Vallauris castle (fr. Château de Vallauris) is located in the Vallauris commune (Alpes-Maritimes) in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur regionFrance,

This castle has been classified as a historical monument since November 2d, 1951 for its chapel, and since May 23d, 1951 for the facades and roofs of the castle. Located 40 min (34.1 km) via A8 to Nice.

The Château de Vallauris, former priory of the Abbey of Lérins, rebuilt in the 16th century is one of the rare Renaissance buildings in the region. It houses the National Pablo Picasso Museum “War and Peace”, the Magnelli Museum and the Ceramics Museum.

Address: Place de la Libération, 06220 Vallauris Golfe – Juan, France.

Coordinates: 43° 34′ 48″ N, 7° 03′ 12″ E

Shortest distance by car:

From Paris: 8 hr 46 min (909 km) via A6 and A7

From Marseille: 1 hr 53 min (174 km) via A8

From Menton: 57 min (58.7 km) via A8

From Monaco: 49 min (50.0 km) via A8

From Villefranche-sur-Mer: 51 min (35.2 km) via A8

From Nice: 37 min (28.7 km) via A8

From Antibes: 16 min (7.7 km) via D6007/D6107 and Chemin Notre Dame

From Cannes: 13 min (6.6 km) via D803

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