ALPES-MAR­ITIMES is it right for you?

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Prop­erty prices

Alpes-Mar­itimes is the most ex­pen­sive depart­ment in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region with an av­er­age re­sale price of €425,000.

Weather

Alpes-Mar­itimes is renowned for its year-round pleas­ant cli­mate with a to­tal num­ber of 300 days of sun­shine a year and tem­per­a­tures in the late 20s dur­ing sum­mer.

Ac­tiv­i­ties

Sit­u­ated in south-eastern France on the west of the Ital­ian border, Alpes-Mar­itimes is an ob­vi­ous des­ti­na­tion for any­one seek­ing sun, sea and slopes. The depart­ment boasts some of the coun­try’s best ski re­sorts, with many stay­ing open to late April. Set along the Mediter­ranean coast, sail­ing, snorkelling, div­ing and wa­ter-ski­ing are pop­u­lar pas­times in the area, while scenic golf cour­ses of­fer spec­tac­u­lar views of both the Mediter­ranean Sea and the Alps. In the towns of Nice and Cannes you’ll find a lively nightlife scene with a se­lec­tion of restau­rants, casi­nos and fes­ti­vals.

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