A medieval village surrounded by dense forests, full of ancient houses and littered with pines, olives and cypress trees. A charming, colourful little town with narrow winding streets and alleyways, lined with fountains and magnificent old stone properties. Mougins is an idyllic and tranquil vacation getaway, and with some stunning panoramic view luxury villas to rent, it’s the perfect escape from city life.
Mougins has always had a strong bond with the art and cultural world. A myriad of artists and celebrities have made this spot their exclusive retreat over the years: Jean Cocteau, Catherine Deneuve, Edith Piaf, Christian Dior, Pablo Picasso, Man Ray, Winston Churchill, and the list goes on. If you want to immerse yourself in real French culture and natural beauty, this is the ideal destination.
Mougins’ proud cultural heritage is reflected in its attractions, not to mention some very distinctive and quaint luxury villas to rent. There’s the St Jacques le Majeur church, with its magnificent detailed altar piece, or the beautifully restored Chapelle St Barthelemy. And there are more than twenty art galleries and studios to peruse, a wonderful Photography Museum and the hugely impressive Musee d’Art Classique de Mougins, displaying hundreds of 2,000-years-old antiquities from Rome, Greece and Egypt, alongside contemporary art masterpieces from celebrated artists like Picasso, Matisse, Dali, Lautrec and Damien Hirst to name but a few.
There are a whole host of fine restaurants, headed by the renowned La Place de Mougins and L'Amandier. Mougins also hosts an illustrious annual gastronomy festival every September. There are also two golf courses, a lavish spa, a lovely park with a playground and horse riding facilities, and there’s even a small amusement park for a fun day out with the toddlers.
There are many spectacular and unique properties available in the area, offering both Old World charm and lavish comfort, nestled in serene and natural beautiful surroundings. Renting one of our spectacular luxury villas in Mougins will guarantee you a calm and soothing vacation experience which will keep you coming back year after year.