Cros-de-Cagnes is a popular quarter within the town of Cagnes-sur-Mer on the French Riviera, just a few miles from Nice. The small streets give the area a wonderful traditional ambiance, and with the proximity to Nice, self catering accommodation in Cros-de-Cagnes is a convenient alternative to the larger city, perfect for enjoying the Cote d’Azur.
Cros-de-Cagnes grew as a quarter of Cagnes-sur-Mer in the 19th century when Italian fishermen settled here, around the Church of Saint Peter (also known as the Yellow Church). Houses were built lining narrow streets, and it’s this quaint fishing village feel that gives Cros-de-Cagnes its atmosphere to this day. Self catering accommodation in Cros-de-Cagnes benefits from having some excellent restaurants nearby and a range of shops, plus the town centre is within walking distance when you want to visit a larger grocery store to stock up on supplies!
Many holidaymakers enjoy a visit to Cros-de-Cagnes self catering accommodation simply to soak up the sun of the French Riviera and enjoy the numerous great beaches nearby. There are plenty of beaches to choose from in the vicinity.
Staying in Cros-de-Cagnes accommodation you can benefit from the quaint atmosphere of this neighbourhood, but also its proximity to so many other places to visit. Cagnes-sur-Mer was the final home of painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, who painted several pieces when he was living here. You can visit his estate, Les Collettes, go inside the farmhouse where he lived, and enjoy the museum.
A short walk from your Cros-de-Cagnes self catering accommodation brings you to the ancient village of Haut-de-Cagnes where there is a castle dating from the Middle Ages. Nice city centre and all its many attractions are literally only minutes away by car or bus from your accommodation in Cros-de-Cagnes, plus you have the whole of the Cote d’Azur at your fingertips to enjoy. Visit Monaco, and the world-famous Monte Carlo just to the north of Nice, or go south and enjoy a day trip to Cannes.
The French Riviera is famous for its fantastic Mediterranean climate, and when you stay in accommodation in Cros-de-Cagnes you can really make the most of this great weather. There’s very little rainfall during the summer, and high temperatures average at around 26 C (79F). Winters are nice and mild with an average high of 12 C (54F) in January.
Self catering accommodation in Cros-de-Cagnes can be reached in no time at all. Being so close to Nice and the Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport means the transfer time from the airport to your accommodation is minimal. There are many different airlines to choose from who fly to Nice, including British Airways, BmiBaby, Flybe, Jet2.com, and easyJet.