Situated between Cap d’Antibes to the East and the Cap de la Croisette on the west of the outskirts of Cannes and an extension of Juan-les-Pins, Golfe-Juan is a small seaside resort that offers superb views of the Lérins Islands and of Cap d’Antibes. It was on the beach of Golfe-Juan on March 1st 1815 that Napoleon I landed upon his return from the island of Elba and gave the order to march first towards Cannes and Grasse, then marching further north. The route taken by Napoleon I as far as Laffrey, a small village to the north of Grenoble, is now known as the “Route Napoleon”.
Hotels in Golfe-Juan
This large Marina can berth boats from berths from 8m to 50m in length.
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Port Camille Rayon
It is in the magnificent setting of Golfe Juan that the town of Vallauris is situated. The old Vallauris will charm you with its typical Mediterranean atmosphere. You will also appreciate the picturesque shoreline from the quai St. Pierre to Port Camille Rayon, with its restaurants serving Provençal and fish specialities and colourful little shops.
The workmanship can be seen in many different boutiques and in the pottery museum. The castle museum hosts the International Biennial of Ceramic Arts. You must not miss the jovial, friendly spectacle of the Provençal market. Stroll around the little streets to discover the artists’ workshops, the ceramic artists, the olive wood carving, glassworKs, and the local perfume creators. They will all welcome you with warmth and kindness.
Boulevard des Frères Roustan
Phone: 04 93 63 82 58
Fax: 04 93 63 13 66