MARKETS AND SHOPPING
Vieil Antibes Provencal Market
Mornings, closed on Mondays except in high season. Buy a handmade provencal basket and pick up fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers, cheese, olives, meats, spices, lavender and other local products. Visit Olives Pelligrino whose family have sold olives in the market since 1952, Marina, Marielle and Cristalle, whose salads and vegetables are all locally grown and other wonderful local producers who are carrying on the traditions of their families.
Viel Antibes Antiques Market
Thursday and Saturday mornings. Enjoy a stroll around the many different stalls including, glassware, ceramics, jewellery, vintage clothes, paintings and other artefacts in the heart of Vieil Antibes.
Our local bakery situated 500 meters from the villa
Contemporary Art Gallery, Galerie du Chateau
Opposite the Picasso Museum is a modern and contemporary art gallery run by Veronique Podgorny. Beautifully selected Picasso ceramics and photographs and works by Cesar, Arman, Niki St Phalle, Yves Klein, Villers and Landskoy are all for sale. 2, Rue du Bateau, Vieil Antibes. Tel: 06 18 50 36 46 or 04 97 04 92 05. Website: www.galerie-duchateau-antibes.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hats, Chapellerie Coup de Chapeau
Hundreds of quality hats all shapes and sizes for men and women. Pick up your holiday hat here. Off the Provençal market at 6, Rue Sade, Vieil Antibes. Tel: 04 93 34 46 39
Beachwear and accessories, Kiwi St Tropez
Kiwi St Tropez is well known in France for its good quality bikinis, swimming costumes, trunks, shirts, kaftans, towels and accessories. Kelly and her mother own the Antibes store and are delightful. 2, Avenue George's Clemenceau, Vieil Antibes. Tel: 04 93 34 90 36.
Luxury beach and resort wear. Exclusive, beautiful collections of Italian kaftans handmade in cottons and silks. Pretty sandals and accessories too. Opposite La Jetee beach hotspot where guests of the Hotel du Cap gather. This little boutique with the bright orange sun blind is a rare find in Juan les Pins and owner Juliette who has selected all the collections is there to help you choose. Open April to end of September. 22 Av Guy de Maupassant, Juan les Pins. Tel: 04 93 33 56 80. Website: www.kafcannes.com
Children's toys, Pierrot La Lune
Beautifully crafted toys and games for children of all ages. Wooden toys a speciality. Lovely shop tucked away at 8, rue James Close, Vieil Antibes. Tel: 04 93 34 16 00.