The town consists of three different areas: Cagnes-Ville, Cros-de-Cagnes and Haut-de-Cagnes
The area has about 50,000 habitants on a yearly basis. There is also a promenade where you can have long walks in the sun and stop by one of the many restaurants and bars along the coast. In Cagnes-sur-Mer, you will also find the new and highly appreciated shopping mall Polygone Riviera with shops and restaurants for all tastes.
Cagnes-sur-Mer is also the meeting place for all the horse racing fans. It has a huge stadium between the city center and the sea. In this area, there are also markets every Monday, and a lot of green areas.
Hauts-de-Cagnes is a medieval village where a great castle, Château Grimaldi, was built. It was constructed by a member 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 round, attracts many international families who are looking for a property for sale in the South of France. Its narrow streets are full of flowers and is home to many local artists. Whether it is an apartment with a sea view or a typical provencal village house , if you are looking for a holiday home in South of France located in a cozy and calm area, Cagnes-sur-Mer is a very good location. Our English-speaking realtors from our real estate agency in Nice can help you to find the home of your dreams.
Cros-de-Cagnes is an old fishing village. Boat builders and fishermen built the beautiful little church Chapelle Saint-Pierre. Even nowadays, fishing is still an important industry in the village. The area offers a completely renovated boardwalk, perfect for a stroll along the shore.
A visit to the Renoir Museum is recommended. Auguste Renoir spent his winters in Cagnes-sur-Mer to ease his rheumatic illness. At a few kilometers, you will find the small and calm town of Saint-Laurent-du-Var you which has great beaches, a nice boardwalk, shops and restaurants.
Many foreigners looking for properties for sale on the French Riviera are attracted by this more calm and charming area. This area is a great alternative for those looking for properties for sale in the South of France between Nice and Cannes!