9am – Meet your English speaking driver guide at your hotel and departure for Picasso Museum (1h)
In 1946, Picasso came to live in the Château Grimaldi and was so delighted with the place and the views out to sea that he later gave a large number of his works to the town. With other donations, notably from Jacqueline Picasso in 1991, the collection grew and now includes paintings of mythological beasts and Mediterranean sea images as well as a wonderful collection of ceramics that are worth the visit alone. We may also see the richly colored paintings of Nicholas de Stael, who lived, and died, in Antibes.
10.45am -Then drive to Haut de Cagnes ( 25mn drive)
11.10pm Enjoy a visit of the Renoir Museum ( 1hour visit)
The Renoir Museum is situated in the heart of a magnificent estate of century old olive trees, from where you can discover a superb panorama that extends to Cap d'Antibes. The view of the Haut-de-Cagnes is exceptional.
Lunch at leisure, your guide will suggest you the best place to have lunch
Continue with a visit of the Maegh Foundation
The Marguerite and Aimé Maeght Foundation is a unique example of a private European Foundation. Inaugurated on July 28th 1964 by André Malraux, then Minister of Cultural Affairs, this architectural ensemble was entirely conceived and financed by Marguerite and Aimé Maeght to present modern and contemporary art in all its forms. Painters and sculptors collaborated closely in the realisation of this Foundation with Catalan architect Lluís Sert by creating frequently monumental works integrated into the building and gardens: the Giacometti courtyard, one of the world’s most famous ‘in-situ’ works, the Miró labyrinth filled with sculptures and ceramics, the mural mosaics by Chagall and Tal-Coat, the pool and stained glass window by Braque, the Bury fountain…
Continue with a walking tour in St Paul & visit of Art Galleries
Walk around the narrow and so picturesque streets of the village, from the Porte Royale to the Porte Sud via the (pedestrianised) and you will discover magnificent stone façades from the XVI° and XVIII° centuries. Lose yourself in the maze of charming streets, the floral exuberance of the gardens, the little shady squares, ancient fountains, gateways and porches, or wonderful windows and you'll see why St Paul is a favorite subject for photographers.
5pm – End of the tour at your hotel