ROQUEFORT LES PINS
ROQUEFORT LES PINS
Roquefort Pines is a real " town in the countryside » located between 200 and 300 meters height in a landscape made of hills and forests of pines.
Roquefort is just a few kilometers away from the villages of Valbonne, Opio with its Club Med, and Biot. This village is a ideal for the golfers and the ones that lover the of the art of life « à la Provençale » made by charming villages and a protected landscape.
The quality of the natural areas is exceptional and confers to the place a a sunny and temperate climate.
The village is connected with the big tourist poles of the coast thanks to D2085 which allows to reach the coast line and andthe international airport of Nice in approximately 20 minutes.
Roquefort pines is part of the CASA and there are many job opportunities in the technopole of Sophia that is within easy reach with a good bus connections. The ride sharing has been encouraged by the municipality for a very long time.
Our small municipality have nothing to envy from the big cities by the sea as it offer excellent public schools a a famous prive institute ‘Maria Mater’. In Roquefort you will find an optimized solution for the school of your children from the day-nursery up to the college. Then for high school Sophia's and Valbonne infrastructures are available for your kids with international schools as the CIV or traditional french institues as Simone Veil high school. Finally for university there is the SKEMA business school, and the engineering university of Polytechnic.
A important international community is present on the municipality and is well represented in the cultural events of the town particular during Christmas with the ‘NOELS du MONDE’.
The new town library is connected with the one of Valbone and offers a wide range of books and media content. The multi rooms’ cinema programs the latest movies and live shows of theater, dance as well as a cultural conferences. In Roquefort you will find many clubs and sports and cultural associations: volleyball, ski, martial arts, dance, hiking, choir, theater, photo .. The music school as instrumental, music theory courses while livening up numerous cultural events on the municipality.
The cultural heritage of Roquefort is proudly maintained by folk festivals as the celebrities of St Jean and of Notre-Dame. Thera are two weekly markets and several supermarkets in the surroundings as well as a broad choice of restaurants with varied culinary traditions: sushi, Thai, Italian, French gastronomic.
The quality of life, the protected environment, the preserved cultural heritage makes this town so special and offers a quality of living that many envy us.