There are many places to see, close to the conference’s site or a few kilometers away.
The center of Antibes can be visited on foot. It is within walking distance of the conference center.
|Do not miss the Port Vauban, the Fort Carré, the Old Walls, the Place Nationale… Walk the quiet and flowery streets of the Old Town: Rue du Haut Castellet, Rue du Bas Castellet, Place du Safranier, the marketplace, the Cathedral, the Picasso museum… There are plenty of restaurants and bars in the Old Town.|
There are several habilitated beaches in the city: the long sandy beach of Juan-les-Pins, La Garoupe on the Cap d’Antibes, La Salis and Le Ponteil facing Nice, La Gravette near the Old Walls.
Visit the Cap d’Antibes: take a walk on the “Tire Poil” coastal path, with its scenic Billionaire’s Bay and the Villa Eilenroc, a famous filming location. Walk the Chemin de l’Ermitage with its cozy villas. Climb up to the Phare de la Garoupe and enjoy the view from Cannes to Monaco and the mountains.
Cannes can be reached easily by train. In addition to the famous Croisette and its Palais des Festivals, boat trips to the Iles de Lerins are a nice tour.
All these cities are also reached easily by train.
Drive the superb coastal roads: Corniche de L’Esterel towards St Tropez, Basse Corniche, Moyenne Corniche, Haute Corniche from Nice to Menton and back. Go visit the perched villages of the back country: Gourdon, St Paul-de-Vence, St Jeannet, Carros, Eze, Ste Agnès. The city of Grasse with is also worth a visit. Do not miss the perfume factories (and shops) of Fragonard, Galimard and Molinard.
All suggestions at your own risk. Use common sense at all times. Do not engage on seaside paths when the sea is rough. Take care when bathing outside watched areas, and even there. Watch out for jellyfish. Pay attention to traffic when walking in streets without a sidewalk.