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Artisans with the golden touch

True to the traditions and creativity of the Côte d'Azur - both cosmopolitan and Provençal - artists and craftsmen and women reveal the full scope of their talent in many towns and villages in the region. The best known are Biot, Vallauris and Tourrettes-sur-Loup.

Visit their studios and workshops, discover the special talents of each one and enjoy the real pleasure of meeting these craftsmen with golden hands.
Choose a “Villes et Métiers d'Art” certified town
Come across excellence and authenticity in arts and crafts in local Villes et Métiers d’Art towns.

Le Cannet
An authentic village where the stalls of numerous craftsmen line Rue Saint Sauveur.

 Discover Le Cannet


Over centuries, the name of Biot was associated with pottery (earthware). Since 1956, under the impetus of Eloi Monod, who relaunched the ancestral tradition of blown glass, the village has become famous for its glassworks and renowned master glassmakers.

 Discover Biot


The pottery tradition of Vallauris goes back to the beginning of our era, and has seen profound change over the course of time. However, the artisan activity of the town remains focused on this decorative art. Picasso, Jean Marais and many others were passionate about ceramics.

 Discover Vallauris


A highlight for amateurs and lovers of contemporary jewellery.

 Discover Cagnes-sur-Mer

Visit the workshops

Master glassmakers, ceramics artists, potters, painters, perfumers, jewellery designers…artists and artisans open up their workshops so you can share their passions and know-how.


Take a class

Why not lean the techniques of a perfumer or master-glassmaker?
Classes are offered all year round. Choose yours.


from 08 to september 22, 2019
In Antibes Cathedral at the heart of the old town, an opportunity for music lovers to discover a
from 25 to september 28, 2019
Considered the most prestigious fair for large pleasure boats in the world, MYS hosts the leading
from june 28 to september 22, 2019
Summer evenings organised by the Département Council. With over 400 free performances in 159

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