Biot village, around Nice, can be reached in 1 hour from Le Clos Geraldy, charming b&b in Provence.
Biot village is an old art village on the French Riviera.
In addition to painters and potters, there are glass artisans. Indeed since 1956, Biot has been a reference in the field of blown glass. And more particularly bubble glass.
This technique was initiated by engineer Éloi Monod.
Today, works of glass art are the source of the village’s fame and pride.
In order to develop their potential in the art professions, Biot, Le Cannet, Vallauris and Cagnes sur mer have formed a friendly. “City and Crafts”.
Moreover, visiting Biot around Nice, its streets and alleys is a real journey steeped in history.
Indeed, you can discover La Calade, Le Portugon, Le Cul de Sac. And also Lei Croutons, Place de l’Airette, rue des Orfèvres.
Without forgetting the Place de la Catastrophe (where 2 houses collapsed on the evening of June 12, 1898), the Place des Arcades.
And it’s also possible to admire the Roman Mausoleum of the Golden Goat, the 19th century Chateau du Funel and the Church of Ste Marie Madeleine.
From Biot you can go the, to Eze which is a very cute, romantic and famous village.