Antibes, France: Our travels in pictures

I would like to start the week by saying THANK YOU for all the wonderful supportive comments last week about my father’s passing. It both made ​​me teary-eyed and so incredibly grateful to you my lovely followers, so thank you! :)

We are now back from our eventful trip to France. Time passed unfortunately far too quickly, and I didn’t get the chance to miss wet, cold Sweden. We visited the idyllic town of Antibes which is now my absolute FAVORITE place on the French Riviera.

We stayed right on the ocean at the sandy beach of Juan les Pins, a wonderfully quiet seaside resort. From there you can quickly get into the centre of Antibes, where all your French dreams can come true: A large macaron bakery, French carousel, world-class restaurants, quaint French buildings, and a gigantic market.

On our last day in Antibes it was 25C and I swam in the beautiful turquoise ocean. I could easily had stayed there all Winter.

Here is our trip in pictures, as words are too small :)

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Isn’t she wonderful? This beautiful French mademoiselle in her hat sits at a café. She captures everything that is Antibes: pleasure, foot, sun, and wonderful picturesque shops and cafés :)

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Pictures of movie stars photographes at a restaurant with the best lasagne I’ve ever eaten… mmm only in France :)

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A bakery in the centre of Antibes that specialises in macarons… I died and went to heaven in there :)

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Luxury cars are plentiful at the Rivieran and Jon wanted to drive around in this black Ferrari :)

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Basically, if you love everything French (like me), you HAVE to visit Antibes – the city where artists travel to, and where the ocean draws life, lust, and endless nights of parties, glamour, and laughter. The best way to get there is to fly to Nice and then take the train (just 20 mins) toward Cannes.

Au revoir Frankrike for this time.

LOVE Maria and Jon



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8 Responses to Antibes, France: Our travels in pictures

  1. Lilli Monday, October 7, 2013 at 11:51 #

    Hi Maria! Welcome back! Glad to have enjoyed your trip, sound marvelous! What a stunning city and place, for sure it is now onto my wishlist of future travels!:) The photos are great, how lovely to swim there! Have a great day and week ahead my dear, hugs and kisses! xo

    • Dimi Monday, October 7, 2013 at 13:53 #

      Hallo Maria!!!Welcome back!!!
      Wow!!!What a gorgeous place to visit!!!!
      Your pictures are so beautiful!!!Excellent shots!!!!
      I ‘m fan of macarons!!!!
      Thank you for sharing all those amazing images from France!!
      Have a happy and warm week!!
      Dimi…

  2. Karolyn Monday, October 7, 2013 at 15:06 #

    WOW, great photos!!! Glad you are back and refreshed, you needed it!!
    Karolyn

  3. Caro* Monday, October 7, 2013 at 20:49 #

    Fabulous photos ! Antibes is a beautiful city :)

  4. Satu Monday, October 7, 2013 at 21:49 #

    Beautiful photos.. I miss France so much, I’ve been there once – already many many years ago with small school group. Must visit someday again with a loved one :)

    Thank you for stopping by at my blog ! :) It would be so nice to start following each others blogs, it’s so lovely to “meet” lovely & interesting people around the World with similar interests. x (I use Bloglovin to stay updated:)

    Love, Satu
    Indie by heart

  5. Martha Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 17:24 #

    Sounds like it was just what you needed ;)
    What a beautiful way to remember how fab life can be.
    This town looks absolutely adorable and that bakery…delicious!!
    XOXO

  6. Agata Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 22:16 #

    Lovely photos! I’m glad to hear that you had such great time out there, seems like very inspiring place. Poland may be a little bit warmer than Sweden right now but still, French riviera is a great place to be in autumn. Some day I’ll follow your tracks ;)

  7. Mili Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 07:08 #

    Oooh, I want to go so all MY French dreams can come true! Looks like an amazingly relaxing vacation :)

    Mili from call me, Maeby

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