A charming and dynamic city that vibrates all year round!
Antibes is a beautiful town that was 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 house or apartment on the French Riviera!
If you come to Antibes by car, the first thing you’ll see is a huge medieval fortress near the coast with a stunning view over the Mediteranean sea and the mountains. If you you are looking for an apartment with a terrace and sea view, this area is the perfect place for you!
This city has inspired painters like Picasso, Renoir and Monet and continues to attract many art-lovers as it has conserved the Renaissance touch of its buildings!
Picasso lived and worked in Antibes for many years and you can visit the famous Picasso Museum in the Old Town, which exhibits several of his works of art.
The Old Town of Antibes is surrounded by ancient medieval walls built during the 16th century. Here you can enjoy nice walks with a marvelous view of the Mediterranean. The cobbled streets , alleys and squares of the Old Town feature many shops and restaurants. The stunning Marché Provencal market is a must-see. Many of our international clients recommend Antibes when you are looking at properties for sale 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 is lively all year round! Antibes has many train and bus connections making it easy to get around between the various towns of the French Riviera. Nice International Airport is only a half-an-hour away by car or train, and you can get to Antibes by the TGV express from both Paris and Marseille.
Our French real estate agents can guide you to find the best way to get around Antibes.
Antibes is a very attractive town to buy a property in. Our French realtors at Wretman Estate can help you to find a villa with a private swimming pool, or an apartment with a sea view in Antibes. Many people choose to buy a property and have it as a holiday rental through AirBnb or as use it a holiday home in the South of France. Contact us and one of our English speaking real estate agents will help you find what you need!
Antibes’ 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, popular shopping places and of sandy beaches! It is the civilized version of Ibiza. It is more lively than Antibes, and if you are looking for a cheap property for sale in the South of France, Juan-les-Pins is also less expensive! Our French real estate agents at Wretman Estate can suggest one of our properties for sale in this area.
Each year, one of the biggest jazz festival in Europe takes place known as “Jazz à Juan” with performances of many international artists. Read more about it in our blog post about the top events on the French Riviera. Juan-les-Pins is also home to numerous nightclubs and a bustling nightlife. It is well-known for its central shopping streets with small French designer shops and stores with local products produced in the region.
Juan-les-Pins has now become one of the most attractive locations to travel to, especially for young people from all over the world, which would be the perfect area for a rental investment on the Côte d’Azur.
Cap d’Antibes is a lush peninsula with several beautiful beaches and is the paradise on the French Riviera for many international millionaires. On its stunning coastal trail from which you can get a glimpse of all the many fabulous luxury villas with stunning sea views. At the very end of the peninsula, is one of the most luxurious hotels in the world: Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc.
It is a very charming and calm area, where you can find a lot of spots in the heights with views overlooking the sea, the hills and the horizon.