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Vallauris is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in south-eastern France. It is located in the metropolitan area of Sophia-Antipolis, and is effectively an extension of the town of Antibes, which borders Vallauris on the west side. Antibes is a resort town in the Alpes-Maritimes department in south-eastern France. It lies on the Mediterranean in the Côte d’Azur, located between Cannes and Nice. The town of Juan-les-Pins is within the commune of Antibes. The Sophia-Antipolis technology park is northwest of Antibes. In the low hills over the coast, dominated by a blocky Renaissance château, this ancient village features a knack for pottery making. Their skills and the fine clay of Vallauris proved to be a marriage made in heaven, and the village thrived as a pottery centre for hundreds of years.
Vallauris, France is a small village located within the metropolitan area of Sophia Antipolis, which housed the technology park. This part of France is home to over 1200 corporations that create a multitude of jobs for the area. A partial list of companies that have office space or are headquartered in this community are 3Roam, Accenture, Air France, Altran Praxis (software house), Amadeus - a travel industry IT company, and American Express Business Travel. The technology centre of Sophia Antipolis has many options for shared offices. This technology park primarily houses companies in the fields of computing, electronics, pharmacology, and biotechnology. Several institutions of higher learning are also located here, along with the European headquarters of W3C. Intel in Sophia Antipolis is home to the Intel Worldwide Telecom Certification and Engineering Team.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The Musée National Picasso is a simple stone house. Picasso used to live here beginning in 1948 and he strove to create pottery art from the malleable soil with a single-minded passion. But he returned to painting in 1952 to create one of his masterworks in the château’s Romanesque chapel. This vast multi-panel oil-on-wood composition called La Guerre et la Paix (War and Peace). The chapel is part of the Musée National Picasso today, where several of Picasso’s ceramic pieces are displayed. La Taverne du Safranier offers local cuisine with a seat on the lively terrace. It’s always full of locals, so you know the food has to be good!
The nearest airport is Nice Côte d’Azur Airport. The Gare d’Antibes is the railway station serving the town, offering connections to Nice, Cannes, Marseille, Paris and several other destinations. The railway station is in the centre of town.