From its location in the Vence (06- Alpes Maritimes) Malbosquet domain, Luerna house is an ideal starting point to discover the Côte d’Azur marvelous spots.
Vence is located in Provence’s heart between the Riviera and the Alps mountains. From this place, you can easily visit the sea side from Menton to Cannes but also the mountains where you can practice ski in winter or vist the “wonders valley” (rupestrian paintings). The Verdon gorges and the Mercantour Park with its wolves, chamois and ibexes are reachable within 1h30 drive.
The old Vence Templar city invites you to wander in its back alleys, to visit its “provençal” market, to discover its art galleries, its traditional events, or the “Matisse” chapel.
From 14th july to 15th august in the Vence historical center a musical festival is organized, its play every evening and is called “the Nights of the South”.
Biot, 20 minutes drive, host a number of glass factories and the Fernand Léger museum. At the same spot you can also visit Marine Land where the whole family will be able to enjoy the aquatic ballets from orcas and dolphins.
The medieval cities surrounding Vence:
- Cagnes-sur-Mer, Tourette-sur-Loup, Gourdon, Villeneuve-Loubet, Saint Paul de Vence
The perfumes capital city of Grasse will give you to opportunity to visit the Molinard and Fragonard perfume factories
Until the year 1850 Nice was belonging to Italy and the town keeps its transalpine accents. One can stroll alongside the English Promenade to discover the old palaces from the Angels Bay, you can easily be lost in the old little alleys from the old town where you can admire the numerous museums, the Saint Reparates cathedral and its tromp l’oeil, as well as the Lascaris palace.
During February, each year, two festivals take place:
– Nice the Carnival with the flowers battles
– Menton the lemons fest
Antibes: the battlements, the harbor and the Picasso museum
Cannes is not only a festival town for films and stars but it is also a starting point for the Lérins island, the musical nights of Suquet and the pyro technic festival.
Eze town is high in the hill, located on a rocky spur, will show the so beautiful blue color of the Mediterranean sea as well as the Monaco principality with the casinos, the jet setters and the red or yellow Ferraris.