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Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe)

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Address: Antibes, France

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wonderful views and charming church good base for walks around cap

lovely views across golfe Juan and antibes and mountain. picturesque. great at sundown but get busy . steep walks for those with pushchairs or kids . great base for walks around... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

lovely views across golfe Juan and antibes and mountain. picturesque. great at sundown but get busy . steep walks for those with pushchairs or kids . great base for walks around cap. facilities v limited so take water answer visit loo before coming. walk down to garoupe or nice bistro and shops 10mins away on boulevard Kennedy . church Ian... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The best way to visit the lighthouse is on an open top tour bus, the trip takes in the famous Hotel Du Cap.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous sunset can be seen on a clear evening It's really romantic and a great place to spend the time with your loved ones Well worth a visit and a highlight of Antibes

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Nice view for sun sets with the locals, bring some wine and cheese and enjoy with a group of friends.... Easy to fine...

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a nice little lighthouse that sits on a hill so it can be seen from far out at sea. It is unusual to me to see a little chapel tucked right up next to it, it was a cute little place.

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We chose a day after a huge storm, and the air was clear, the skies were blue. We walked up through Bois de la Garoupe (about 30 minutes) and were delighted with the views from the chapel next to the lighthouse. It was the only day we saw the mountaintops, and they were covered in snow - in June!

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Antibes, France
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

You cannot actually get into the lighthouse or see any working thing, but it is a good walk from the beach area, a great opportunity to see the surrounding area and all it costs is time and effort. bring water or drinks however since there are no shops up there...

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The lighthouse is attractive but scaffolding prevented a really good view. The view from the lighthouse area is astonishing. One can see all the way to Nice!

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Antibes, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

If you are like me, a person who loves long walks and beautiful scenery, then I would highly recommend this place to visit. If you walk from Antibes, it will take you about 30 minutes to get there and while you are there, you will have a fantastic view of the Cote d'Azur and the Cap d'Anbites magnificent coast.

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Dublin, Ireland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Absolutely stunning views and quaint little church. Also when you drive up there you get a real insight into wealthy Riviera living.

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