- Type: Castles/Palaces, Museums
- Time to Spend: 2 hours to Half Day
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One TripAdvisor user says it all, "Miss the Musee Picasso and miss the best views and art on the Cote d'Azur." This museum, which hangs nearly 250 of Picasso's works, is actually a former castle, the Château Grimaldi. The artist ventured upon it in 1946 and started using it as his studio -- but he also employed his artistic flair to decorating the interior of the rather grim-looking chateau. Although the vast majority of art -- including painting, lithographs, ceramics and more -- are Picasso's, you can also see works by other contemporary artists like Léger, Miró, Ernst and Calder.
You can visit this castle-turned-museum every day except Monday, from about 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Note that excluding the summertime months, from mid June to mid September, the museum closes for a two-hour lunch break from noon to 2 p.m. Tickets cost €6 EUR (or about $8 USD). Visit Antibes' tourism site for more information.