Find the best place to stay — Contes

Where to stay around Contes?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,919 holiday lettings near Contes. From 3,766 apartments to 399 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Contes is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Contes?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Contes:

  • Old Town: 1,605 holiday homes
  • Port of Nice: 1,656 holiday homes
  • Carre d'Or: 1,740 holiday homes
  • Mont Boron: 1,020 holiday homes
  • Gambetta: 1,252 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Contes?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Contes. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Eze-Sur-Mer Port: 8,884 holiday lettings
  • Nice Etoile Shopping Center: 13,164 holiday lettings
  • Cap-Ferrat Lighthouse: 12,674 holiday lettings
  • Nice Opera: 13,145 holiday lettings
  • Monaco Harbour: 24 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Contes listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Contes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,766 apartments in Contes. Our other popular types of Contes holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 399 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 361 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 28 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Contes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,068 holiday homes with pool available in Contes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Contes, Cote d’Azur your home away from home

    Contes is one of the larger towns in the Alps-Maritimes Valley, within easy reach ofNice and the beautiful French Riviera coastline. This mediaeval town produces olive oil in the winter months which makes a great souvenir. Well located between the sea and the mountains, holiday homes in Contes are ideal for exploring the region.

    Things to Do in Contes, Cote d’Azur

    Explore the Town

    Contes is well worth strolling around to see its picturesque church and Renaissance fountain dating back to 1587. The houses along the winding streets have decorative friezes, stone lintels and wrought ironwork. Pay a visit to the fascinating olive oil mills which produce oil from December to March each year.

    Visit the Wine Museum

    There is a Museum of the Vineyard in Contes which tells the story of local winemaking in the region. It is located along the Paillon.

    Outdoor Activities

    The area around your Contes holiday rental is perfect for outdoor activities in the scenic countryside. Go hiking in the mountains, cycling, horseback riding, swimming, kayaking and fishing. It is also close to the lovely beaches of the Cote d’Azur, where there are a boat trips and promenade walks to be enjoyed.

    Places to Visit Around Contes, Cote d’Azur


    Nice is a popular resort on the French Riviera, particularly during the summer months. It is 18 km from your holiday rental in Contes, along the D15. It has a medieval town centre with grand architecture as well as a pretty port, the Palais de Justice and the domed Cathedral of Sainte-Reparate.

    Monte Carlo Casino

    The world-famous casino at Monte Carlo is just 25 km from your holiday rental in Contes. Even if you do not wish to gamble, the magnificent building and surrounding gardens are well worth a visit, although there is a small charge for entry.


    Grasse is known for its perfume production and is 30 minutes drive from Nice. There is a perfume factory and museums as well as plenty of shops in this charming town. Discover the Saracen Tower, the 16th century ramparts and the former Bishop’s Palace as well as the Belle Epoque casino.

    Weather in Contes, Cote d’Azur

    Holiday rental homes in Contes enjoy dry sunny summers with average temperatures reaching 25°C (77°F) in July and August. Winters are mild with daytime highs averaging 10°C (50°F) in January, when there may be more rain.

    Travel to Contes, Cote d’Azur

    The nearest airport serving holiday rentals in Contes is the Nice (NCE) Airport which is about 19 km away. There are many budget airlines serving airports in the Cote d’Azur region making it a cheap and easy destination to reach. The fast TGV trains connect with the Eurostar from London, making the train an easy way to reach the area.

    Attractions in and around Contes

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Contes? Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to Casino Monte Carlo and Cimiez Amphitheater, or spend an enlightening afternoon at Matisse Museum or Marc Chagall National Museum. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for green spaces such as Exotic Garden and Castle Park. You can take a shopping trip to Nice Etoile Shopping Center. Want to take in a game or event? Get tickets for Allianz Riviera. Monaco Harbour and Port of Nice are just a couple of activities around the area. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Prince's Palace, Villa Kerylos or Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art to your agenda.