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Beausoleil - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-Maritimes

A Balcony over the Mediterranean ...

Overlooking the coast of Monaco, the city of Beausoleil opens whole of the Mediterranean. This exceptional location offers great prospects for the Cap Ferrat to Italy. The town is characterized by its passages, its famous staircase that earned him the name "Little Montmartre," and a remarkable architectural heritage Belle Époque, whose flagship is the Riviera Palace, with its facade included in the inventory of Monuments Historical and conservatory to the exceptional canopy.

The origins of its territory back, they, in ancient times as evidenced by the remains of the historic monument of the oppidum of Mont des Mules from which the view is breathtaking.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude43.7417670 (N 43° 44’ 30”)
Longitude7.4230190 (E 7° 25’ 23”)
AltitudeFrom 40m to 621m
Surface area2.79 km²
Population13717 inhabitants
Density4916 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNice (21 km, 30 min)
Insee code06012
IntercommunalityCA de la Riviera Française
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Cap-d'Ail5.7 km (13 min)
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin6.2 km (13 min)
Èze8.5 km (16 min)
Menton9.6 km (21 min)
Monaco9.8 km (19 min)
La Turbie9.9 km (16 min)
Beaulieu-sur-Mer11.4 km (21 min)
Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat14.4 km (25 min)
Gorbio15 km (25 min)
Villefranche-sur-Mer15.1 km (28 min)
Saint-André-de-la-Roche17.7 km (26 min)
La Trinité18.1 km (27 min)
Peille18.1 km (32 min)
Sainte-Agnès18.5 km (34 min)

Things to see and do

Mont des Mules and superb panorama from the viewpoint.

Riviera Palace.

Saint Joseph Shrine.

Winter garden and its canopy majestic.

Panorama of the Principality of Monaco, which is adjacent to Beausoleil.

Park's Devens on the heights of the city (fitness trail, picnic area, playground, tennis club, snacks, golf balls, ping-pong, football stadium, ...).

Places of interest

Information points
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Events throughout the year: Festival of Chamber Music, Children's Book Festival, a festival of amateur theater, Piedmont market, shopping in St Joseph (trail running race at Devens and stairs), day associations, day Belle Epoque , programming, theater, exhibitions, outdoor events summer events and festivals of all kinds for all audiences.


Viewpoint of the Mount of Mules
Viewpoint of the Mount of Mules
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View Beausoleil
View Beausoleil
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Mont des Mules
Mont des Mules
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Monday 30 march
Min. 13°C - Max. 21°C
Tuesday 31 march
Min. 14°C - Max. 23°C
Wednesday 1 april
Min. 4°C - Max. 16°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Sea or mountain photography circuit
Nature and the great outdoors47 € to 95 € Tourrette-Levens (13.2 km)
Canyoning or aqua-hiking
Sports sensations40 € to 65 € Le Broc (22 km)
Golf course with a view of the Nice hinterland
Nature and the great outdoors38 € to 65 € Biot (31 km)
Hiking in the Mercantour
Nature and the great outdoors25 € Tende (41 km)
Sea diving at the Estérel Reserve
Sports sensations15 € to 350 € Théoule-sur-Mer (49 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Mont Vial
HikeAthletic4h30Revest-les-Roches (26 km)
Tour of Mont Lion
HikeIntermediate4h30Tourette-du-Château (27 km)
Chemin des Douaniers
HikeEasy2h00Antibes (30 km)
Collettes Peak
HikeIntermediate3h30Toudon (30 km)
Paradise Circuit
HikeIntermediate3h30Le Bar-sur-Loup (35 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals