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Antibes. Famous resort town on the Mediterranean coast.
Archaeological Museum. Numerous local artefacts covering 4 millenia.
Napeolonic Museum. Situated just outside on the Cap díAntibes, it holds many Napoleonic relics.
Peynet Museum. A tribute to the humorous artist who settled in Antibes in 1950.
Picasso Museum. Situated in the Chateau Grimaldi, a medieval building redesigned in the 16th century, but still with the remains of an old Roman tower.
On the 1st floor is displayed the Picasso Donation, his generous gift of numerous works of art. On other floors are works of the many other artists inspired by the site.
Arles. An ancient city that inspired Vincent Van Gogh.
Arles museum. Housed in a remarkable new building are countless examples of Arlesian antiquities.
Museon Arlaten. Collection of Provencal arts and crafts founded by Mistral.
Reattu museum. European works of art from the 16th century to modern times including an important collection of photographs
Vincent-van-Gogh-Arles Foundation. The artistís work and other major modern paintings and other works of art.
Cagnes sur Mer. Cagnes-sur-Mer is a town of many parts: medieval town, fishing village, beach resort, and modern town.
Chateau-Musee. The medieval ground floor hosts a display of local history.
The 17th-century Grimaldi reception rooms on the first floor house an exhibition of Mediterranean art with a plethora of famous names.
The tower above has a panoramic view of the Alps and the Mediterranean.
Renoir Museum. Once home to Renoir, who came to Cagnes-sur-Mer to treat his arthritis, this house in an olive grove retains some of his furniture, but particularly many of his later paintings and sculptures.
Cannes. One of the Cote d'Azur's most famous towns, Cannes is renowned the world over for it's annual film festival.
Castre Museum. Situated in the old castle, it has an excellent archaeological collection from the area around Cannesand some fascinating musical instruments from around the world.
Fréjus. Popular tourist resort with excellent beaches.
Arcaeological museum. A small museum showing the latest finds from the excavations at the Groupe Episcopale.
Grasse. Probably the sweetest smelling town in France, Grasse is a town renowned for its perfume industry.
Museum of the Art and History of Provence.
Provencal Museum of Costume and Jewellery. A treasure trove of 18th century frills and furbelows.
Villa-Musee Fragonard. A selection of paintings by various members of this talented family.
Menton. Charming sea-side between Monaco and Italy.
Jean Cocteau Museum. Jean Cocteau organised the transformation of this 17th-century building into a museum from 1957 and himself contributed, among other things, the exterior mosaic.
Musee des Beaux-Arts. A 17th-century building restored by an American in the 19th century. The upper floor is mostly devoted to old religious paintings of quality. The ground floor hosts more temporary, and contemporary, exhibitions.
Regional Prehistory Museum. Interactive displays about prehistory, and more modern local history

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