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Discover the old village of Mougins – French Riviera

Découvrez le vieux village de Mougins en Provence

Today, we would like to tell you about the old village of Mougins in France in the Alpes-Maritimes (06). Let yourself be guided in a cultural and original journey. Mougins, a small French village 15 minutes driving from Cannes is known for its galleries and studios of artists and their workshops in the village.

Village Mougins - Cote d'Azur - 06You will also find historical monuments like the church of Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, which was made during the XI century and enlarged in the XVIII and XIX centuries. Graced by two large rows of stately cypress, you will unearth the Notre-Dame de Vie that is located near the Fontmerle pond, bordering the forest Valmasque. The ancient chapel of St. Bartholomew located west of the town was built with octagonal shapes, very rare geometric shapes for a religious building

Open your eyes and breathe in the scents of the south. Your smell will discover rosemary, thyme fennel, tarragon, savoury, olive and basil. Smells that will surely water your mouth! Mougins village is also recognized in France and abroad to attract prestigious chefs. For example, in the 30s, Celestin Veran, skipper and sea taxi driver, was cooking bouillabaisse for the big fortune in the world. The Duke of Windsor is one of his loyal customers. It is not uncommon to come across movie stars in restaurants in Mougins during the Cannes Film Festival. You will find in Mougins prestigious restaurants like the “Moulin de Mougins” (1 * Michelin) or “Restaurant Candille” (1 * Michelin).

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This charming typical Provencal village will surprises you and the eye of Picasso is there to remind you. Discover this charming village, lose yourself in the narrow fresh streets, eat local food and enjoy the sight of the mountains.

The village of Mougins is only 30 minutes driving from Nice, so if you have rented an apartment in Nice with NiceRent it will be easy for you to get there. Remember that we offer a superb selection of apartments to rent for holidays in Nice in the Alpes-Maritimes.

This is how to go from Nice to Mougins



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