The Provencal Market in Antibes is a true Landmark of the French Riviera. It takes place every morning, except on Monday, along the Cours Masséna. The producers sell local fruits, vegetables, marmalades, spices, olives, cheeses…You cannot miss a visit to the Rue Sade, a narrow street that goes up to the market. There you will find some little pretty shops, very different one to the other. 3 Km away from the hotel - 10’ drive.
Biot’s first glass production opened in 1956, under the influence of Mister Eloi Monod. Thanks to him, the first glasses, plates etc. were produced. The tradition is still alive. The different glass producers will let you discover their passion and they will welcome you for a demonstration in their shops or galleries. 8 Km away from the hotel - 15’ drive.
Between sea and hills, the Village of Vallauris is very famous for its pottery. At the heart of the village, on the Boulevard Clemenceau, you will find several shops and galleries that sell local handmade productions. Do not miss a visit to the Place à l’Homme au Mouton, famous statue by Pablo Picasso. 6 Km away from the hotel – 10’ drive.
Started in 1949, the Confiserie Florian is located between Tourrettes and Bar sur Loup and it is tastefully decorated with local furniture of the 17th and 18th century. Here they know how to change into sweets the most delicious fruits and lovely flowers of the area. The best products are: flower and citrus fruit marmalades, crystallized flowers, home made chocolates, glazed fruits, three chocolates orangettes. 30 km away from the hotel - 45' drive.
Grasse is often considered as the World's Perfumes Capital. You will find many producers who perpetuate this unique tradition. Among them, at the heart of the historic centre, we suggest you a visit to Fragonard, a historic perfumes and cosmetics factory equipped with the most modern laboratories and workshops. The staff will be delighted to welcome you for a free guided tour during which they will reveal some of the secrets of perfume making to you. 25 km away from the hotel - 45’ drive.
Alziari is considered as the niçoise brand par excellence. Their quality of products doesn’t have to be confirmed anymore: oil: olive paste, “tapenade”, olives…Situated in the Nice old town, Alziari boutique is the last olive oil mill in Nice, founded in 1868. You will be able to taste the different oils and discover all the products of the Mediterranean gastronomy. 25 km away from the hotel - 45' drive.
Founded in 1897, the flower market is one of the most picturesque and exceptional markets in France. Every morning, except Monday, under the coloured tents you will find many kinds of flowers and plants. Most of them are grown on the terraced hills of the Riviera. Even if you do not want to buy anything, the market is a good place for a charming stroll. On Monday, in the same area, you will find an antiques market. 25 km away from the hotel - 45' drive.
Located in the hills between Cannes and Saint Tropez, Sainte Roseline is one of the most famous Chateaux for the Cote de Provence Wines. The abbey, recently restored, features a beautiful Medieval cloister, a chapel and a beautiful cellar, all availabe for a visit. Based on seven centuries of grapevine cultivation, it can be said of Château Sainte Roseline’s terroir that it is one of the most outstanding productions in Provence. Their rosé is an experience itself...50 km away from the hotel - 45' drive.