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.
The museum is a unique example of private foundation in Europe. Painters and artists have worked in collaboration with the architect Josep-Lluis Sert to create an integrated system of building and works of art, such as the labyrinth of Miró, characterised by sculptures and ceramics, mosaics of Chagall, glasses of Brail and Bury’s fountain. The Maeght Foundation owns one of the most prestigious collections in Europe regarding the art of the XX century. The most famous works of art of the foundation belong to Bonnard, Braque, Calder, Chagall, Giacometti, Léger, Miró. 20 km away from the hotel – 30’ by car.
L’Espace de l’Art Concret is a contemporary art center endowed with an abstract art collection unequalled in France: the Albers-Honegger Donation. Since its opening, the eac has developed its program of artistic, cultural and educational events around three complementary missions: Conservation, research mission revolving around the temporary exhibits and raising awareness about contemporary art. 20 km away from the hotel - 30' by car.
Eze-bord-de-Mer offers a little stretch of pebbled beach, that offers a few nice private beaches. Thanks to their size, these clubs offer a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere: a relaxing spot to take in the beauty of the Côte d’Azur’s stunning turquoise sea and lush pine forests. 36 km away from the hotel - 35' drive.
In Mandelieu La Napoule you will find two magnificient golf courses:
The Golf Club Cannes-Mandelieu, a par 71, 18 hole golf course of 5745 metres, also known as the 'Old Course', came into being in the late 1800's and was later redesigned by Harry Colt, which is evident by the shape and length of some of the bunkers. A characteristic and principal hazard of this golf course, is the numerous parasol pine trees which make their presence felt by their size
The Riviera Golf "Domaine de Barbossi" is an oasis of tranquillity and it lies at the foot of the Esterel mountains between cork oaks, stone pines and the gentle flow of the Riou Argentiere river. Designed by the American architect Robert Trent Jones Sr., this 18 hole par 71 course suitable for competitors of all levels, is an absolute marvel where aesthetic emotion and technical features have been combined.
21 km away from the hotel - 30' drive. For further information or to book your tee time, e-mail us.
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.
The village of Mougins, located at few kilometres from Cannes and the lights of the Coast, has always had a direct link with the world of the painters and arts. In the centre of the village you will be able to discover a selection of artists boutique, Provencal ateliers and some interesting restaurants. 15 km away from the hotel – 20’ drive.
Matisse Museum: the museum is situated on the hill of Cimiez, not far from the Franciscan monastery with its gardens, the Hotel Regina, where Matisse lived, and the Gallo-Roman ruins. Since the 5th of January 1963 the Museum has been welcoming visitors who have been able to admire the collection of works left by the artist (and his heirs) to the city of Nice.
Chagall Museum: result of Chagall’s donation to France, this museum built 1972 houses the most important permanent collection of the painter’s work.
The Museum of Modern Art: designed by Bayard and Vidal, it presents French and American avant-garde movements from the 1960s to the present.
The Russian Cathedral: built in 1912, the Cathédrale Saint-Nicolas is famous for its six gilded onion domes and its façade of ochre brick. It is the biggest orthodox cathedral outside Russia.25 km away from the hotel - 45' drive.
Saint Paul’s village is a real gem of the French Riviera. Inside the city walls you will discover a dedalus of little streets rich of art galleries and typical shops. Take the time to meet local people, around the famous balls game. You will have the pleasure to know a new way of life, typical of Southern France. 20 km away from the hotel - 25’ drive.
Mala beach was inaugurated in 1933 in memory of the dancer Mala who was the friend of the last Russian Tzar. She liked to walk there with her famous lover during their secret stays at the villa Alam nearby. It is located in a beautiful bay surrounded by high white cliffs and it offers clear and transparent sea together with unique views of Beaulieu and Cap Ferrat. The beach offers a tender-service to arrive in style in this luxurious bay. 39 km away from the hotel - 40' 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.
Unique collection concerned with science and discovery of rare species. Don’t miss the shark lagoon, a real technical and biological achievement that unveils the beauty and diversity of coral reefs and other living entities in a vast acquarium. 46 km away from the hotel – 50’ by car.
The Golf de Terre Blanche consists of two of the most beautiful golf courses in Europe, designed by Dave Thomas. Both courses at the Domaine de Terre Blanche provide a high standard of care and maintenance. Possibility of club rental. Le Château : 5939 metres, par 71. Le Riou : 6433 metres, par 72. 57 km away from the hotel - 45’ Drive. For further information or to book your tee time, e-mail us.
We invite you to discover The Mall, the new shopping destination of the Italian Riviera. Just next to Sanremo, the "Capital' of the Flowers'Riviera, you will find a selection of luxury shops where you will be able to shop at advantageous prices. We will be pleased to organize a limousine transfer or, if you wish, use one of the shuttles proposed by the shopping centre from Nice or Monaco...
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.
Between the famous village of Saint Tropez and Ramatuelle, the Bay of Pampelonne hosts a beautiful sandy beach. Some world famous clubs (Le Club 55, Niki Beach, Tahiti, etc.) will propose different but always fashionable and glamorous ambiances. 105 Km from the hotel – 1h30’ drive
Architectural work of art, this course has been designed by Bob Van Hagge. The golf has a spectacular structure of 6400 metres, par 71, and opened in 1993. Possibility of club rental. 21 km away from the hotel - 25’ drive. For further information or to book your tee time, e-mail us.
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.