Smartphone apps for history & monuments in Antibes

If you visit the town of Antibes, there are a few smartphone applications that you can download that can help you to find and learn about local historical monuments in the Antibes area.

1.   Antibes offered by the Mairie of Antibes Juan les Pins, is a free Android app (you must have version 4.4 and up) where you can learn about local statues and historical places via text, video and images.

It is available in English language, and runs from Bluetooth so you’ll receive a notification when you are close to a monument so you can decide whether you want to receive the information (you can disable notifications too).

Notable monuments included in the app are Fort Carré, Jaume Plensa’s ‘Nomade’ statue at the Antibes port, and the War Memorial Soldier at Fort Carré (Le Poilu).

Antibes Android app (image: Googleplay)

Antibes Android app (image: Googleplay)

2.  Antibes Monument Tracker is available in French, English, German, Spanish and Italian on both iPhone or Android.

With the help of geo-locating and maps you can learn about the history of over 100 monuments and sites of cultural interest in Antibes.  There is the ability to share your discoveries on social media (Twitter, Facebook) via the app.

iPhone:  Download on the iTunes store for €0,99 (Requires version 6.0)

Android: Download on Google Play for €0,99 (Requires version 2.2 of Android and up).

Monument Tracker also offer other French Riviera destinations via their apps including Cannes, Grasse, Côte d’Azur.  Other UK/European destinations include Paris, London, Dublin, Berlin, Rome, Florence, Madrid, and Barcelona. Global cities include New York, San Francisco, Rio de Janeiro, Istanbul and Peking.

Antibes Monument Tracker - Android app (image: Monument Tracker)

Antibes Monument Tracker – Android app (image: Monument Tracker)

I hope these smartphone apps allow you to explore and learn about Antibes.

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