Activities – SOPHIA / ANTIBES (Parc des Bouillides)

Parc des Bouillides is on the border of Sophia Antipolis and Antibes, but is also classed as a local park of Valbonne (though it is not near Valbonne village as such).

It is a large park with established trees, grassed areas for picnics and ball games and a small stream.  There are lots of shady areas due to the trees, and water fountains and picnic tables at various locations.

The park has many wide concrete walkways perfect for children’s bikes or scooters, and also for people who are wheelchair-bound as the walkways are excellent condition and flat, paved surfaces.

wide paved pathways, Parc des Bouillides

wide paved pathways, Parc des Bouillides

There is a fenced children’s playground with climbing structures, slides, rocking horses and it is entirely floored with safety rubber matting so is good for little ones. The downside is that this playground is not shaded, so be aware on hot days.

fenced children's playground, Parc des Bouillides

fenced children’s playground, Parc des Bouillides

fenced children's playground, Parc des Bouillides

fenced children’s playground, Parc des Bouillides

There is also a public skate park with a couple of quarter pipes and ramps.  There are walking trails, a running trail, free public basketball courts, tennis courts, volleyball courts, football nets, and the Athletic Club of Valbonne has a clubroom there also.

Access:  From Antibes:  Via route du Parc, look for the small side-road D103 on the right-hand side with the small red signage ‘La Source’. Parking is to the left down the road.

Also, the other access points and carpark is near École Sartoux and promenades des Bouillides. Refer to the map below:

map of Parc des Bouillides

map of Parc des Bouillides

Carparking:  Free carparking, though limited spaces.  There is a designated handicapped carpark space near the route du Parc entrance but in the height of summer this is a busy park so this designated space may be taken.

Toilets:  No onsite toilet facilities unfortunately.

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3 thoughts on “Activities – SOPHIA / ANTIBES (Parc des Bouillides)

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  2. Reblogged this on Sauvons le Parc des Bouillides and commented:
    Hello to our English Speaking friends. Do you know the Park des Bouillides? It is located in Sophia Antipolis. Check it out. We need to protect it from a dreadful project that would destroy a great place to enjoy outdoor activitlove.They are contemplating on having trains go right through it and building a train station in the middle of it. Join us in our quest to Save this park that so many people love.

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  3. Pingback: Activities – SOPHIA / ANTIBES (Parc des Bouillides). Help us SAVE the place! | boldcorsicanflame's Blog

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