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Plan on Visiting the Musée Renoir at Cagnes-sur-Mer

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It was Renoir’s birthday on February 25th, which has prompted me to write a little about his final home at Cagnes-sur-Mer, now the Musée Renoir. It’s easily do-able from Aix and a must once this wave of cold weather has ended. A sunny day is ideal as the views from his terrace are lovely.

…Continue reading here to discover Domaine les Collettes – Musée Renoir – in Cagnes-sur-Mer. This was Pierre Auguste Renoir’s residence and last art studio. Despite arthritis he continued to paint until the day he died on December 3rd, 1919. While you are there make sure to visit the garden and take a look at the old olive trees, which caused him some artistic frustration.

Musée Renoir
Chemain des Collettes
06800 Cagnes-sur-Mer
Tel: +33 (0)4 93 20 61 07
Note: Make cure to check opening hours/days in advance.

Office de Tourisme de Cagnes-sur-Mer
6, bd Maréchal Juin<
06800 Cagnes-sur-Mer
Tel: +33 (0)4 93 20 61 64

The Cote d’Azur Pass is available for 24-48-72 hour periods, providing access to over 115 diverse, cultural activities along the French Riviera. For pass details, pricing and points of sale check the Cote d’Azur Card website here.

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