South of France

Villa Fontmerle is perfectly situated for a fabulous holiday in the Côte d’Azur.  We are always happy to help you with any recommendations while you are staying in the villa – and be sure to check out our Instagram page for details of some of our favourite places!


Villa Fontmerle is a 20 minute drive from Nice Airport – 

The following airlines fly direct from the UK to Nice –

British Airways –

Easyjet –

Jet2 –

Monarch –


Villa Fontmerle is just a 15 minute drive from the centre of Cannes, where you can enjoy the famous sights of the Croisette and Vieux Port, have a drink on the terrace at the iconic Carlton hotel, indulge in some shopping along the Rue d’Antibes, dine in one of the many fabulous restaurants, enjoy a day at the beach or party the night away in the bars and nightclubs.

We are always happy to help with recommendations and advice so if you need some tips then check out our Instagram account or just ask!


Whether you’re attending the Cannes Film Festival, Cannes Lions, MIPTV, or any of the many other conferences in Cannes, Villa Fontmerle is the perfect base for your trip.  A relaxing oasis just a quick 15 minute drive from the Croisette and Palais des Festivals, the villa is ideal for groups of colleagues.


Villa Fontmerle is situated in Mougins, and the historic hilltop village is a quick 5 minute drive from the villa.  Here you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding area and stroll around the beautiful village which dates back to the 11th century.

Picasso spent the last 12 years of his life living in Mougins and the village still has a strong artistic tradition, with many lovely art galleries and shops.  The Musee d’Art Classique de Mougins has an impressive collection featuring works by Picasso, Matisse, Chagall, Dufy, Cézanne, Rodin, Dali, Andy Warhol, Marc Quinn, Antony Gormley, and Damien Hirst.


The South of France is famous for its fabulous dining scene and we are always happy to help with recommendations for restaurants in Mougins, Cannes and beyond.

There are several great restaurants within walking distance of the villa, and many just a 5 minute drive away.

Just some of our local favourites are –

Le Bistrot de Mougins –

La Broche de Fer –

Le Manoir de l’Etang –

Le Moulin de Mougins –

La Mas Candille –


Mougins is home to two world class golf courses, one of which is just a 5 minute walk from Villa Fontmerle – making it the perfect base for a fabulous golfing holiday.

Royal Mougins Golf Club –

Golf Country Club de Cannes-Mougins –