Saint-Jeannet and surroundings

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The village of Saint-Jeannet is located in the hinterland of Nice, on the hights of the Côte d’Azur (French Riviera), about 20 km from Nice, not far from Vence.
The village is perched at the foot of the « Baou » mountain, culminating at 800 m. It attracts many hikers and climbers, and dominates the Valley of Cagne. At the top of the Baou, hikers will find information about the magnificent panorama that stretches from the alpine peaks of Mercantour to the Esterel mountains.

Some beautiful spots in the village :
• Church of St. John the Baptist (1666), adjoining the chapel of the White Penitents (called today « Chapel of St. Bernardin »)
• Chapel of Notre Dame des Baous (15th century)
• Chapel of St. John the Baptist (1753)
• Chapel of St. Petronilla (12th century)
• A communal washhouse (19th century) …

Shops
• The village’s groceries and bakeries should naturally be preferred!
• A « Marché U » supermarket is 3 minutes by car, at the lower part of the village, at the « Peyron » area.
• The producer of organic vegetables sells on his farm on Saturday mornings and Monday afternoons.
Address: 810 chemin des Sausses – Ph. : 04 93 24 87 91
• « Le Vignoble des Hautes Collines de la Côte d’Azur » (The Vineyard on the High Hills of Côte d’Azur) produces excellent local wines.
Address: 800 chemin des Sausses – Ph . : 04 93 24 96 01
• A pharmacy is located in the village, next to the post office at the entrance of the village, but a larger pharmacy, as well as bank agencies (with cash points) can also be found at the « Peyron » area.
• Local producers will welcome you on St Barbe market place on Sunday mornings.

Restaurants
• La Table des Baous – rue Nationale – Ph. : 04 93 24 90 63
Typical French cooking, according to the Chef’s desires, under vine shaded terraces.
• Le Petit Grillon – 13 rue du Planestel – Ph. : 04 93 59 89 57
Terrace in the heart of the village.
• Le Sainte Barbe – Place Sainte Barbe – Ph. : 04 93 24 94 38
Hotel Restaurant with a panoramic view.
• Auberge des 4 chemins – Quartier le Peyron – Ph. : 04 93 24 90 01
Friendly, family atmosphere.
• La Fontaine du Peyron – Quartier le Peyron – Ph. : 04 93 58 88 79
Traditional Mediterranean cuisine.
• Restaurant Mini Thaï – Quartier le Peyron – Ph. : 04 93 24 99 44
Traditional Thai cuisine – on place or take away.

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Sports in the area
• Hiking – Many walks are possible in and around the village. On this website you may find some maps with paths to follow.
• Climbing – the association Les Lézards des Baous » offers training for all levels.

Museums
La Chapelle du Rosaire created by Henri Matisse – 466 avenue Henri Matisse, in Vence
Maeght Fondation – 623 Chemin des Gardettes, 06570 Saint-Paul-de-Vence
Marc Chagall National Museum – Avenue du Docteur Ménard, 06000 Nice
Picasso Museum – Place Mariejol, 06600 Antibes
Pablo Picasso National Museum, la Guerre et la Paix – Place de la Libération, 06220 Vallauris
Fernand Léger National Museum – Chemin du Val de Pome, 06410 Biot
Village of Saint-Paul de Vence and its art galleries.

Practical information
Taxi St-Jeannet : Eric Daziano – Ph. : 06 34 99 47 14
• Dry cleaners – Laundering services : Gyle Bio Nettoyage – Quartier le Peyron – Ph. : 09 81 34 61 97