Biot and the Surrounding Area
Biot is an unspoiled medieval town with charming streets
and old, well-preserved houses.
There are many cozy restaurants in all price
classes. Good shopping possibilities for basic groceries and there
are many shops with local
arts and crafts.
The town is known for it’s ceramics and pottery workshops, glass-blowing
and the Fernand Léger Museum. Tennis courts, mini-golf and a
large dolphinarium are nearby. For the golf enthusiasts, there are many
good and well-known golf courses in a range of 30 minutes of driving.
It’s a 3 km drive to the Mediterranean with
excellent beaches and good conditions for swimming. On your way, you
will pass a water park with slides which is suitable for children. Along
the coast there are many charming marinas with good restaurants and
There are many art exhibitions and cultural opportunities in the
surrounding towns. The Chagall and Matisse Art Museums are in Nice
and there is an exhibition of Picasso’s ceramic work in Antibes.
The Maeght Foundation has an impressive collection of modern art
in St. Paul. The exhibition is supplemented by various exhibitions
Arriving by plane at the Airport in Nice, the following drive to
Biot is about 15 minutes. Traveling by car your drive is about
1600 kilometers from Hamburg.
High season is in July and August. For those not dependent on these
months for their holidays, visiting the area during periods out
of season may be a pleasant alternative. The weather is still very
and you stay clear of major crowds of tourists.
The weather is warm enough in May, June and September,October to
swim in the Mediterranean and have lunch outdoors at the many sidewalk
Læs mere om Biot og Provence som helhed.