Mougins Travel Guide

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Mougins Things to Do

  • Mediaeval Village

    Mougins' magic lies in its preserved mediaeval character. The town's architecture has not changed in centuries and walking through the narrow alleys takes the visitor back in time. It is this very charm, couple with the laid back atmosphere, that has drawn artists to Mougins. Attached are some photos of the streets of Mougins.

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  • Panoramic Views

    At a height of approximately 260 metres, the hill on which Mougins was built affords it excellent views of the surroundings. The Mediterranean on one side and the Alps on another, these views do not disappoint. Attached are photos of the scenery.

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  • Antiquités

    In addition to art galleries, Mougins contains several antique shops. Mostly, they sell French country antiques acquired locally and regionally.

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  • Musée de la Photographie

    Dedicated to Picasso, the small Musée de la Photographie contains a collection of photographs of the artist in his atelier in Mougins. Picasso spent his last days living in Mougins, which established a lasting bond with the world of Art. The museum also contains photos of other artists, such as Salvador Dali and Joan Miró, shot by the same...

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  • Village of Art

    As the village where Pablo Picasso spent his last days, Mougins' association with the world of art is undeniable. Since Picasso's days, some artists followed his footsteps and consequently many ateliers and art galleries were established in Mougins. Thus, the town has a high concentration of art galleries which people from all over the Côte d'Azur...

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  • la Porte Sarrasine

    Built in the 15th century, la Porte Sarrasine is the only gate to have survived from the once walled village of Mougins. It is now a mere archway on one of the streets of the village.

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  • Hilltop Village

    Much like many inland villages in Provence, Mougins is perched on a hill. These villages were built as such not only for defensive purposes but also to save the flatter grounds for agriculture. Upon the arrival in Mougins, a map of the city drawn on ceramic tiles, greets the visitor. Captured in the attached photo, the map gives the visitor an...

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  • Place des Mûriers

    The centre of the village, la place des Mûriers is where everything happens in Mougins. The small square is surrounded by cafés, restaurants and shops. A few young olive trees planted in large pots shade the square, while a pretty statue commands the centre.

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  • Église Saint Jacques-le-Majeur

    Although rebuilt over the centuries, Église Saint Jacques-le-Majeur originated in Roman times. It is the town's main church and is located at the summit of the hill on which Mougins was built. A climb up the tower affords the visitor views extending all the way to the bay of Cannes on the Mediterranean.

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Mougins Restaurants

  • Great French chique experience

    The clients are very rich and the food is typical French. But prices are not that high...38 euro for a meal of 4 courses with foie grass and baba au rhum I loved all, especially the atmosphere of rich people

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  • Incredible Cuisine, going for a Michelin...

    Amazing food from Denis Fettisson. Just looked him up on the net and has won several awards. Apparently going for a Michelin star here and ran the two star Michelin restaurant at The Cheval Blanc in Courchevel before. Well, basis our visit, his star should be on the way here too. Incredible, creative food, beuatifully prepared. Seafood seems to be...

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  • Beautiful Medieval building. Spectacular...

    Visited this restaurant during the opening of the new art museum in the village (Museum is great for art and antiquity fans). L'Amandier has absolutley amazing views over the hills around Mougins and Grasse and the lower Alps, from the upstairs terrace. Food was provencale, lots of fresh fish, vegetables and meats. Good sized menu with lots to...

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  • Cuisine Provençale et Traditionelle

    Mougins is known along the Côte d'Azur as a restaurant destination. It is home to several famous restaurants, most notably le Moulin de Mougin by the chef Roger Vergé. Other known restaurants include l'Amandier and le Feu Follet. Although the cuisine varies slightly from restaurant to restaurant, most in Mougins excel in la cuisine provençal (i.e....

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  • Cuisine Provencale

    A very friendly place in the heart of the picturesque village of Mougins. We picked it because it had the shortest wait for a table upstairs for lunch. The food was wonderful.

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  • cozy French restaurant

    On the main street in Mougins, this little joint is very cozy, and has great food. The place looks almost like a book store, with books all over the walls, as well as classical records. It has a very homey feel to it. Well worth the trip to Mougins.

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