Renowned for its famous resident, painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and then later a whole host of American literary and art figures, Cagnes-Sur-Mer became quite the spot to be in the 1920s. Now, this seaside resort in the Cote díAzur, the largest suburb of the city of Nice, is a popular holiday spot for the whole family. With a long stretch of coastline covering a long pebbled beach offering plenty of water-sports, large open promenades with shops, cafes and bars, and a charming little fishing port, thereís entertainment for everyone, including art-lovers. Whilst in Cagnes-Sur_mer, take the opportunity to look round Renoirís beautiful estate, Les Collettes, surrounded by olive trees - his retreat and final address. Thereís also a medieval castle at le Haut-de-Cagnes a celebrated horse-racing venue, The Hippodrome and many events such as the painting festival in summer and winter. With a mild water temperature all year round, itís always a good time to visit Cagnes-sur-Mer.