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Discover Mougins differently

Looking for unexpected experiences to create unforgettable holiday memories? Discover our suggestions to discover and appreciate Mougins in a different way, off the beaten track…

Panoramic view from the top

► As soon as the fine weather arrives, climb to the top of the bell tower of the Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur church, more than 300 m above sea level. You’ll discover a 360° panorama, revealing the mountains of the hinterland as well as the Bay of Cannes and the Lérins Islands.

► Ascent only: €5/person

In summer, discover our special packages (all-inclusive rates including the climb)

    Information & bookings at the Tourist Office.

    Magic at the summit

    During summer, take advantage of the exceptional view from the top of the bell tower of the Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur church to watch the fireworks at the Cannes Pyrotechnics Festival! A magical show* to enjoy in an enchanting setting, under the stars, with a glass of champagne or soft drink and mignardises made in Mougins by Pâtisserie Leyzour.

    These original and unusual night-time ascents are only scheduled during the evenings of the Cannes Pyrotechnic Festival Dates to come.

    Information and bookings at the Tourist Office. Meeting at 21h30. *The tourist office cannot be held responsible for any visibility problems caused by weather conditions on the day.

    Petanque with a view

    Throughout the year, the tourist office offers free boules so you can play on the beautiful Place des Patriotes and enjoy the sublime panorama of the hinterland. For the whole family to enjoy, there are triplettes for adults, and boules adapted for younger children!

    Information from the Tourist Office.

    The treasure of Mougins (treasure hunt in the village)

    ► Discover “The Treasure of Mougins” with friends or family: a fun way to discover our village in the footsteps of Gaspard de Besse…
    ► The PITCH: Half-bandit, half-justicier, the Provençal Robin Hood Gaspard de Besse is said to have once spent a few days in Mougins, leaving a large haul of loot locked in a chest. To open the safe, form your own team and then, armed with a booklet, investigate in his footsteps and enter legend. Between visiting museums and wandering through the picturesque streets of Mougins, you’ll discover the charms and riches of our pretty hilltop village while having a great time!

    Departure: departure & arrival at the tourist office
    Times: available during Tourist Office opening hours.
    Price: 20 euros per booklet for 6-8 people maximum. Recommended minimum age: 7 years
    Duration: 1h30 to 2h
    Languages : French – English

    Information from the Tourist Office.


    Discover Mougins in a vintage 2CV

    Live an unusual experience in the company of our partner “Mademoiselle Riviera” who will make you discover Mougins and its surroundings in a different way on board her vintage 2CV.
    On the programme: tailor-made escapades for an authentic, less touristy experience off the beaten track.
    Choose the route that suits you best, and off you go, Simone!

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    Open-air drawing workshops

    Choose your setting: the old village or the Notre-Dame-de-Vie chapel, in the heart of nature, close to the last home of Pablo Picasso. For two hours, armed with paper and pencils, let Rémi guide you as you learn how to analyse the construction of a landscape, how to sketch a detail, a heritage feature, a natural treasure… The workshop is free and takes you to different locations. Rémi adapts to the weather conditions and your wishes. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, anything is possible!

    All levels. Every day at 4.30pm during the summer, by reservation only. Small groups. Price: €25 per participant. For bookings: 06 26 23 26 34 or



    Infos and booking

    All tours and experiences are by reservation only.

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