Mougins is a perched village on the French Riviera, in the Alpes-Maritimes department. At an elevation of 260 meters, Mougins overlooks the bay of Cannes, the Lérins Islands, Grasse and other villages in the surrounding area. The visit of the village center, from Place Commandant Lamy to Place des Patriotes, passing by Rue Badier, Rue de la Glissade, Rue des Orfèvres, and more, will lead you to discover the historical monuments of Mougins. You will discover, for example, Saint Jacques-le-Majeur Church, Notre Dame de Vie Chapel and Saint Barthélémy Chapel.
Mougins is a tourist destination full of fountains and wash houses. You will also be pleasantly surprised by the beauty of some residences, which have now become for the most part hotel restaurants. The Manoir de l’Etang, the Moulin de Mougins, the Amandier de Mougins, and the Antre du Minotaure (Mas Notre Dame de Vie), a Provençal farmhouse, are just a few examples of the architectural heritage of Mougins.
During your vacation in Mougins, learn about the local gastronomy and taste the delicacies of the region in a restaurant. The town has several starred restaurants. You will be ideally located in the quiet hinterland, close to the coast and its hustle and bustle.
The medieval village, among pine, olive and cypress trees, with its colors and historical remains, has seduced various artists who have chosen to stay here, including Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau, Paul Eluard, Winston Churchill, Christian Dior, Édith Piaf, Jacques Brel, and more.
Take advantage of your stay to visit, alone or with a guide, the nearby tourist towns and villages such as Mouans-Sartoux, Antibes or Le Cannet.