Cagnes-sur-Mer is located on the French Riviera just a few miles fromNice. It is a unique coastal town where history lurks at every turn, with castles standing high above quaint, narrow, ivy covered streets. Do not let this fool you though. The village has adapted magnificently to the pressures of modern life and the desire for top quality facilities. The old village blends perfectly into the more modern regions by the coast. This is a place why defies anyone not to fall in love with it and keep returning to holiday rental accommodation in Cagnes-sur-Mer. The village has everything, from its medieval old town to the bustling seaside district, whatever your mood, you are certain to have an unforgettable holiday in Cagnes-sur-Mer.
Upon your arrival in Cagnes-sur-Mer, there are many places to discover around the village. A trip to the old quarter is a must, with the Grimaldi Castle and Notre Damn de Protection Chapel standing out as some of the best places to see. The old fishing port of Cros de Cagnes also makes for a relaxing and interesting stroll. For those interested in art, the village will not only inspire, as it has done generations of artists, but there are a great number of galleries, workshops and the famous House of Artists.
Of course, being a seaside resort, you will undoubtedly need to know the best route to the beaches from your Cagnes-sur-Mer holiday rental. The village has its own 4km pebble beach which is a particular favourite with sunbathers. There are many water sports available from the beach, and the closer you travel towards the centre of Nice, the more activities you can enjoy.
Horse racing in Cagnes-sur-Mer is one of the most exciting prospects for a holiday here, as the world famous track, the Hippodrome de la Cote d’Azur, holds frequent meetings. There are a large number of festivals throughout the year too. The Flower Festival in April, the bi-annual painting festivals, the Medieval Fete in August and the Gourmet Food Festival in November are just a selection of the hugely fun events which fill the Cagnes-sur-Mer calendar.
Cagnes-sur-Mer is a suburb of Nice, just a few miles from the city centre. When you take an apartment in Cagnes-sur-Mer, a day visiting the centre of Nice is a great option. It is not only one of the best places to sunbathe in the France, but it contains a magnificent range of shops, markets, galleries and museums to explore.
Even during winter, temperatures rarely dip below 10°C, and in summer, the charming pebble beach in front of the village is a real bonus, as temperatures soar into the mid 30’s (°C).
13km from Nice International Airport (NCE), a villa in Cagnes-sur-Mer is easy to reach. With cheap flights provided by easyJet from all major airports in the UK, and a range of transfer options or car hire facilities, you will be settling into your self catering Cagnes-sur-Mer villa before you know it!