Antibes Vacation Packages
Antibes has the glamour of the French Riviera combined with a thriving art culture and a fascinating Greek and Roman past. Its dozens of beaches mean overcrowding is rarely a problem, while the many museums keep the city busy year-round. Walk through its pretty gardens and parks with views of the Mediterranean Sea.
The city began as a Greek colony known as Antipolis, eventually becoming part of the Roman Empire. Trade had an important role in the history of Antibes, but during the first half of the 20th century, a new era dawned. It became a fashionable vacation destination of such celebrated people as Charlie Chaplin, Marlene Dietrich and F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Antibes is split into two parts, with the Juan-les-Pins Beach area to the west. Hotels and palm trees line the white sand and warm water. While in the area, visit the extraordinary building of the Juan-les-Pins Palais des Congrès. Appreciate its modern design, ovoid structure and mesh canopy, and see it illuminated at night.
On the eastern side of the city is Antibes Cathedral. Admire the Italian-style red and white façade, which dates back to restorations in the 18th century. Next door is the Picasso Museum, set in the castle that housed the Spanish artist for six months in 1946. Browse the fascinating works of art in the galleries. These include Picasso’s paintings and drawings and pieces by other artists.
Children have a lot to get excited about with a visit to the city. Antibes Land is an amusement park filled with rides and attractions, such as roller coasters and an adventure river. Find relief during the hot summer months at Aquasplash, a large waterpark.
Antibes is on France’s southern coast, just to the east of Cannes and southwest of Nice. Fly to Nice Côte d’Azur Airport and drive 12 miles (19.3 kilometers) west to reach the city.
Accommodation in Antibes
Antibes provides hotel rooms, suites and apartments for all types of vacationers. With the Expedia booking page, you can choose from 66 Antibes accommodation options.
Those searching for a place to stay at the upper-end of the scale won't be disappointed, Antibes offers a range of terriffic stays, including the Cap d Antibes Beach Hotel, at 10 Boulevard Marechal Juin, and the Hotel Belles Rives, at 33 Boulevard Edouard Baudoin. Alternatively, the Hotel Juana, at 19 avenue Gallice, and the Garden Beach Hotel, at 15-17 Boulevard Edouard Baudoin, are two more budget-friendly options worth investigating.