Car Hire Antibes Train Station
Find your perfect car hire at Antibes Train StationNestled between Nice and Cannes, this quaint town is one of the Mediterranean’s biggest pleasure ports. Picturesque streets and stone fortresses offer a postcard image backed by the azure sea.
Your Avis car rental is waiting for you at Antibes Train Station, with the key to your unforgettable French Riviera adventure.
Plan your journey from Antibes Train StationWith a massive port featuring some of the Mediterranean’s most impressive yachts, Antibes is still surprisingly down to earth. The town springs alive between Easter and the end of the summer, while a Christmas market illuminates the calmer winter months.
Tourists flock to the old town to explore the tangle of streets lined with ice cream shops and restaurants.
Food lovers will appreciate the Marché Provencal. This covered market provides a tantalising excursion through local produce, cheese and flowers, with the scents of lavender wafting through the air. Taste the local specialty, socca – a chickpea crêpe baked in a wood-burning oven.
To sample more local culture, check out the Musée Picasso situated along the old ramparts. Take a quick drive to the fort on the opposite end of the port for a peek into the town’s 16th century military history.
For those more interested in catching the sun, Antibes offers two sandy beaches, unlike the characteristically rocky varieties populating the rest of the Riviera. Visitors from around Europe mingle in the dreamy blue water. At night, families and couples stroll along the ramparts and the port, marveling at the stunning yachts that fill the harbour.
Beyond Antibes Train StationMajor cities like Nice, Cannes, and Marseille are all within a two-hour drive from Antibes, but they aren’t the only places you can discover with your Avis rental.
Heading east on the A8 from Antibes, the principality of Monaco is an upscale change of pace, featuring top-notch shopping, the world-famous Monte Carlo casino and, of course, the prestigious Formula 1 Grand Prix. Stroll around the Prince’s Palace, sitting high over the harbour and visit the Saint Nicholas Cathedral – the final resting place of the beloved princess, Grace Kelly.
Just 30 minutes inland via the D4, the perfume capital of the world, Grasse, provides a lovely introduction to Provence. This picturesque town is home to the Jasmine Festival in August and also the International Museum of Perfume, guaranteeing a fascinating cultural experience. Take a tour of the factory of famed perfume maker Fragonard, which has belonged here since 1926.
Aix en Provence
A scenic two-hour drive along the A8 to this town in Provence is even better in summer when the lavender fields are in full bloom. The city was home to post-impressionist Paul Cézanne, whose studio is open to visitors. Stroll tree-lined streets in search of calissons, a specialty candy made locally.
Step into your Avis hire car at Antibes Train Station and tour the French Riviera and beyond at your own pace in absolute comfort.