This defensive building was once a circular tower dating back to 1550 on the site of the Saint-Laurent Chapel. Its construction was perfected under Vauban's command and adapted to the evolution of fire-arms[...]
Pay a visit to the prestigious Antipolis of Antiquity, founded in the 5th century B.C. by the Phoceans and later a major centre of Roman culture. Archaeological collections recall the town's daily life and[...]
While searching for a studio, Pablo Picasso came across the Château Grimaldi and decided to work there in 1946. He completed dozens of works that he later donated to the Museum. You'll also see works by[...]
The different aspects of Mediterranean gardens are presented in this 12.5-acre park.
One of the first acclimation gardens on the Riviera, the Parc Thuret was created by biologist Gustave Thuret in 1857. Today, the property is managed by the National Agronomic Research Institute (INRA). Every[...]
In 1925, the State fixed a sale price of F80,000 on the Chateau Grimaldi, and it was bought by Antibes Council (with a F50,000 subsidy and money raised through sixty donations organised by the Society of[...]
This villa, built in 1867, was designed by Charles Garnier, architect of the Paris Opéra. The owner of this folly named it Eilenroc, the anagram of his wife's first name, Cornélie. The splendid 11-ha park[...]