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 an 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!