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Le Fort Carré

Avenue du 11 Novembre, 06600 Antibes, France

Forts
Old Ruins

About Le Fort Carré

Fort Carre was built in the late 16th century by King Henry II of France. It was used to guard the nearby border with the County of Nice and to defend the town of Antibes. it is now classified as a historic monument.



Attractions near Le Fort Carré

Musée Picasso1.06km from Le Fort Carré

The museum is known as the Picasso Museum, the first museum in the world to be dedicated to the artist. Picasso himself donated works to the museum, altogether 23 paintings and 44 drawings, most notably his paintings La Chèvre and La Joie de vivre.

Promenade de la Croisette9.14km from Le Fort Carré

The Promenade de la Croisetteor Boulevard de la Croisette is a prominent road in Cannes, France. It stretches along the shore of the Mediterranean Sea and is about 2 km long. It goes completely along the coastline of Cannes.

Palais des Festivals9.84km from Le Fort Carré

The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès has been created to accommodate the largest festival of cinema in the world. It is the venue for the annual Cannes Film Festival, and possesses "modern and high-tech facilities" for housing conferences throughout the year.

Lérins Islands10.39km from Le Fort Carré

The Lérins Islands are a group of four Mediterranean islands off the French Riviera, in Cannes. The two largest islands in this group are the Île Sainte-Marguerite and the Île Saint-Honorat. The smaller Îlot Saint-Ferréol and Îlot de la Tradelière are uninhabited. This archipelago emerging from azure waters offers an ideal combination of natural, architectural, and gastronomic heritage.

Musée de la Castre, Cannes10.43km from Le Fort Carré

The Castre Museum is a museum located in Cannes, France. It houses collections of primitive arts of the Himalayas-Tibet, the Arctic, pre-Columbian America, Mediterranean antiquities. Castre Museum also presents musical instruments around the world and the landscape paintings of the 19th century.

Abbaye De Lérins11.33km from Le Fort Carré

Abbaye De Lérins is a Cistercian monastery situated on the island of Saint Honorat off the coast of Cannes. A monastic culture has existed there since the 5th century. The monks are planting vineyards today, making wine and liqueur.

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Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur is one of the most popular holiday regions in the south of France. Its identity as a geographical region is a holdover from the days of the Roman Empire. Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur is famous for its sunny weather, colorful countryside, tradition, wine, food, and language.