The area of Valbonne has a lot to offer! You can enjoy all the Provencal markets and sublime valleys that the city of Valbonne has. Fifteen minutes from the beaches, and surprisingly only forty minutes from the first ski resort, Valbonne benefits from an exceptional location making it a very popular choice between the sea and mountain giving residences a vast choice of activities to choose between. At the crossroads of the Alpes-Maritimes, the city offers you a range of recreational, sportive and cultural activities.
Visit the village and discover the hotels and restaurants of Valbonne which sit in the centre of a vast residential area spread through the surrounding woods. This area outside the village includes luxury villas, housing estates for the nearby Sophia Antipolis high-tech business park and homes of the old-time generations of Valbonnais.
Here in Valbonne you can visit the Heritage Museum, where you are invited to a trip to the early 20th century, at a time when Valbonne was a rural village and relatively isolated. You can relive domestic life of the time with the reconstruction of a Valbonnais of yesteryear.
Valbonne’s quality environment makes it a great place to go walking and hiking. The town of Sophia Antipolis Valbonne is proud to have kept the 2 / 3 of its territory in the green zone. The forest and green space, crossed by tracks and many marked trails are at the very gates of homes and is a vast space for recreation and relaxation for everyone. 9 circuits of small hiking trails allow visitors to discover the town and the county forest parks and Brague Valmasque. The pleasant hiking trail allows the Brague Biot up along the river, shaded by lush vegetation. The beautiful park Bouillides, with a lake, offers sports such as families enjoyed a relaxing place.
August is the warmest month of the year. The temperature in August averages 23.3 °C. The lowest average temperatures in the year occur in January, when it is around 6.7 °C. On average there are 104.22 hours of sunshine per month.
Valbonne is a 30 minute drive from Nice Airport.