AT THE HEART OF A LARGE EUROPEAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PARK, AND CLOSE TO A PROVENÇAL VILLAGE.
Valbonne (VALLIS BONA) means “pleasant valley. A warm, peaceful village, Valbonne offers an ideal setting for visitors wanting to discover local heritage (arts and crafts, art-galleries, exhibition centres, architecture, antique-shops, traditional festivites), flavours and fragrances (Provençal gastronomy, restaurants, Provençal markets…), and the bounty of nature (vines and olive-groves). Opportunities for everyone to enjoy a most delightful stay!
JUST NEARBY, A CHOICE OF RELAXATION, CULTURE OR SPORT
CULTURE AND RELAXATION
*Grasse (à 10 km), set off to discover internationally renowned perfumeries and experience the wafting scents of Provence. The historic centre confirms this architectural quality. In the 18th century, perfume making, which took over from the tanneries, blossomed. In the 19th century, flower cultivation and perfume production gave Grasse its international reputation. The opening of the Musée International de la Parfumerie, in 2008, bears historic and cultural witness to the heritage of this industry.
*Biot (10 km), Biot is a paradise for the art of living. Many restaurants offer the colours and flavours of Mediterranean cuisine. The cafés with their terraces all invite visitors to relax in a friendly atmosphere. La Brague River flows through a listed protected Natural Park, ideal for strolling. Two splendid golf courses complete the privileges offered by Biot. http://www.biot-tourisme.com/
* Mougins (7 km), the village and its monuments are carefully tended, since conservation of the cultural heritage helps preserve its identity. To this end, a major restoration programme was launched. The entire village is decorated with flowers and trees. In 2011, the town of Mougins was granted the “Ville & Métiers d’Art” label for Gastronomy – a first in France! https://www.mougins-tourisme.fr/
*Cannes (14 km) : Both modern and authentic, Cannes enjoys a privileged climate year round and such splendid sites as La Croisette, the old town of Le Suquet and the Isles of Lérins (Saint-Honorat and Sainte-Marguerite). Must see : – Old town – Le vieux port – La rue Meynadier – Festival hall – La Croisette. http://www.cannes-destination.fr/
As for golfers, they will be in seventh heaven at the Golf d’Opio Valbonne, a restful and widely appreciated golf-course, among many others dotted around the region. *Victoria club Golf (2.5 km) : Allows each golfer to take pleasure in the game : undulating with impregnable views : 9 holes. http://www.victoria-golfclub.com/
*Golf d’Opio-Valbonne (4 km) Imagine an 18-hole course amidst the sea and the mountains, at the heart of a magnificent domain. Protected by 220 hectares of undulating landscape in the shade of century-old trees, where you will even find a Gallo Roman aqueduct ! https://www.flyovergreen.com/aerial-video/563-golf-opio-valbonne#3
*Golf Country Club de Cannes-Mougins (5 km) The course of 6312 meters long, nestled against the Valmasque Nature Park, allows golfers to disconnect, during a few privileged hours, from the turmoil of the Cities. http://www.golfcannesmougins.com/fr/
*Golf “la Grande Bastide” (6 km) L’architecture du parcours est résolument contemporaine. Dessiné par Cabell Robinson, ancien collaborateur de Robert Trent Jones Sr, il propose aux golfeurs de larges fairways et des greens bien défendus par de nombreux bunkers et pièces d’eau. http://www.opengolfclub.com/fr/golfs/fiche/3/Golf-de-la-Grande-Bastide/20/Presentation
*Le Provençal Golf (8 km) : 9 hole golf course (Par 35.2800 m) boasts a spectacular view of the alps and the Nice countryside. https://www.leprovencalgolf.com/fr/
*Golf de Saint Donat (8 km) : Born of the pen of Robert Trent Jones Junior and the know-how of the Benedetti Group, this magnificent par 71 of 6031 meters will delight you with the diversity of its layout and its landscapes raised.A Practice of 24 positions, a Compact Course 9 holes, 3 Greens of training, Professors of talent, a Proshop of 100m ², and its Restaurant “La Closerie”, will complete these high quality facilities. The authenticity of a domain full of history. https://golfsaintdonat.com/
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