PLACES TO VISIT

Art Galleries
Provence - the ideal place to be inspired by famous artists. You can take day trips to the following galleries from the villa.

Renoir Museum
The Museum is located on a magnificent property in Cagnes-sur-mer with a peaceful garden full of ancient olive trees. Exhibits include 10 original paintings and his personal possessions. This is where Renoir lived during the last years of his life. Nearby is Matisse's chapel - well worth a quick visit. Website: www.cagnes-tourisme.com/renoir-museum.php

Picasso Museum
The museum is housed in the Chateau Grimaldi in Antibes, where Picasso stayed from mid-September to mid-November 1946. He donated 23 paintings and 44 drawings to the town of Antibes. From 1952 onwards, many donations and purchases, including donations from Jacqueline Picasso in 1991, have greatly enriched the Picasso collection in the museum. Work by Nicolas de Stael, Hans Hartung, Anna-Eva Bergman and important artists of the 20th century is also on display. A remarkable collection of sculpture by Germaine Richier and work by Miro, Bernard Pagès and Anne and Patrick Poirier is on permanent view on the terrace. Website: www.antibes-juanlespins.com/eng/culture/musees/picasso

The Maeght Foundation
The Maeght Foundation owns one of the largest private collections of 20th century paintings, sculptures, drawings and lithographs. It is situated in the beautiful village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence. Website: www.fondation-maeght.com

RENOIR MUSEUM PICASSO MUSEUM MAEGHT FOUNDATION
Chagall Museum
Numerous paintings, sculptures, stained-glass windows, mosaïcs, including the artist's 17 major works of biblical content. Website: www.musee-chagall.fr

Museum of Modern Art in Nice
Collections of works from the plastic arts avant-garde movements, from the early 60s to the present day. Website: www.mamac-nice.org/english

Matisse Museum
The Matisse Museum, housed in a lovely red-ochre villa, has one of the largest collections of his work in the world and includes sculptures and monumental paintings. Website: http://www.musee-matisse-nice.org/?_locale=en

CHAGALL MUSEUM MUSEUM OF MODERN ART MATISSE MUSEUM