Shopping—Helping you get the most out of your holiday rental apartment in Nice and the French Riviera
Airline weight restrictions can mean leaving some of your holiday reading back home. When you are relaxing in your Nice apartment, you don't need to be without the latest paperback. The Cat's Whiskers Bookshop is centrally located behind the large shopping mall, Nice Etoile. The address is 30 rue Lamartine or you can contact them by telephone on 04 93 80 02 66, or by email. All of our holiday apartments in Nice are well within a 20 minute walk of this cute bookshop, and our holiday apartments centered around Jean Medicin will be able to locate it in less than 5 minutes.
If you are staying in one of our self-catering apartments in Antibes, then Heidi's English Bookshop, is found between the market and the Port; 24 rue Aubernon, 06600 Antibes. Tel: 04 93 34 74 11, fax: 04 93 34 74 11 or by email.
For visitors staying in one of our rental apartments in Cannes, the Cannes English Bookshop is located about half way between the train station and the Palais des Festivals on the sea front at 11 rue Bivouac Napoleon. You can telephone them on 04 93 99 40 08 or send an email.
In addition, English and international newspapers and magazines are easily available from tabacs (news agents) in all the main towns. Many of the English press will have been printed early in France and will be in on the same morning of printing.
For those of our guests staying longer term in one of our holiday rental apartments in Nice might want to join the excellent English-American Library of Nice. This offers full yearly membership for 25 euros. Even if you are staying in one of our holiday apartments in Nice for just a couple of weeks, temporary membership is available and starts from 5 euros for one week. A returnable 15 euros deposit is required on registering. The library houses a large selection of English books, DVDs with a small collection for children. The address is 12 rue de France, through the courtyard and down the steps. The drawback is the limited opening times. It is open only between 10-11 a.m. every morning except Friday and 3-5 p.m. every day. Closed all day Sunday and Monday. Email.
To obtain your very own personalised fragrance, then head to Galimard Parfumeur at either Eze or Grasse. Take a tour of the workshop and learn about how perfumes are created. Riviera Pebbles guests are also entitled to a discount at the stores. Information will be provided to you on arrival.
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