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DISCOVER THE FRENCH RIVIERA FROM GATTIERES VILLAGE

 THE COTE D' AZUR IN PROVENCE,  IS ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS AND GLAMOROUS RESORTS IN EUROPE. WHETHER YOU ARE SEEKING STUNNING BEACHES, CITIES, MOUNTAIN RESORTS, SUPERB WALKS, THE  HIGH LIFE, OR PEACE AND QUIET, IN GATTIERES, YOU ARE CENTRALLY LOCATED FOR EVERY EVENT.

GATTIERES is a spectacular perched village overlooking the Var Valley. It is centrally located for visiting the impressive Alpes or famous beaches such as Nice, St Tropez, or Monaco. (map)

The village itself offers you all that you could want in a typical French village. Its people are charming, welcoming and are happy to share the many delights of its village. 

For day to day living, you have excellent shops - a supermarket, pharmacy, an artisan boulangerie where you can sip a delicious coffee and nibble a homemade croissant whilst watching the village come alive.

Locally, there are 3 excellent restaurants and bars. The "Manon" offers copious plates of delicious fare, from wild boar to fresh trout. "The Auberge de Gattieres" is elegant, providing traditional Provencal dishes, and  delicious shellfish. Both are within walking distance of the villa. Now, we also have a further restaurant called "Le Beau Site" which has an exotic touch to its menue.

Culturally, Gattieres offers more than most - opera, concerts, art exhibitions, festivals, and dance shows, all the year round. To find out more, go to www.otiazur.fr 

NICE with its famous Promenade des Anglais, abundance of museums and art galleries, restaurants and beaches, is only a 20 minute drive from the villa. Visit NICE for "All Saints" on 1st November and participate in the many festivals being held in the area. February 15th -6th March is famous for the Nice Carnival - a spectacular event, not to be missed. Take advantage of our low special offers during this season.

MONACO the glamourous principality where Grace Kelly married her prince, is one of the most prestigious areas on the Riviera. You will find an abundance of stylish shops, arcades, the famous casino, the Cafe de Paris, where you can sit and people watch, expensive cars, and elegant locals!

The well-known Monaco Grand Prix takes place in May. Book your seats early to get a good view.

ST TROPEZ is an easy drive by the A8 motorway. The home of Bridget Bardot and the glitterazy it attracts thousands of people in the summer months, all hoping to spot a star.

ANTIBES has the largest marina in Europe. It is home to the super yachts of yesterday and today. Onassis's famous yacht "The Christina O" is often spotted here, as are the many yachts belonging to Sheiks and wealthy Internet giants.

The Old Town is a fascinating place to wander around, full of tiny boutiques and cafes. Stroll around the ancient ramparts and gaze at the sparkling sea below. Visit the old covered market and buy typical Provencal goodies to take home. See the locals animatedly selling their wares. Sample the famous Socca, a savoury thin pancake, as you walk along.  

Antibes is also the home to the Picasso Museum and the splendid cathedral. Many famous artists, from Matisse, to Van Gough have travelled and lived here, adoring its brilliant light.

ST PAUL DE VENCE is another, "must visit" town. Famously perched; its streets are paved with cobble stones and quaint houses. Lined with shops and galleries selling beautiful paintings and artifacts from well-known artists, it tempts you to linger, longingly. 

A visit to the famous Fondation Maeght is a fascinating deviation to view well-known works from local artists.

CANNES is known the world over for its glamour and its famous film festival in May. Join the thousands of would-be stars and dream!