Antibes, Picasso Museum -2012 France and Spain

2012 Spain and France

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Date of visit: May 8, 2012

I can’t wait to get out of this uncomfortable Italy and back to France! We left the Palazzo Venaria Reale and headed for the Côte d’Azur to escape this country anyway.

Yesterday, we were tormented by the Alpine stage on the French-Italian border, so we chose to take a slightly circuitous route, but on a motorway.

And after a few hours of restless driving, we finally made it back to France.

I feel safe in France!

But actually, the drive along the Ligurian Sea was very pleasant. There were a lot of nice towns, so I thought I’d like to stop by there sometime.

Now, once you’re on the Côte d’Azur, you’re used to it. I don’t know how many times I’ve driven here…. I never thought I’d be back.

What I aimed for this time was anti-vibe.

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We were able to find a parking spot in a good spot close to the center of town.

It was around 3 p.m. and I was tired from the long drive, so I decided to stay here tonight.

It was a bit expensive but we found a very stylish hotel and decided to stay here.

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Now, the purpose of coming to Antibes is « Picasso Museum ».

I have been to this city once in 2006. But I couldn’t enter the Picasso Museum because it was closed on that day. So we came here from Turin, taking 4 hours to get revenge.

Go through the alley and head to the sea.

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After all, the South of France is the sea!

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I was able to enter the Picasso Museum this time.

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Unfortunately, we weren’t allowed to take pictures inside, but we were able to take pictures of the courtyard and outside.

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But there were many tourists, especially Japanese tourists, so I felt uncomfortable.

By the way, the area around the Picasso Museum is very nice, isn’t it? The atmosphere of the south of France is very much in the air.

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Antibes is a small town with fewer people than Nice, so it’s a nice place to relax.

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