Ideally situated halfway between Mougins and Mouans-Sartoux, and only a short drive to Cannes, Castellaras is full of authenticity and charm. is The hills of the historic town have preserved their ancient olive groves and fields of lavender and jasmine.

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Picture perfect landscapes have inspired many painters and continue to inspire artists, professionals and amateurs alike. If you prefer the calm and serenity to the glitz, glamour and bustle of seaside towns, then Castellaras is your perfect match. The castle of Castellaras, parts of which date back to the 11th century, remains the main attraction which entices visitors from all over the world during the summer season. Nestled in a private estate, it belongs to the community. Its chapel was built by the monks from the island of Saint-Honorat, one of the two Lerins islands located in the bay of Cannes, a short boat ride from the town. The views from the castle are spectacular: you can discover the Mediterranean the bay of Cannes and also the Estérel Mountains, Mougins village, the Alps, the Gorges du Loup and the vilages of Opio, Valbonne and Vence. Castellaras offers an array of various activities: there are: many golf courses and tennis courts are in its immediate vicinity, the sea is only a few kilometres away, and angling can be practised in the nearby streams. Antique dealers offer antique enthusiasts the opportunity to find the object of their dreams. Festivals and annual festivals complete a panorama of very varied activities in the area.

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  • On average 15 °C / year
  • 140 days / year
  • 352 mm / year
  • On average 13°C
  • Nice Côte d'Azur Airport
  • Cannes station
  • Port of Cannes

Getting to

By car

Take the A8 motorway and exit at n° 42 Grasse-Mougins-Mouans-Sartoux.

By train

Cannes station is connected to the TGV from Paris and abroad. 

By plane

Nice Côte d'Azur International airport and the private Cannes-Mandelieu airport (business aviation).

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Local Activities

  • Numerous golf courses and tennis courts in the nearby surroundings
  • Angling in nearby streams and rivers
  • Antique and antique dealers
  • Festivals and celebrations in the region
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The schools

  • Les Pouces Verts Montessori School and College: they welcome students from 2 to 15 years old.
  • Mougins International School: a private school that welcomes students from aged 3 to 18 years and teaches the British curriculum.

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