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Left: Market Area Antibes old town Click
on the picture for more information about the Apartment
Marche Provencale available for self catering holiday
is opposite to a great Italian restaurant run by an Italian
couple - Luca & Marzia who run Mamalou - located at
11 cours Massena, Antibes It is advisable to book as the
food is very good and space is limited.