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Top Choice Gallery in Mougins

Musée d’Art Classique de Mougins

The brainchild of compulsive art collector and British entrepreneur Christian Levett, this outstanding museum contains 600 works spanning 5000 years. The collection aims to show how ancient civilisations inspired ne…
Top Choice Modern French in Mougins


Young chef Denis Fétisson has brought Roger Vergé’s baby back to its former glory. Set in an old mill, it’s considered casual in these parts, but comes with chandeliers and breathtaking views. Various fixed-price me…
Top Choice Provencal in Mougins

Le Sot l’y Laisse

You won’t find a more authentic Provençal restaurant than this place, on the shady town square of Mouans-Sartoux, 4km northwest of Mougins. The signature dish, a hearty chicken stew, gives the place its name (it mea…
Top Choice Gardens in Mougins

Les Jardins du MIP

These gorgeous gardens belonging to Grasse's Musée International de la Parfumerie showcase plants used in scent-making. Half the garden is displayed as fields to show how roses, jasmine and lavender are grown; the o…
Gallery in Mougins

Espace de l’Art Concret

Modern-art and architecture lovers shouldn’t miss Mouans-Sartoux’s contemporary-art centre, housed in the 16th-century Château de Mouans and the purpose-built Donation Albers-Honegger extension, a brilliant and bril…
Gastronomy in Mougins

Le Candille

Mougins’ most luxurious five-star hotel, spa and restaurant has it all. Rooms are heavenly, the spa is bliss, and in the hotel restaurant (open to nonguests) young Cannes-born chef David Chauvac cooks Michelin-starr…
French in Mougins

Le Petit Fouet

This little Mougins restaurant serves everything from breakfasts to apéritif platters of cheese, charcuterie and escargots, to hearty lunches of cassoulet daube de boeuf (Provençal beef stew), fish soup, asparagus-m…
Museum in Mougins

Musée de la Photographie André Villers

The small but perfectly formed Musée de la Photographie has some fascinating black-and-white photos of Picasso, snapped by celebrated photographers such as André Villers and Jacques Henri Lartigue. It also hosts reg…
Wine Bar in Mougins

La Cave de Mougins

A fantastic spot for oenophiles, stocking hundreds of local vintages with cheese and pâté platters to match.