A 15 minute drive inland from the Villa Port d’Attache brings you to Mougins, the most gastronomic of the medieval perched villages on the French Riviera.
This village oozes charm. Parking is provided at the foot of this pedestrian-only village.
The gastronomic reputation of Mougins started with chef Roger Vergé creating the Moulin de Mougins, an ancient olive mill which he converted into an internationally renowned restaurant. Other Michelin-star chefs followed, including Alain Llorca and Sébastien Chambru. The Restaurant Candille also boasts one Michelin star. Other top chefs known to Mougins include Christian Willer, Marc Veyrat, Emile Jung Anne Sophie Pic, Eric Frechon to name a few. There are many excellent restaurants for all budgets in the old Mougins village. Check out the Restau des Arts, le Petit Fouet, L’Amandier and Le Rendez-vous.
Take the time to thoroughly explore the town, take in the views, and check out the many art galleries.
The town also lays claim to Picasso who spent the last years of his life there with Jacqueline.
Of interest is the Musée d’Art Classique and the Musée de la Photo André Villers.