Antibes Tourism

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.

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.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Antibes

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

    • Air Pollution 36.54 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35.71 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 21.43 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 46.43 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Antibes for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Antibes.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 28.13 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 21.88 (Low)
    • Attacks 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.75 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 21.88 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40.63 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Antibes is 173.41 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 75.63 (High)
    • Climate Index 94.34 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 36.56 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 81.75 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.27 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 97.95 (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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.55 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.86 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.28 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.1 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 107.74 USD

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