Cap-d'Ail

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Cap-d'Ail
TownCap-d'Ail
Insee code06032
Postcode06320
Latitude43.7220800
Longitude7.4058390
AltitudeFrom 0 to 540 meters
Surface2.04 km²
Population4940 inhabitants
Density2421 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsMonaco at 1.3 km
Chief townNice (at 18.6 km, 25 min)Beausoleil at 2.6 km
DepartmentAlpes-MaritimesLa Turbie at 2.6 km
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Cap d'Ail an Eden on the Cote d'Azur ... Cap d'Ail occupies on the Cote d'Azur a privileged position, near Monte Carlo, 20 minutes from Nice and Italy.

Cap d'Ail has a past rich in history. For nearly a century personalities have chosen to reside there for its charm and its surroundings. To name a few: the Tsarevitch, Prince of Wales, the Lumière brothers, Sacha Guitry, Winston Churchill, Guillaume Apollinaire, André Malraux, Lord Beaverbrook, Greta Garbo and many other celebrities.

The creation of the district Mala is the origin of the resort of Cap d'Ail. Its development began around 1879 through the initiative of a financial bold Baron Pauville who, convinced of the tourism potential of the place, recently crossed the road and attached to the rail network, decides to launch in 1880, a large real estate transaction. The entire project consists of a subdivision and a hotel designed to accommodate clients of wealthy winter preferring to stay quiet while enjoying the entertainment offered by the large neighboring resorts of Nice and Monaco.


SIGHTSEEING

Among its highlights massive 500 yards, beaches and coves, its Mediterranean climate, Cap d'Ail is an attractive seaside resort where you can stay single, couple or family.

Cap d'Ail a place for walks with Mediterranean scents?? the coastal path. Located in one of the most beautiful shores of the Cote d'Azur, the coastal path Cap d'Ail you will discover the wealth of flora, geology and architecture of the Belle Epoque villas.

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Cap-d'Ail
Information pointsTourist Office of Cap-d'Ail
Leisure centresBeach Mala,   Beach Marquet,   Beach of the Pissarelles,   Beach of the Pointe des Douaniers,   Marina of Cap-d'Ail
Natural sitesCape Rognoso,   Cape of Ail,   Headland of the Douaniers

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Each year many cultural and sporting events are held. The celebration of the bee, the Feasts of the sea, the Tennis Open and the Junior Music Festival and Jazz.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

The scenic trails. Overlooking Cap d'Ail and Monaco, these trails offer your eyes a grand landscape, flora and house enjoying an exceptional climate tempered by the Mediterranean coast.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Sea or mountain photography circuitNature and the outdoorsFrom 40 € to 95 €Tourrette-Levens (13.1 km)
Canyoning or aqua-hikingSports sensationsFrom 40 € to 65 €Le Broc (22 km)
Golf course with a view of the Nice hinterlandNature and the outdoorsFrom 38 € to 65 €Biot (29 km)

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PHOTOS

Cap d'Ail AirCap d'Ail Air
 
Marquet BeachMarquet Beach
Beach MalaBeach Mala
 
The Coastal TrailThe Coastal Trail

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WEATHER

Tuesday 16 September
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Min. 13°C - Max. 22°C
Wednesday 17 September
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Min. 15°C - Max. 22°C
Thursday 18 September
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Min. 21°C - Max. 22°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantBistrot Gourmand   NEW
Cap-d'Ail
BETWEEN MONACO AND ÈZE - A pretty room overlooking the sea, this is what you get The Bistrot Gourmand to complement a meal under the sign of wine and flavors. Parking a few minutes....
Located in Cap-d'Ail40 € per person 
Mediterranean restaurantA'Trego  
8.3
  SPECIAL OFFER
Cap-d'Ail
BREATHTAKING VIEW - At the gates of Monaco, Cap d'Ail exactly, between sky and sea, the restaurant A'trego its mark on architecture background, design and culinary discoveries. The...
Located in Cap-d'Ail44 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantHostellerie Jérôme  
9
La Turbie
It is in this former rectory thirteenth qu'officie Bruno Cirino. But that is not the only advantage of this beautiful inn located in the village of La Turbie, close to Monaco. His view...
Located 2.6 km from Cap-d'Ail100 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsLes Mimosas    
9.8
Menton
Very quiet, nestled in the heart of a large garden, the villa welcomes you in its guest rooms equipped with the best air. Comfort: shower rooms and terraces with panoramic views. The...
Located 9.4 km from Cap-d'AilFrom 90 € to 110 € the double room 
Villa with 6 bedroomsVilla Rima Guest house Nice    
9.7
Nice
Nice central. Great central location in a charming Art Deco Villa in a quiet and green area. About 5 minute walk to the Place Garibaldi and old town, 2 minutes to tram and pedestrian...
Located 10.4 km from Cap-d'AilFrom 60 € to 117 € the double room 
Villa with 3 bedroomsVilla kilauea    
8.9
Nice
Our guest house is located on the hills in the heart of Nice on the French Riviera, only a few minutes drive from the Promenade des Anglais and beaches. Our Villa widely open to the...
Located 11.4 km from Cap-d'AilFrom 130 € to 160 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 2 personsSituation exceptionnelle  
9
Cap-d'Ail
Charming 2 roomed apartment in 'Belle Epoque' remarkable, quiet location with sea views and direct beach access. Parking insured and enjoyment of the garden of co-ownership.
Located in Cap-d'AilFrom 400 € to 1200 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsPrestation de charme, vue exeptionelle su  
9.8
Peillon
Rental of character, great performance with exceptional views of the old village of Peillon. Appartement redone. In a half hour from the sea and beaches of Nice and Monaco. Linen rental...
Located 6.3 km from Cap-d'Ail520 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsUn Balcon sur la rade de Villefranche   NEW
Villefranche-sur-Mer
Apartment design with stunning sea views over the bay of Villefranche and Cap Ferrat - fifth and last floor, corner, facing south, very bright (one facing the sea), quiet, large living...
Located 7 km from Cap-d'AilFrom 700 € to 1300 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
28 places over 4 haCamping de la Laune    
8
Peillon
Family, quiet and shaded campsite. Offer yourselves a wonderful stay of relaxation in this small domain nested in a screen of greenery and freshness. At feet of its spectacular village...
Located 6.1 km from Cap-d'AilFrom 19.50 € to 24.50 € per day 
90 places over 4 haCamping Domaine Sainte Madeleine    
8.8
Sospel
Let yourself be seduced by the charm and hospitality of Domaine Sainte Madeleine. At 15 km from the Côte Azur, on the edge of the Mercantour National Park, is located Sospel (380 m...
Located 19.5 km from Cap-d'AilFrom 17.60 € to 22 € per day 
50 places over 1,2 haLes Cent Chênes    
9.5
Saint-Jeannet
Smart campsite(camping) of the coast(rib) of azure. You come get fresh ideas in a campsite(camping) quiet and full of charm in 15 minutes of beaches(ranges), it is the ideal place for...
Located 20 km from Cap-d'AilFrom 17 € to 23 € per day 

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HOTELS

Riviera Marriott Hotel La Porte De Monaco - Hotel in Cap-d'AilRiviera Marriott Hotel La Porte De Monaco     
7.4
Cap-d'Ail
Located beside the Cap-d’Ail Marina, 10 metres from the border of Monaco and 200 metres from the Cap d'Ail beach, Riviera Marriott Hotel La Porte De Monaco is a hotel featuring an outdoor...
Located in Cap-d'AilRoom from 177 €
Pierre & Vacances Costa Plana - Hotel in Cap-d'AilPierre & Vacances Costa Plana    
7.3
Cap-d'Ail
The residence with its avant-garde style was designed by architect Jean Nouvel is located close to Monaco and features apartments with large terraces with a panoramic view. All of the...
Located in Cap-d'AilRoom from 84 €
Hotel De Monaco - Hotel in Cap-d'AilHotel De Monaco    
6.8
Cap-d'Ail
Hotel de Monaco has been fully renovated to offer you a contemporary setting close to the Mala beach, only 5 minutes from Monaco and Monte Carlo. Hotel de Monaco features elegant and...
Located in Cap-d'AilRoom from 149 €

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Le Méridien Beach Plaza
Le Méridien Beach Plaza overlooks Monte Carlo and the Mediterranean Sea. Its private beach and indoor and outdoor swimming pools are complimented by a...
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Le Méridien Beach Plaza
Le Méridien Beach Plaza overlooks Monte Carlo and the Mediterranean Sea. Its private beach and indoor and outdoor swimming...
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