The Info List - Golfe-Juan

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GOLFE-JUAN (Occitan : Lo Gorg Joan, Lo Golfe Joan) is a seaside resort on France
's Côte d\'Azur . The distinct local character of Golfe-Juan
is indicated by the existence of a demonym , "Golfe-Juanais," which is applied to its inhabitants.


belongs to the commune of Vallauris
in the Grasse arrondissement of the Alpes-Maritimes department , which belongs in turn to the Provence-Alpes-Côte d\'Azur region of France
. The area is served by the Golfe Juan- Vallauris
railway station.

On March 1, 1815, Napoléon Bonaparte
Napoléon Bonaparte
landed at Golfe-Juan
with 600 men, having escaped exile on the island of Elba . His return to Paris , commemorated by the Route Napoléon
Route Napoléon
, and the campaign that led to his ultimate defeat at the Battle of Waterloo
Battle of Waterloo
are known as the " Hundred Days ".

“Golfe Juan” is also the name of a pointillist painting done by Paul Signac
Paul Signac
(1863-1935), a French neo-impressionist , in 1896.

Coordinates : 43°34′2.28″N 7°04′27″E / 43.5673000°N 7.07417°E / 43.5673000; 7.07417

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