French Riviera articles Tag

Mandelieu: a romantic destination for Valentine's Day

heir property with zany characters and fantastic animals that give this place its special atmosphere. The Couple frequented the high society of the French Riviera and organized sumptuous parties in the castle and gardens for the European aristocracy and American expatriates in the region. 2- ...

08
Feb
2022

Outdoor Festival 06 : the festival of outdoor sports in the Alpes-Maritimes

A first on the French Riviera The Outdoor Festival 06 was originally scheduled for 2020 and had to be postponed due to the health situation related to the Covid-19 epidemic. It will finally be held in spring 2022 in the Alpes-Maritimes department. This event, organized at the initiative of the d ...

21
Apr
2022

Alassio in Italy: 3 good reasons to choose this destination

the majority of the beaches are private beaches with a fee for access. However, it should be noted that these private beaches are cheaper than on the French Riviera, for example: you can access them for €15 a day for two people. Copyright : Sœurettes06 The climate is, as a rule, mild ...

15
June
2022

The International Fair of Nice: an unmissable event

An event not to be missed The Foire Internationale de Nice, held annually during the first week of March, opens the international fair calendar. It traditionally takes place at the Palais des Expositions in Nice and on the esplanade De Lattre de Tassigny. Several hundred exhibitors set up the ...

25
Feb
2008

The Christmas Village of Cannes: market and animations

Christmas lights up the Allées de la Liberté Once is not customary, at Christmas the animations do not take place on the Croisette but in the on the eastern part of the Allées de la Liberté and on the Cours Felix Faure. 59 chalets installed for the occasion offer various handicrafts, Christm ...

12
Dec
2012

Christmas in Nice: a market on Place Masséna and many activities

Christmas in Nice No need to change hemisphere to spend the end-of-year holidays in the sun... The weather is just as mild on the Côte d'azur where many communes offer a whole program of animations and a Christmas market. The City of Nice does not escape this avalanche of illuminations and fest ...

09
Dec
2014

Côte d'Azur: the city of Nice becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site

tury. It was at this time that a winter resort activity began to develop, favoured by the mild winter Climate and the picturesque landscapes of the French Riviera. A spotlight on a unique heritage The inclusion of the city of Nice on the UNESCO World Heritage List is the culmination of more t ...

28
July
2021

Let's go to the sea with Doisneau : a photo exhibition in La Rochelle

e a little-known facet of Doisneau's work, they demonstrate that the famous photographer often immortalized the French coastline, from Normandy to the French Riviera, and more particularly in La Rochelle, Royan and on the island of Ré. Images with a mischievous sense of humour The exhibition 'A ...

13
Aug
2021

Josephine Baker: 5 things to know about this extraordinary artist

Bouillon. After her divorce in 1961, she was saddled with debts and had to leave her estate in 1969. Her friend Grace Kelly moved her to a villa on the French Riviera. 5- She will enter the Pantheon Josephine Baker died of a stroke on April 12, 1975, just two weeks after opening a new revue ...

07
Oct
2021

#JeudiPhoto: a creation from the Côte d'Azur

unset over the Seine.???? @ dreuxvalou (on Instagram) pic.twitter.com/Fb2rePQXMz— Paris (@Paris) October 21, 2021 This hashtag born on the French Riviera has gone beyond the region's borders. Every Thursday (of course), it is one of the most used words on Twitter! This keyword now exi ...

18
Nov
2021

The pioneers of astronomy: an exhibition at the Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur

ay, May 4: from 2:00 to 4:30 pm - Wednesday, May 11: from 2:00 to 4:30 pm - Friday, May 13: from 2:00 to 4:30 pm Address Observatory of the French Riviera Boulevard de l'Observatoire 06300 Nice Contact Phone : 04 92 00 30 11 Mail : [email protected] Rates The rates are the same ...

17
Mar
2022

Cannes is awarded the City of Surfing label

d Biarritz... But did you know that the craze for this discipline has also spread to the Mediterranean coastline and that the city of Cannes on the French Riviera has just been awarded the label of Surf City on June 23, 2022? The French Surfing Federation has added the Cannes coastline to the ...

04
July
2022

5 dream beaches for a romantic getaway in France

1- The beach of Estagnol Even if it is not as well known as the French Riviera, the Var coastline is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the south of France. In addition to the beautiful little coves of the island of Porquerolles off the town of Hyères or the famous Pampelonne beach l ...

03
Aug
2022

Visit the French Riviera: 5 secret places in Antibes

1- The garden of the Villa Thuret The first of the 5 secret places to discover in Antibes is the botanical garden of the Villa Thuret located at 90 chemin Gustave Raymond. This garden created in 1857 at Cap d'Antibes is home to 2000 trees including rare plant species on an area of 3.5 ha. More t ...

12
Aug
2022

Palm tree, coconut tree or date tree: how to recognize them?

g dates at the age of 12 years. Warning: it should not be confused with another species of palm that is seen a lot in the south of France and on the French Riviera: the Canary Island palm or false date palm (Phoenix canariensis)! The latter is mainly used in southern cities as an ornamental pl ...

18
Nov
2022

The most beautiful trips in Europe

nd its wines. We must not forget that France is one of the leading centers of world cuisine. If we want a good dose of beach, the resorts of the French Riviera are our destination. If Christmas is our favorite time of year, Alsace and its Christmas atmosphere will captivate us from the first mo ...

03
Dec
2022