Just off the shores of the Baie des Anges, between Antibes and Nice, Cagnes sur Mer offers a rich living environment found between wooded hills and 3.5 km of beaches under the radiant sun. The traditions and heritage are carefully preserved while making s seamless transition towards the future in an environment prized by the entire world.
This unique site on the Cote d’Azur has four different silhouettes: its old medieval village adorned with its castle overlooking the sea, the Haut de Cagnes with its paved and shady streets, its lively town centre with its shops, and its village like seafront.
Cagnes sur Mer has activities to please everyone. You can visit the Renoir Museum which is situated in Renoir’s home which has not changed since his day. You can visit his roomy home and admire some of his canvases and pictures of his family. There is also the Grimaldi Castle Museum, which is a medieval chateau, built for the Grimaldi’s of Monaco. You can climb the tower and get a panoramic view hills and coast.
If you would like to go out and visit the surrounding area then you can take trips out to the nearby villages; Haut de Cagnes, Saint Paul de Vence and Tourrettes sur Loup. These quaint, hilltop villages offer the chance for a nice stroll along the long narrow, cobbled pathways with views sea.
Cagnes sur Mer has 3.5 km of beaches along its coastline to enjoy open to the public. There are also six private beaches where you can hire sunbeds with waiter service. If you want some action at the beach, then head over to Cros de Cagnes where there is a wide selection of water sports, e.g., sailing, paddleboarding and windsurfing.
With an average of 23.4 °C, August is the warmest month. January is the coldest month, with temperatures averaging 7.2 °C. On average there are 104 hours of sunshine per month.
Cagnes sur Mer is a short 10 minute drive from Nice Airport