Musée Peynet et du Dessin Humoristique


A bit of an enthusiast's museum, but if you're a fan of bandes dessinées (comics), you might want to take a look at the work of Antibes-born Raymond Peynet, known for his satirical cartoons and illustrations.

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Nearby Antibes attractions

1. Vieil Antibes

0.09 MILES

Ringed by sturdy medieval walls and criss-crossed with lanes and shady squares, old Antibes is a delightful place for a wander. The wonderful Marché…

2. Musée Picasso

0.12 MILES

Picasso himself said, ‘If you want to see the Picassos from Antibes, you have to see them in Antibes'. The 14th-century Château Grimaldi was Picasso’s…

3. Cathédrale d'Antibes

0.14 MILES

Antibes' cathedral was built on the site of an ancient Greek temple, and has an impressive neoclassical façade (currently undergoing renovation). Its tall…

4. Plage de la Gravette

0.21 MILES

Right in the centre of Antibes, you’ll find Plage de la Gravette, a small patch of sand by the remparts (ramparts).

5. Bastion St-Jaume

0.36 MILES

Stroll along the rampart walkway to the harbour, where luxury yachts jostle for the limelight with Nomade (2010), an 8m-tall sculpture of a man looking…

6. Fort Carré

0.65 MILES

The impregnable 16th-century Fort Carré, enlarged by Vauban in the 17th century, dominates the approach to Antibes from Nice. It served as a border…

7. Plage de la Salis

0.77 MILES

This beach, with unbeatable views of old Antibes and the Alps, is 20 minutes from Antibes.

8. Jardin Botanique de la Villa Thuret

1.21 MILES

In the centre of Cap d'Antibes, this serene, 3.5-hectare botanical garden was created in 1856 and showcases 2500 species – the perfect opportunity to…