ontes, 16 km far from Nice, in the heart of the valley of the Paillon, is a small city of about 6000 inhabitants. Because of its geographical situation, the people of Contes are only 15 minutes drive from the sea and less than one hour from mountains and ski resorts.
But Contes is also attractive because it has various cultural traditions, from agricultural production to specialities and local cooking, as well as several religious fêtes.
The large area of the city has allowed numerous firms to set up here and accounts for a dynamic job-creating industrial area.
Associative life is thriving and allows everybody - however old - to practise a great number of activities.