Visit Antibes - Best of Antibes

Escape to the glamorous resort town in France. The city of Antibes was fortified by the Greeks about 2000 years ago, initially known as the Antipolis in the 5th century BC. A couple of years later Antipolis was called Antiboul as it was assimilated by the Roman Empire during their expansion. The city then became a victim of pirates and raiders. Later as Genoa grew in power, the city of Antibes was rescued of the threats. The Antibes port used extensively for trading along Mediterranean lies towards the easternmost part of France. As a matter of fact the Antibes is the second largest town on the Cote d’Azur.

Although the famous coastline on the city is sufficient to enjoy trip there, you can’t afford to miss out on the beauty of the Old town. The old town is titled as the cultural heart of the Côte d'Azur where you can explore the exciting nightlife, variety of restaurants and the scenic beauty of the city. The Antibes generously embraces the shores of the Mediterranean between Nice and Cannes. About 48 beaches surround the city of Antibes. Once you visit Antibes, you do not have to bank on the attractions solely. The beaches make for a pleasant experience sufficient to enjoy your trip in the city. The cuisines of the city include authentic French food as well as local fresh seafood delicacies.

The city possesses a maze of narrow streets suitable for walking. The closest airport to Antibes is the Nice Airport.

Antibes Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Antibes tips for your visit

  • It rains throughout the year in Antibes, so come prepared with a raincoat or an umbrella.
  • Tea in Antibes is pretty expensive.
  • The city is not very easy of vegetarians.
  • You don’t really need to bank on the attractions of the city. The beaches are entertaining enough.
  • There is parking close to the train station.
  • The city features authentic French cuisine as well as local fresh seafood delicacies.
  • The city possesses a maze of narrow streets suitable for walking.

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Facts and Stats for Antibes*

  • Pollution Statistics in Antibes

    Know the pollution level of Antibes before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 39.58 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 20.83 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 27.78 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 54.17 (Moderate)
  • Antibes: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Antibes for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Antibes.

    • Burglary and Theft 33.33 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 29.17 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 20.83 (Low)
    • Drug offense 20.83 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.67 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.17 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Antibes - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Antibes is 173.36 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 74.9 (High)
    • Climate Index 94.34 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 40.3 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 84.11 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.04 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 102.51 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Antibes

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Antibes

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.32 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.36 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 99.29 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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