The ports of Antibes and Nice are happy to welcome you for the European Heritage Days

Sep. 2018
Port of Antibes - Gallice
Port of Antibes - Vauban
Port of Nice
The ports of Antibes and Nice are happy to welcome you for the European Heritage Days

The European Heritage Days are an annual event that will be held this year on the weekend of the 15th and 16th of September, 2018.


This cultural event provides the opportunity of discovering the cultural heritage of your region, with its diversity and wealth, through historical sites, architectural features and numerous animations organised throughout the department.


This year, discover the ports of Antibes and Nice from a historical and cultural perspective.



  • Port Gallice

All weekend, come and discover the port of Gallice and visit a retrospective exhibition featuring photos on display around the careening area (at the foot of the stairway leading to the Bistingo snack bar).



  • Port Vauban

On Saturday the 15th, the port of Vauban is having an open house day.


The festivities include:

  • Free animations
  • Tour of the captain of the port’s facilities (registration on site)
  • Visit of the port in an open-air coach (registration on site)
  • Visit of the port by sea in the Visiobus (registration on site)
  • Visit of the SNSM shuttle


  • Port of Nice

On Saturday the 15th and Sunday the 16th of September, from 10:00am to 4:00pm, the Galerie Lympia (52 boulevard Stalingrad - Port de Nice) will open its doors for a guided tour.


The tour includes:  the history of the building and of the former penitentiary of the port of Nice, built in 1799, and the living and detention conditions of the convicts.


Length of the visit: 45 min.

Florence Lacroix


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