Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe), Antibes

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#2 of 10 in Historic Sites in Antibes
Hike or drive to Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe), the old lighthouse of Antibes, for panoramic views of the French Riviera and beyond. The lighthouse itself is not open to visitors, but pack a picnic or grab an ice cream from the vendor on top of the hill and admire the view of the ocean. Visit the small chapel located next to the lighthouse with colorful offerings placed there by local seamen. The hike up is strenuous and involves many stairs; bring water and note that it can get very hot. Put Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe) into our Antibes tour itinerary planning tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Antibes.
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  • Massacre of the landscape and ugliness imposed by the 'progress' of the mobile operators all consented by the buildings of France and the Town Hall, always ready to nag you for a fenestron in a façade, but not for such abuses. Ugly, ugly, sad.
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  • One of the most beautiful view of Antibes and nice to climb up to the lighthouse walk. A must-see Antibes!
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Look in the old town area for a selection of guesthouses, backpacker-friendly hostels, and upscale hotels, all located on or just back from the bustling boulevards for which the resort town is known. The neighboring town of Juan les Pins has plenty of accommodations on offer too, with a number of beachfront hotels, family-run guesthouses situated in charming old townhouses, and youth hostels to add to the mix.
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