Learn French in Antibes

Ideally located between Nice and Cannes, and only 13 km from the Nice Côte d'Azur international airport, Antibes Juan-les-Pins ranks as the second largest town on the Côte d'Azur (after Nice and just ahead of Cannes).
The town displays one of the prettiest coastal landscapes in France, which meanders for about 25 kms. Annexed to Antibes Juan-les-Pins, is the technological park of Sophia-Antipolis, located to the north-east of the city.

About Antibes

  • The Port Vauban

    With Fort Carré, where Napoleon was once held as a prisoner, protecting its harbor, Port Vauban is the largest marina in Europe and the year-long home of some of the world's largest private yachts.

  • Beaches in Antibes Juans-les-Pins

    Located to the west of the old town and just before the start of Cap d’Antibes, you will find a long, sandy beach called 'La Salis' which gives a glorious view of the old town. The Cap d’Antibes is home to the famous 'Hôtel du Cap'; the setting for F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 'Tender is the Night'. 'Le Chemin des Contrebandiers' (Smuggler’s Way) provides a path to tour the Cap d’Antibes.

  • Old town in Antibes

    At the heart of the Antibes old town is its market, which takes place in the 'Cours Masséna'. It is lined with restaurants and bars that are extremely busy both day and night. Found just behind the market is Antibes’s cathedral, the setting for many outdoor concerts during the summer months. The nearby 'Plage de la Gravette' is a wonderful sandy beach with crystal clear water.

Absolutely not to be missed !

"La Tour Internationale", jazz bar always animated the center of Antibes. the Place Nationale, always lively all year, with its restaurants with Provencal specialties and rare French pastries. Every Saturday and Thursday, do not miss the colorful and typically Provençal markets of the city.
  • Winter 8-12º (46-54 F)
  • Spring 14-18º (57-64 F)
  • Summer 25-35º (77-96 F)
  • Autumn 15-23º (59-73 F)
  • 3€ for an espresso
  • 5€ for a sandwich
  • 15€ for a dish of the day
  • 9€ for a cinema ticket

Getting around Antibes

The best way to explore the town is on foot, by bike or by scooter. During the day, the bus stops all over town (10€/week). By night, taxis are the best form of transport (student prices).