A charming and dynamic city which is vibrating all year around
Antibes, situated between Cannes and Nice, is a beautiful old town founded by the Greeks in 300 B.C. The climate is pleasant all year around, making it the perfect place for those looking to buy a holiday apartment in the south of France.
Picasso lived and worked here for many years and you can visit the famous Picasso museum in the old town, exhibiting several of his works.
The old Antibes is surrounded by an ancient protective wall where you can enjoy nice walks with marvelous view over the Mediterranean. The narrow streets, alleys and squares of the old town feature many shops and restaurants. The stunning Marché Provencal market is a must-visit. Purchasing a holiday home in the old town of Antibes is on top of the list for many english speaking people on the French Riviera.
The modern Port Vauban, is one of Europe’s largest private boat harbors with sailboats and yachts from all over the world, making Antibes a dynamic and international city that lives all year round. Antibes has good train and bus connections and you can easily get around between the various towns on the Riviera. Nice international Airport is only half an hour away by car or train, and you can get to Antibes by the TGV express from both Paris and Marseille.
It’s a very attractive city to buy a property in. Wretman Estate can help you to purchase a villa with pool, a charming penthouse or apartment with seaview for sale in Antibes. Many people choose to buy a property and rent it out through AirBnb or as holiday rental. Contact us and we will help you find what you need!
Antibes’ closest neighbour, Juan-les-Pins is the seaside resort that was until the early 1900s a quiet fishing village and has today evolved into a “jetset” destination with casinos, luxury hotels and popular residences. Each year, a world renowned jazz festival with performances of many international artists is held. Juan-les-Pins is also home to numerous nightclubs and a bustling nightlife as well as beautiful sandy beaches. Properties are often less expensive here than in Antibes, which makes Juan-les-Pins an attractive place to invest in.
Cap d’Antibes is a lush peninsula with several beautiful beaches. You can walk around it in a few hours thanks to a stunning coastal trail from which you can get a glimpse of the fabulous mansions with stunning sea views. At the very end of the peninsula is one of the most luxurious hotels in the world, the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc. Contact one of our english speaking brokers on the French Riviera if you are looking for villas or apartments for sale in Cap d’Antibes.