More Attractions Near Annot and Nice

​Playing petanque in Paris. In the summer they haul in a bunch of sand to create beaches along the Seine. They call it the Paris Plages.

​More Attractions Near Annot and Nice

​We have added some more stuff!


Village of Grasse

​Not too far from Nice is the village of Grasse where they make a lot of perfume. Jeff and Marion have never been there, but it is supposed to be nice.

Villefranche-sur-Mer Coastal Boat Trip

One of the best ways to see the beautiful architecture of Villefranche is from a boat on the water. Here is one Boat Tour link to get you started. It would be nice to go on a bright sunny day.

​Rothschild Gardens

​If you remember the movie "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" you might recognize the gardens at "Beaumont-sur-Mer" which are actually the Rothschild Gardens​. You can tour the nine gardens and the mansion. Worth the visit! It's in Cap Ferrat, east of Villefranche-sur-Mer.

Gorges du Verdon
​It takes about an hour and a half to drive from Annot to the ​Georges du Verdon​. The trip there winds through some very scenic country.​ They call it the Grand Canyon of France.
​Wikipedia has a lot of interesting information on the little town  ​of Castellane, which is very clse to Annot. ​
Fondation Maeght
If you are interested in art you might like to visit the Foundation Maeght located at Saint-Paul-de-Vence, which is very near Nice.​

One of our favorite bookstores. Imagine a store filled with art books! I hope it is still there. The sister store in Paris closed. These are tough times for bookstores.

​Old Nice

You will want to do your own research to learn about the old part of Nice they call "Vieux Nice" but ​​This Site has a pretty good general description of the place. There are some funky old-school restaurants there that are fun to dine in.