Chateau Grimaldi Musee d'Art Moderne Mediterraneen, Cagnes-sur-Mer

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A castle turned into an art museum, Chateau Grimaldi Musee d'Art Moderne Mediterraneen is one of the finest pieces of architecture you can visit. Occupied first by the Greeks and then the Romans, the château was built by a French admiral. The view from the tower of the chateau is spectacular and moving inside the corridors you will feel that you have entered into that ancient time when this place used to be occupied. The view is great with the Alps standing right all around you and the valley just below the museum. Some great and interesting art works and antiques are displayed here. There is also an elaborate coverage of the treatment of olives during that time which is quite fascinating. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Chateau Grimaldi Musee d'Art Moderne Mediterraneen and many more Cagnes-sur-Mer attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Cagnes-sur-Mer trip itinerary planner.
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  • These are some of the sights to be discovered in a visit to this place located on the Summit of a steep hill. If you can enjoy a guided tour by the tourist office, do not hesitate, the 3 euros for this visit are largely justified. The Grimaldi Castle is currently in the works, but the visit is still possible. The exhibition on the ground floor on the old olive is interesting and showcases a collection of pottery in Biot, huge jars having made the fortune of the town Biot in the eighteenth century. The other floors are discover contemporary art exhibitions and a room is dedicated to a local celebrity, Suzy Solidor. The second floor has a ceiling trompe l'oeil remarkable, the fall of the chariot of Phaeton. What is remarkable is the use of the techniques of perspective to give the impression of depth and third dimension. Finally, the view we have of the top of the Tower largely reward efforts in the rise of the stairs for access.
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  • Don't miss especially for the magnificent view of the Castle from the top of his Dungeon on the entire region. Impressive!
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  • Château Grimaldi at Cagnes-sur-Mer is a must see historical landmark. I drove then parked at ‘Parking Le Planastel’ (Rue du Planastel, 06800 Cagnes-sur-Mer); the fees are very reasonable. From the par...  more »
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  • Beautiful I have been here since a little girl as it is just around the corner of my father’s lodge ! We have lots of memories here and my children have visited and all of our family and friends It’s a wonderful experience with lovely restaurants and vieuws , I was so lucky to grow up here
  • Small but nice and interesting, amidst the old town
  • Simply beautiful. A bit of a trek up the hill, but worth it 😂😎
  • A must when you are in Nice
  • Wonderful place to spend an hour- fantastic view from the top, lovely interior that has been redone. The olive oil museum on the ground floor is interesting. Mostly in French, so either have a good translator ap or be/bring a francophone.

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