Biot

Biot is an authentic Medieval village located on the hills between Nice and Antibes, and is only a short distance to the sea. Famous worldwide for its master glassmakers, Biot still perpetuates this tradition today.

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The glass factory in Biot exhibits the works of listed artists throughout the year. To admire craftsmen at work, all you have to do is push the door of one of the 8 glass factories currently in operation. In addition to master glassworkers, Biot is also home to many artists, potters, ceramists, jewellers andpainters The Chemin du Val de Pome hosts the Fernand Léger Museum, which exhibits a fine collection of paintings and ceramics . There is also , an astonishing arboretum sheltering superb bonsai trees to be discovered in this area. Ideally, in July/August, temperatures do not exceed 30°C during the day and drop to 22°C (even 19°C) at night. In December, if they are at a minimum of 5°C, temperatures can rise to 22°C. Tasting the delights of French cuisine is simple here: many restaurants offer the best of what the Mediterranean has to offer. Every Tuesday is marketday, an excellent opportunity to take part in the local village life. Hiking enthusiasts can explore the village's surroundings along the many footpaths. They can follow the river Brague, which will take them to Valbonne village. For Golf enthusiasts there is the renowed ‘Bastide du Royal golf’ course in Biot.

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Informations

  • On average 14 °C / year
  • 140 days / year
  • 150 mm / year
  • On average 11°C
  • Nice Côte d'Azur Airport
  • Antibes station
  • Port Vauban

The districts

Bois Fleuri - Chèvre d'Or - Saint-Philippe

Residential areas with beautiful surroundings.

Vallée verte - Issarts - Vignasses

Young and dynamic districts.

Le village - Saint-Julien - Saint-Pierre

Young and dynamic districts, 66% of which are made up of houses.

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The activities

  • Museum of Local History
  • Fernand Léger Museum
  • 7 walking and hiking circuits
  • Art Galleries
  • Golf, tennis, cycling, pony
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The schools

  • 1 nursery school, 1 primary school.
  • 6 middle schools and 6 high schools nearby.
  • Mougins School: private international school that welcomes pupils from nursery school to the final year of secondary school.

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