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Writing the Côte d'Azur

Writing the Côte d'Azur

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks and equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Originally from Los Angeles, California, I'm celebrating my 10 year anniversary of living in France. Fluent in French as well as the subtle etiquette of interacting with the French, I'm in love with living in Antibes. I'm looking forward to sharing the secret passageways of the Old Town and showing you where the famous and sometimes infamous writers lived, worked and fait la fête!
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What we’ll do

Antibes was and still is home to many artists and writers. Chief among them: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Graham Greene, and Nikos Kazantzakis, the author of Zorba the Greek. We'll start at the Place Nationale, stroll through the quaint pedestrian streets of the Old Town and see where they lived and worked. We'll read some of their best passages and use the turquoise waters of the Cote…

What else you should know

As it will be primarily an outdoor walk, please wear good shoes, bring sun protection, light jacket if necessary, and your favorite writing materials.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
First drink is on me
Equipment
Excerpts from Tender is the Night, Zorba the Greek, Greene, and Hemingway, and other writers from the area.

What to bring

Favorite pen and notebook

Guest photos

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Where you'll be

The homes of Nikos Kazantzakis and Graham Greene. Cafe Felix, where Greene frequented daily. Bust of Victor Hugo, Ramparts Commune of Le Safranier

Availability

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

As it will be primarily an outdoor walk, please wear good shoes, bring sun protection, light jacket if necessary, and your favorite writing materials.

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Writing the Côte d'Azur
6 reviews
From €30/person
6 reviews
From €30/person