Villages close to the nature
Valbonne, bordering the river la Brague, is a charming French village that contrast from traditionally perched villages. Indeed, monks designed the village a few centuries ago with straight alley ways and streets, giving the village an unusual rectangular shape.
The village offers art galleries, restaurants and all types of shops. A market that is spread all over the village is held every Friday between 8.00 and 14.00. It features locally produced food, clothes and even antiques.
Sophia Antipolis, a modern technological area nicknamed “France’s Silicon Valley”, which houses hundreds of companies and also universities with focus on science and engineering.
Other charming towns in this area also include: Mouans-Sartoux, Plascassier, Pegomas, La Roquette-sur-Siagne and Biot. In one and half to two hours you reach the ski resorts Valberg, Val d’Allos and Isola 2000.