Antibes Travel Guide

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Antibes  is a city on the French Riviera on the Mediterranean sea. It lies between Cannes and Nice. Antibes is know as Antibol and Antibo in local languages. To get there from Nice by rail it takes only 20 km. Other close cities are Monaco, Menton and St. Tropez. Antibes was fortified along the sea coast, but all ramparts were demolished in 1860. The new Antibes town rose outside of the old walls. On the Roman harbor place, there is a newly built yacht marina since 1960 and now it is a largest marina on the Cote D´Azur by total tonnage. There is also an international yacht club. Antibes is in the department of Alpes Maritimes. Covers many areas including: - Antibes proper ( Vieux or Old Town)

- Port Vauban

- Cap d´Antibes

- Juan les Pins

- Sophia Antipolis ( southern parts)

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