Visit Grasse on the French Riviera
In the heart of Cote d’Azur, at Auribeau-sur-Siagne, Bed & Breakfast Villa Jacaranda Guest house, is a peaceful escape for relaxation and discovery in mimosas and cork trees. Near Grasse and Cannes, close to Nice, Antibes, but not in the hustle and bustle of the seaside (9km)
Halfway between Monaco and St Tropez, our guest house riviera is a paradise for nature lovers along GR 51 Balcony of the Cote d’Azur. The place exudes calm and well being. You can really enjoy the green outdoors with hiking trails and trips, bike tours, riding, sailing, diving, water skiing, rafting….and a wide range of 11 superb Golf courses around Cannes.
We are just minutes from the glamorous city of Cannes and the seaside and some famous places of the Riviera : Theoule, Antibes. A short trip takes you to the Islands of Lerins, unspoiled nature and mystery of the Iron Mask.
Grasse, world capital of perfumes, is only 4 km from our B&B french Riviera. You will enjoy the scents of roses, iris & jasmine just 3 km from our b&b, & visit “La Bastide du Parfumeur” a conservatory-scented plants of Pays de Grasse (Mougins). Downtown you have a free guided tour in Fragonard, Gallimard or Molinard. Fragonard include historic perfume factory, Museum of Perfumes, Provençal costums & jewelry. Next door, Fragonard Museum (a private mansion of the 18th century) hosts private collections of Jean François Costa.
Discover the hilltop villages of french Riviera : Mougins, St Paul de Vence, Eze….
Our charming B and B french riviera is easydrive the nearby hilltop villages to discover : Mougins, Valbonne, Gourdon, Tourrettes, St Paul de Vence, Eze.
Auribeau sur Siagne, a Provencal village with medieval roots
Villa Jacaranda Guest house is a pleasant 15 minutes walk (5 minutes drive) to the medieval village of Auribeau-sur-Siagne. In the countryside of Cannes, in the foothills of Pays de Grasse, Auribeau is an unspoiled village for wellbeeing so peaceful near the seaside.
Auribeau (06810) : the Village is registered as one of the picturesque sites and flowery villages of the Alpes Maritimes
In the green surroundings of the Massif de Tanneron, the pretty medieval village perched above the river Siagne is adorned with the gold mimosa blossom in the heart of winter and illuminated at night like a star on its rock. Pass the portal Soubran (16th century) stroll along the narrow streets wrapped around the church, discover the stone houses, squares and fountains, enjoy the superb views over the mountains and go down to the river for a refreshing alt.
“Es pas béu ço qu’es béu, Es béu ço qu’agrado” – “N’est pas beau ce qui est beau, est beau ce qui plait”
Mougins, Art & Gastronomy
The old village perched on the hill will totally seduce you with its lovely narrow streets, its tastefully refurbished stone houses, its fountains, a 360° view overrounding from the Bay of Cannes to the Pays of Grasse, a good range of Art Galleries and Artcraft shops. Many artists and celebrities have chosen to stay in Mougins : Picasso, Cocteau, Fernand Léger, Winston Churchill, Christian Dior…It’s the perfect place for a romantic dinner to discover gourmet or provencal cuisine : bistrots or fine dining, it’s your choice !
Gourdon, Tourrettes, Saint Paul de Vence, Cabris….Valbonne
From our B and B, a day tour will lead you on the Road of hilltop villages from Grasse to Gourdon, its castle and its breathtaking views, Bar sur Loup, the city of oranges, Tourettes, the city of violets, authentic and so typical, Vence , Saint Paul de Vence. You can have a nice rest at the waterfalls in the Gorges du Loup.
A charming Guest House near the sea
B&B is just minutes drive the sandy beaches of Cannes Mandelieu offer sailing, water skiing, kitesurf and more …In La Napoule you find a wide range of good restaurants as well as the Castle and its gardens to visit. In the foothills of Esterel, Théoule is a paradise for hiking (Massif de l’Aiguille) and diving (calanques).
The islands of Lérins off Cannes
A few hundred yards from La Croisette, the two islands will seduce you with a unique setting natural and protected , face to the Bay of Cannes. Board in La Napoule (free car park)) or Cannes (off saison). Sainte Marguerite offer an exclusive paradise with translucent waters in the fragrance of pine trees. History lovers have to visit the Royal Fort and discover the legend of “ Iron Mask”. Saint Honorat and the cystercian monks Abbey are waiting for you to taste the vineyards
» Villa Jacaranda Bed & Breakfast is a good base for special events on the Cote d’azur : Film Festival (Cannes), Carnival (Nice), Fête du Mimosa (Mandelieu), Lemon Festival (Menton), F1 Grand Prix (Monaco), Jazz Festival (Juan les Pins), Cannes Fireworks Festival.
» Charming B & B Riviera offer you a good starting point to visit the Gorges du Verdon or tour the Var vineyards (Chateau de Berne in Lorgues).