Access to the port Vauban - Antibes

Access to the port Vauban
  • From Aix en Provence or Italy by motorway : Exit 44 "Antibes-Juan Les Pins" then follow the signs to Antibes.
  • From d'Aix en Provence by highway : follow the signs ‘bord de mer’ towards Cannes / Antibes / Juan les Pins.
  • Bus : regular routes
  • Train : 5 minutes walk from the railway station
  • Taxis : Allo Taxis Antibes 04 93 67 67 67
  • Nice Côte d'Azur Airport: 30 minutes from the port by car. Tel: 0 820 423 333 (0.12 €/min)
  • Cannes Mandelieu Airport: 35 minutes from the port by car. Tel: 0 820 426 666 (0.12 €/min)
Maritime information

Consult the Bloc Marine map of Port Vauban

Navigation :

  • Landmarks : tower of the old town, and the fort (visible from 10 to 15 miles)
  • Night arrival : breakwater (43°35’4 N-007°08’E) Fl.R.4s15m11m
  • Access : by a 50 metre wide channel, awkward in easterly wind ; night and day access in all weather
  • Entry lights : Below fort Fl.G.4s vos. 003 – 048 (45) and 186 – 218 (32)
  • Port lights for superyacht basin: entry channel marked by sector lights. From the breakwater and from the green starboard buoy Fl (2) G.6s
  • Prevailing wind: East

 

Practical Information

  • Maritime Chart : N°7200 (Marine Nationale hydrographic service)
  • Coordinates : 43° 35’ N – 07° 06’ E
  • Radio contact : 24 hrs permanent watch on VHF channel 9
  • Mooring : floating and concrete pontoons ; avoid using anchors except in case of danger.
  • Anchoring : possible in good weather below the ramparts of the old town.

 

Opening hours

Port officers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Customer reception is open during the following times :

  • July/August : Monday to Friday : 07.30 to 19.30 and Saturday : 07.30 to 14.30 and Sunday : 07.30 to 12.30
  • April/May/June/September : Monday to Friday : 08.30 to 18.30 and Saturday : Saturday 08.00 to 13.00 
  • January/February/March/October/November/December : Monday to Friday : 08.30 to 12.30 and 13.30 to 17.00