The town consists of three different areas: Cagnes-ville, Cros-de-Cagnes and Haut-de-Cagnes
Cagnes sur Mer, located between Nice and Antibes, is a town consisting of three different areas, Cagnes-Ville, Cros-de-Cagnes and Hauts-de-Cagnes.
The area has about 50.000 habitants on a yearly basis. Many restaurants and bars are open all year. In Cagnes-sur-Mer you will also find the new and highly appreciated shopping mall Polygone Riviera, with shops and restaurants for all tastes.
Hauts-de-Cagnes is the medieval village where a great castle, Château Grimaldi, was built by an ancestor of the royal family of Monaco in 1309. Nowadays the castle Château Grimaldi is an art museum.
The village, with 600-700 people living there all year around, attracts many international families who are looking to buy a charming apartment on the French Riviera, or a village house in a typical french environment for sale. Bakeries and grocery shops are close by. The narrow streets are full of flowers and host many local artists. In this village its easy to find a home with a fantastic view over the sea and the mountains, our english speaking real estate agents in the south of France can help you find all the village houses, villas and apartments for sale in Cagnes-sur-Mer.
Cros-de-Cagnes is an old fishing village where boat builders and fishermen built the beautiful little church Chapelle Saint-Pierre. Even nowadays, fishing is still an important industry. The area offers a completely renovated boardwalk, perfect for a stroll along the shore.
A visit to the Renoir museum is recommended. August Renoir used to spend his winters in Cagnes-sur-Mer to ease his rheumatic illness thanks to the mild climate. The small and calm town of St Laurent du Var offers great beaches, a nice boardwalk, shops and restaurants. A lot of our clients are looking for seaside properties for sale in Saint-Laurent-du-Var.
Many foreigners looking to buy a property for sale on the French Riviera are attracted by this a bit calmer area. St-Laurent-du-Var offers a good location for property investments in the south of France, many of our customers want to purchase a holiday home close to the sea and the airport on the Riviera.
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