Discover Valbonne Village, friendly, quiet and peaceful
Valbonne is a commune near Nice in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in south eastern France. Valbonne means ‘the good valley’ in Provençal.
The village is in the commune of Valbonne Sophia Antipolis, which consists of the village of Valbonne, and the technology park of Sophia Antipolis.
The village was constructed as close as possible to the Abbey in 1519 by the Prior. The aim was to repopulate a region that had been ravaged by the plague in 1351. It was built along the lines of a Roman encampment. The outline of the village is a rectangle with a central street and one crossing it at right angles. At the crossroads there is a square.
The village of Valbonne offers a variety of unique attractions. Come and discover then share in our passion and pride. Valbonne village had the wisdom to preserve and cultivate the charm and authenticity of the old village of Valbonne.
We invite you to stroll along its flowered and shady streets, to linger leisurely on the café and restaurant terraces, and to take your time to enjoy the special way of life. A variety of shops, regional products and traditional crafts, as well as the Heritage Museum of “Old Valbonne” and many other aspects of the culture and know-how await your pleasure.
If you let yourself go a little, you will feel the heartbeat of this middle land of the Provence, close enough to the sea yet protected from the hustle and bustle of the coast. Backed by its rich cultural and artistic heritage, it has kept alive its tradition of hospitality and friendship.
Valbonne groups together several artists and craftspeople that find a living environment here that is conducive to creation. The majority of them open the doors of their workshops to you so you can discover their know-how, appreciate the quality of their work, why not leave with some original or unusual works.
After renting one of our studios or apartments in the city of Nice, it will be very easy to get to Valbonne by car or bus. Do not forget to choose NiceRent for your next holiday rentals in Nice, we offer a fine handpicked selection of apartments and studios in the city centre of Nice.
How to get to Valbonne
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