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The South of France has a link to the A8 motorway.

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The A8, the motorway La Provençale

The A8 motorway, also known as the "Autoroute La Provençale", is one of the most emblematic traffic routes in the south of France. Spanning nearly 230 kilometres, it connects Aix-en-Provence with the city of Menton near the Italian border, offering an essential link between the Mediterranean coast and Italy. This scenic highway winds through varied landscapes, offering spectacular views of the sea, mountains and picturesque villages of Provence.

It is frequently used by holidaymakers visiting the Côte d'Azur and is also a vital axis for the transport of goods between France and Italy, contributing to the economic dynamism of the region.

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Explore France via the A8 motorway


the Provencal hills

Your journey begins in Nice, the "pearl of the French Riviera", where the sunshines almost all year round. As you move away from the city, the landscapes change radically, plunging you into the heart of the Provencal Hills. You can not miss the gentle undulations of these hills, covered with vineyards, olive groves and lavender fields.

The hilltop villages that punctuate this region, such as Gourdon, offer incredible panoramas of the surrounding countryside. The medieval architecture of these villages adds a touch of charm to the whole.

For art lovers, the Marc Chagall Museum in Nice and the Picasso Museum in Antibes exhibit unique artistic treasures. The Collines Provençales are the starting point for a memorable adventure along the A8 motorway, taking you into the enchanting world of Provence.


the French Riviera

Leaving the Collines Provençales, the A8 motorway leads you to a treasure of the Mediterranean, the famous Côte d'Azur. This sun-drenched region is synonymous with glamour, golden beaches and a year-round holiday atmosphere. The first stop on this route is the city of Antibes, where the Old Port and its centuries-old ramparts offer breathtaking views of the azure sea.

The French Riviera is a paradise for lovers of water sports, scuba diving and sailing. The crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean invite exploration, and the marinas are full of superb yachts.

Whether you are looking for relaxation, glamour or nautical adventures, the Côte d'Azur has it all. Enjoy the sun, the sea and the incomparable atmosphere of this emblematic region of France.

Cities to discover along the A8

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The city of Cannes

Cannes, a dream city on the French Riviera, shines with its Cannes Festival, golden beaches, luxury shops, and art scene. Discover the elegance of the Mediterranean.

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The city of Antibes

Antibes, medieval jewel of the Côte d'Azur, seduced by its Old Port, its centuries-old ramparts, its art galleries, and its Provençal atmosphere. Experience an enchanting stopover, between history and modernity.

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The city of Menton

Menton, pearl of the French Riviera, enchants with its exotic gardens, pebble beaches, lemon festival and Mediterranean charm. Discover a city where the sweetness of life reigns supreme near the Italian border.