Route to Valbonne (Alpes Maritimes – Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur)
Route to Valbonne
From Utrecht is about 1400 km to our house in Valbonne. Valbonne is near Cannes, Nice, Biot, Antibes and about 30 km from Nice Airport in Alpes Maritimes on the French Riviera
Amsterdam: approx. 1450 km
Aix-en-Provence: 150 km / 1.5 hours
Antibes / Cannes / Nice: 0.5 hours
Avignon approx. 3 hours
Lyon: approx. 5 hours
Barcelona: approx. 5.5 hours
Monaco: 0.75 hours
Ventimiglia: 1 hour
the Ligurian coast around 1.5 hours
Genoa around 3 hours
Milan: approx. 4 hours
Turin: approx. 3.5 hours
Florence and Tuscany: approx. 5.5 hours.
Route Description to the South of France
As we do not know from which direction you arrive, please follow your route down to the south of France. Upon arrival in Orange follow the signs for Marseille (A7), Aix en Provence (AIX e Pr)
Then follow the A8 direction Nice
From Nice Airport follow the A8 (peage) direction Cannes. Whether you are arriving from Orange or Nice Airport take exit 42 Cannes Centre – Grasse – Le Cannet – Mougins
After this exit you’ll arrive at the round about. Choose direction Grasse. Take the first exit direction Valbonne Centre. Keep following Valbonne/Mougins Centre. For at least 7km follow the signs Valbonne Centre.
You’ll arrive in Valbonne and keep on going straight through (on your right sight the municipality – big white building). Small traffic light in the centre of town, keep on going and after approx 200 meters turn right. This road has a steep turn to the right followed to left.
Keep on going for at least 4km. Follow the signs to Biot. At the first big roundabout follow the signs Biot, also on the new roundabout at the newly build school follow biot, on the third roundabout take the 2nd exit Biot (not the first where it says Biot for trucks, but the second one D4)
Within 300 meters you’ll arrive at the next roundabout, turn right and after 200 meters you’ll find the Domaine Val d’Azur on your left hand side. Turn left and go 200meters to the fence of the domain where Robert Keyzer will await you.
Within the domain you keep on going straight until you’ll find the tennis courts on your left hand. After the tenniscourts turn right and immediately right again. First road on your left is Rue de Chopin. At the end of this road you’ll find nr. 46
Route from Nice Airport to Valbonne
Follow the A8 (peage) direction Cannes.
Take exit 42: Cannes Center – Grasse – Le Cannet – Mougins **
** At the roundabout, keep in the direction of Grasse. 1st exit towards Valbonne Center, at the end of the road turn left towards Valbonne / Mougins Cente. Always follow the Valbonne signs (about 5 km). You enter Valbonne with a beautiful row of trees on your left and you follow the road. Old Valbonne is on your right and there is a large parking lot on the left. At the crossroads when you pass through Valbonne, turn right towards Biot. You follow the road that makes a few sharp turns and you leave Valbonne. At the large roundabout, continue straight towards Biot. Also at the next roundabout (keep following Biot at a new school) At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit towards Biot (note not the first exit D104 for freight traffic Biot but the D4 towards Biot – at this roundabout you will see a shop on the left Televalbonne in electronic equipment). At the next roundabout – this is already after 200 meters, turn right towards D4 direction Biot. After 100 meters, turn left and enter the domaine Val d’Azur. After 300 meters, Maria will be waiting for you with the code of the gate to enter the domaine.
In the domaine you drive straight on until you see the tennis courts on the left. There you turn right and immediately right again. Then the first left is Rue de Chopin and at the end on the right you will find no. 46.
Route from Valbonne Village to Villa Valbonne
At about 25km you’ll find Nice Internation Airport
Internationale Ariport Marignanne – Marseille is about 1,5 hrs drive
At approximately 20 minutes from Valbonne – direction Aix-en-Provence you’ll find an airort for private jets at exit Cannes/La Bocca.
Closeby there are a number of heli airports for helicopter tours