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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Soccer Field
“ Departmental Park of La Valmasque In a pristine natural setting around the Sophia Antipolis Science Park, the Alpes-Maritimes General Council wished to maintain a wreath of green with the two Departmental Parks of La Valmasque and La Brague. Comprising three wooded hills alternating with the small valleys of the small streams flowing into the Brague, Valmasque and Bouillide rivers, Parc de la Valmasque is ideal for children and welcomes you with the family to observe Nature and participate in games and sports. Discover the lotus pond Fontmerle Pond is an aquatic enclave of great biological wealth and a focus of attraction of amazing beauty. Strolling through the Park takes you through a pine grove dominated by Aleppo pine, a pine and oak grove where Mediterranean oak grow under the cover of pine trees and, finally, an oak grove with holm oak, pubescent oak and cork oak trees. Fontmerle Pond is surrounded by 12 hectares of meadows, with willow, poplar and bald cypress trees whose flamboyant colours delight visitors in autumn. Part of the pond harbours aquatic plants, such as reeds, rushes, sedges and yellow iris. But, in summer, what is most striking is the show put on by lotus flowers. Introduced in 1970, these aquatic plants bloom in August, covering part of the pond with their splendid pink flowers emerging from large circular leaves with a diameter exceeding 50cm. As you gaze at the splendour of the plants, your eyes will be attracted by the appearance of birds of various shapes and shimmering colours. Some sixty species, both sedentary and migratory (ducks, moorhens, herons, coots, egrets...), live or stop temporarily on this pond. Its quiet waters are home to carp, tench, eel and amphibians. In the Park’s woods, wild rabbits, a few foxes and wide boar may go unnoticed. Getting there: Just outside the front gate, turn right and follow the path to the main road. Cross the road and turn left where there are steps to join the forest. About, 2 minutes walk. Facilities • Toilets and/or watering points: near children’s games and at Fontmerle Pond • Birdwatching station: an observation platform for flora and fauna near Fontmerle Pond helps recognize species • Playgrounds: children’s playgrounds are present in the big meadow near Route Départementale 35 • Footpaths: hikers have access to many trails, without vehicles; at Fontmerle, there is a trail accessible for persons with reduced mobility • Bridle paths: 8km of marked trails near the riding clubs of Mougins • Fitness trail: 1.4km trail near the stadium around Les Clausonnes hill provides a chance to perform physical exercises with wooden devices • Discovery trail: a special trail to discover Mediterranean insects • Ten panels are equipped with texts in Braille for blind or visually impaired persons • A discovery trail accessible to persons with reduced mobility enables them to discover the meadows and Fontmerle Pond • Five panels are equipped with texts in Braille for blind or visually impaired persons”
  • 24 locals recommend
Soccer Field
“A big forest nearby for hiking & mountain biking I go there every WE to jogg & ride”
  • 28 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The place is within walking distance. Le Cannet was where famous painter Bonnard used to work.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Chapelle peinte de l'intérieur par Pablo Picasso sur le thème de la guerre et la paix. La château se découvre sur trois étages. Des successions de petites salles permettent de découvrir les productions de Picasso pendant les 8 années passées à Vallauris : peintures et décorations sur poteries, amphores, vasques, Plats, assiettes, linogravures.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Nathalie's father planted the water lilies there over half a century ago... ”
  • 15 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“it's a cozy restaurant at the square of the old village of Mougins in an elegant atmosphere and very kind waiters. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bakery
“-Brasserie chic située sur la place de "Homme au mouton" de Picasso -Chic brewery located on Picasso's "Homme au mouton" square”
  • 11 locals recommend
Winery
“Home of Picasso, lots of small art galleries and artists at work. A small number of high quality French restaurants in a car free village.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Golf Course
“un des plus ancien et plus beau golf de France à 10 minutes de MOUGINS&BREAKFAST”
  • 7 locals recommend
Locality
“When you feel ready to leave the coast with very many places to visit (including Menton, Villefranche and Monaco) then a trip up into the hills to see one or more hilltop villages is recommended. Our favourite is Menton (45 mins by car). ”
  • 95 locals recommend
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Museum
“Located at the entrance of the ville of Mougins, this museum has the world’s largest private collection of ancient arms and armour. It has four floors, but it easy to navigate and understand and it is superbly curated.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
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“We found this place fairly recently and loved it. Great menu at a very fair price with lots of little house extras. After lunch walk around and admire the local galleries”
  • 13 locals recommend
Food
“One of the best w stars Michelin. Impressive and affordable for the quality ”
  • 11 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Bar
“Au cœur de la vieille ville du Cannet, rue Saint-Sauveur, dans son Bistrot du même nom, le patron Claude SUTTER a créé le lieu chaleureux et confortable dont il rêvait, avec une équipe accueillante, de formidables vins soigneusement choisis et une cuisine de caractère, authentique et généreuse.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Il faut la voiture, mais nous y allons régulièrement pour un petit pique-nique le week-end.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Route
“Enjoy the village atmosphere in the main streat where varied artists, craftsmen, coffee shops and restaurants with terraces are setlled in. Take time on the village square and enjoy the beautiful sea view and the bay of Cannes. Take a stoll through the unusual streets (pedestrian area) and let yourself be surprised by the picturesque setting. ”
  • 14 locals recommend