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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-Maritimes

Juan-les-Pins - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-Maritimes

In the summer, the town of Juan-les-Pins comes alive and becomes a place not to be missed. The seaside resort has a large number of clothes shops, restaurants, cafés, nightclubs and a Casino. Its sandy beaches also contribute to its wide success. All the necessary ingredients are there to make this city a good place for party and enjoyment.

The major musical event is "Jazz à Juan", an international festival of Jazz taking place in July.

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A small town in the Alpes-Maritimes, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, Juan-les-Pins is one of the most popular seaside resorts on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea.

Antibes district, west of Cap d'Antibes, the station was created in 1882 and experienced a major expansion in the course of the 1920s. Appreciated by American writers Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald, it developed under the leadership of the rich Frank Jay Gould and Edouard Baudoin. From then on, the town is adorned with a relaxed lifestyle, opening its doors to all European and international youth in search of fun.

Juan-les-Pins remains popular today for its restaurants, cafes, nightclubs, casino or shops, as well as for its sandy beaches that offer a space of relaxation on the Big Blue. A true place of celebration and amusement, which has preserved a typical architecture of its great years, the seaside resort maintains its image as a city of entertainment with a strong and dynamic cultural life.

Things to see and do

While strolling in Juan-les-Pins, let yourself be seduced by its typical architecture, admiring the Belles Rives and its furniture of the 1930s, the villa La Vigie, the Juana, classified as an historic monument, or the many Art Deco buildings that mark your course.

Port Gallice embraces the bay of the city, offering a pleasant place for sea walk, while the sandy beaches are the perfect place to bubble, enjoy the sun or practice water activities.

Do not miss Pinède Gould who saw Ray Charles or Miles Davis make their European debut, a footprint of footprints reveals the big names who have been there.

The Exflora park will allow you to discover more than 330 species of plants for an exotic and charming walk.

Do not miss the Jeanne d'Arc church or the Notre-Dame de la Pinède church to appreciate the typical architecture of this part of southern France.

City of leisure and entertainment, Juan-les-Pins is full of mouthwatering seafood restaurants, and its casino with breathtaking scenery, can be introduced to games of chance or discover different artists in representation in the region. Not far, Antibes also has a great tourist interest, thanks to its many museums.

Places of interest

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Natural sites
Performance halls

Events and festivities

The market is held every morning in Antibes. The town also offers a craft market on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sunday afternoons from September to June, and every day except Monday from June to September. In July and August, a night market takes place every day on the promenade du Soleil.

The Colombes d'Or festival, dedicated to magic, takes place in March.

A festival of lyrical art is proposed at the beginning of July.

Created in 1960, the Juan-les-Pins jazz festival is now world famous. Organized each year in July, it does not only offer jazz concerts since the 2000s, and opened to funk, rock or international variety.

In October, the Piccolo festival offers shows, readings of stories or clowns for the youngest.

Detailed information

Jazz in Juan
The big names of Jazz by the seasideJuly 2019


Juan-les-Pins (© Frantz)
Juan-les-Pins (© Frantz)
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Juan-les-Pins (© Frantz)
Juan-les-Pins (© Frantz)
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Juan-les-Pins (© Frantz)
Juan-les-Pins (© Frantz)
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Excursions to Cannes, Nice and all the beauties of the coast are accessible by bus (coach). The Tourist Office will give you all the information for your sea cruises, walks and excursions of all kinds.

For your children, the inevitable water park in Marina Baie des Anges, sea excursions during the day or half-day game tournaments beaches.

The Picasso Museum in Antibes Old Town.


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