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Haut de Cagnes

Address: Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Cultural
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Florham Park, New Jersey
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182 reviews 182 reviews
34 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I got a kick out of the reviewer who preferred St Paul de Vence over Haut de Cagnes. Yes it's bigger and more picturesque from a distance, but you can't compare the charm, quaintness and authenticity up close. Actually, I had never heard of Haut de Cagnes. This was an accidental find. I was driving from Antibes to Nice, enjoying... More

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Seattle, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Beautiful vista and old village above the city. You can walk up the windy road from town or catch the free shuttle. I arrived in the main courtyard of the castle just before sunset. Lovely.

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

If you like history and art, this is an easy day trip from Nice. Take a quick and cheap commuter train ride from Nice central train station to Cagnes-sur-Mer. Follow the signs to Renoir's home and studio; this is a lovely site with family photos, Renoir paintings, and beautiful garden views of Haut de Cagnes. Then walk down the hill... More

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Very tiny but worth a trip for a short walk around to the narrow streets to see the jamble of houses and magnificent views. It also has a small Medieval Chateau open to the public which houses art exhibitions and a few nice restaurants for lunch etc. It is easily reached by the free navette mini bus from the central... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We loved our stay in Haut de Cagnes. It is a beautiful, quiet place to stroll along the narrow streets, with beautiful views from the castle.

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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92 reviews 92 reviews
49 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We walked from the base of the area to the top, following some marked path that went through a lot of steep climbs. Just be prepared if you do walk up - it might be taxing especially during warmer weather. When you reach the top you can see sweeping views of the area. There are also a few restaurants and... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The vieille ville of Cagnes sur Mer is often overlooked in the rush to visit the many attractions of the Riviera. Any yet it is a stone throw from Cannes and easily accessible from a free shuttle bus departing from the centre on the lower town, where you can fing ample parking for your car. The old village is small... More

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381 reviews 381 reviews
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174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Stumbled upon here by accident. Unfortunately we were driving our American muscle car which was extremely challenging thought the narrow roads! So very pretty and romantic. Looks like a postcard.

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Zorneding, Germany
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Spent a lovely evening walking through the village and dining al fresco. The streets are narrow and driving through was challenging to say the least.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A lovely little village. Take the free shuttle and spend time exploring! A visit to the Grimaldi Castle is a must.

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