GOLFE-JUAN (Occitan : Lo Gorg Joan, Lo Golfe Joan) is a seaside
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.
Golfe-Juan 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 landed at
Golfe-Juan with 600
men, having escaped exile on the island of
Elba . His return to Paris
, commemorated by the
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 (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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