All you need to know about Mougins

Mougins is a hillside town in the district of Grasse in France.  This town is situated in the department of Alpes-Maritimes in the south-east of France and is close to many popular cities including Cannes which is just 7 kilometres south of Mougins and Nice which is 28 kilometres east of Mougins.  The population of Mougins, as of 2015, was 18,476 residents is has been a steady increase over the last 20 years. The main language spoken in Mougins is French and the currency used is the Euro. Due to Mougins prime location just a short distance from the busy city of Cannes it makes Mougins a popular destination for business travel professionals seeking quality serviced apartments.

Mougins has a rich, cultural history and has been inhabited since the pre-Roman period. During the 11th century, the Mougins hillsides were controlled by the Monks of Saint Honorat who administered the village up until the French Revolution. Over the year, Mougins has been become a cultural hub and is often inhabited by iconic artists and celebrities. The famous Spanish painter Pablo Picasso spent his last twelve years of his life living in Mougins and his once painting studio is now a tourist office in the centre of the town.

The main industries in Mougins include hospitality, tourism and floral production. Mougins was once known for producing large amounts of lavender, jasmine and roses for the perfume industry in Grasse, this industry is no only the main industry in Mougins, as tourism has taken over. A lot of tourists visit the town due to it being very close to Cannes and its connections with Picasso. The area becomes very popular around the time of Cannes Film Festival and during the summer months. A lot of residents travel into the city of Cannes to work where the main industries include IT and pharmaceutical. Mougins has many serviced apartments that are perfect for business travellers working in either Cannes or Mougins.

Due to Mougins being a large tourist hub there is a range of popular tourist attractions. Tourist attractions are a great way to split up the working day and the weekend. Some of the best attractions include Musee d’Art Classique de Mougins, this outstanding museum holds over 600 pieces of artwork from the last 5000 years. Other popular attractions include the National Picasso Museum, Parc de la Valmasque and the Jardins de Musee International de la Parfumerie. There are also many award-winning restaurants in Mougins that a brilliant option after a working day, these include L’Amandier and Le Sot l’y Laisse. SilverDoor Apartment provide serviced apartment close to a range of these popular tourist attractions and restaurants.

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