants and old houses that gradually descend down and blend with the modern lower city.

Hauts de Cagnes, street



Cagnes is also a City of artists with such painters as Ziem, Derain, Cezanne, Renoir, Modigliani who all helped to make this city famous.




Cagnes sur Mer, Cros de Cagnes
Cagnes is a fishing village and a seaside resort. Strolling about the old fishing port af Cros de Cagnes is a must, and while you're there you will surely be tempted by some grilled fish or to try the local specialty of Poutine.

Beach lovers and sun worshippers will be gratified by all the water sports available.



What to see:

The old quarter. Renoir domain and museum. Grimaldi castle and museum.
House of Artists. Contempory Art Exhibitions, galeries, workshops,
St. Pierre Church. Notre Dame de Protection Chapel (14th. c.).



Leisure activities:

Water sports, sports meets, musical gatherings.
Day and night horse racing at the Hippodrome of the Cote d'Azur. .



Accommodation:

Hotels.
Bed and breakfast.
Campsites.
Holiday rentals.



Neighbouring towns and villages:

Saint Laurent du Var (6 km), Villeneuve Loubet (6 km) et La Colle sur Loup (8 km).







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