Local Area

Shops

In the village of La Gaude there are 2 supermarkets (Dia and Intermarche), boulangerie, 2 cafes, cheese and wine shop, farmers market (Saturdays only), cinema, pizza van, an ice cream factory and restaurants. In the nearby areas of cagnes sur mer, st jeanette, Vence, St Paul there are lots of other facilities including markets, beaches and great restaurants. Please let us know if you would like any recommendations

Skiing

Villa Meon is a great base for skiing. Local ski resorts in the Southern French Alps are Isola 2000, Valberg, Auron, Greolieres and Limone in Italy. The closest is Isola 2000, about 60 miles and one hours drive (2 hours on the skibus)

You can take the skibus from the centre of Nice to Isola 2000 for 29 euros (2007 prices) for a day return including the ski pass.

http://riviera.angloinfo.com/information/lifestyle/sports-and-leisure/skiing/

Check out the weather section of this page for the snow forecast at Isola 2000.

Golf

Golf at Villa Meon: Villa Meon is a great base for golf. Check out the following local courses:

Name

Address

Contact details

Golf Country Club de Nice 698 Route de Grenoble
Nice
06200
Tel: +33 04 93 29 82 00
+33 04 93 29 82 00

open: daily - dawn to dusk

Golf Saint Donat 270 Route de Cannes
Plan de Grasse
06130
Tel: +33 04 93 09 76 60
+33 04 93 09 76 60
Golf de la Grande Bastide 761 Chemin des Picholines
Châteauneuf de Grasse
06740
Tel: +33 04 93 77 70 08
+33 04 93 77 70 08
Golf Opio Valbonne Route de Roquefort les Pins
Opio
06650
Tel: +33 04 93 12 00 08
+33 04 93 12 00 08
Golf de Mandelieu Route du Golf
Mandelieu-La Napoule
06210
Tel: +33 04 92 97 32 00
+33 04 92 97 32 00

open: daily

Royal Mougins Golf Club 424 Avenue du Roi
Mougins
06250
France
Tel: +33 04 92 92 49 69
+33 04 92 92 49 69

open: daily - dawn to dusk

Golf du Claux Amic 1 Route des 3 Ponts
Grasse
06130
France
Tel: +33 04 93 60 55 44
+33 04 93 60 55 44

open: daily

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Other Activities

Other activities in the local area include Rock Climbing.