Spilling over from Antibes’ more residential quarter, Juan-les-Pins is petite—which makes it best navigated on foot. Be sure to swing by the shady square known as La Pinède (square Frank Jay Gould) to check out the legions of local pétanque players. Nearby, the town’s long-awaited Palais des Congrès, or Convention Center (www.antibesjuanlespins-congres.com) recently opened to much fanfare. With the perennial success of year-round conferences in nearby Cannes, Juan-les-Pins’ local municipality is hoping to shift some of the business action here.

Most of us, however, would rather stroll the long, beachside promenade to Golfe-Juan where Napoleon kicked off his march to Paris and famous Hundred Days in power in 1815. Alternatively, pick a beach bar, order a glass of rosé, and watch the sun drop over the Iles de Lérins.

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