: Nice Cote D'Azur International Airport
: Nice Port
: Cros de Cagnes
: Cagnes Sur Mer
: Cros de Cagnes
: Le Festival (+ Many Others)
: Isola 2000
: Biot (+ Many Other Great Courses)
: La Bouride (+ Many others including Michelin Star)
Car: not necessary
Cros de Cagnes is a fishing / beach community located minutes away from the Nice Cote D'Azur International Airport. The beach front comprises of a wide palm lined promenade which stretches from the Hippodrome Race Course all the way through Cros de Cagnes ending at the Marina at St Laurent du Var. Cros de Cagnes & the Marina at St. Laurent du Var have numerous restaurants catering for all tastes from Michelin Stared Restaurants to fast food. Grilled fish often caught locally is a speciality. There are excellent transport links to Nice, Antibes & Cannes which are all just a few miles away. Nice is one of the cultural centres of France with the most Museums of any city in France outside of Paris. The Hippodrome at Cagnes Sur Mer is a horse racing lovers delight watching the races against a back drop of the Mediterranean Sea. If shopping is more your thing then the near by Cap 3000 offers all the shops that you could ever want & then there are the chic boutique shops of Antibes & Nice.
Other Activities: There is a sailing/diving school 'Société Nautique' down at the port. Evening horse racing at l' hippodrome in Jul/Aug & during the day at other times
Golf: With two century-old ancestors, the courses of Cannes-Mandelieu (1891) and Valescure (1895), this area has a golfing tradition that is hard to find anywhere else in France. Today the 27 courses (19 are open all year round) and 12 training centres make this area the perfect destination for a golfing Vacation. There is an excellent choice of courses an easy drive away. From beginners' lessons to a round on an internationally recognised golf course, you'll be able to enjoy your favourite sport in the very best conditions. The nearest course at Biot is just a 10 minute drive away. It is a relatively easy course but the back 9 holes are more challenging. Lessons are available in English as well as Golf Club Hire, etc. The Club House is particularly nice with a great Restaurant. For more details of this course and the many others in easy travelling distance please contact the owner or visit our website.
Ski: The high altitudes and favourable weather conditions can make skiing possible right through to April. The areas first Ski Club 'Ski Club des Alpes Maritime' was formed in 1909. The largest resorts in the region are Isola 2000, Auron and Valberg/Beuil but there are many small resorts that offer competitively priced lift passes and are in easy reach for a day or weekend ski.