Get ready to explore one and the only most glamorous and iconic Riviera in the world.The French Riviera's pebble and sandy beaches with great Mediterranean views await for you. The Côte d'Azur has always captivated sun lovers,movie stars, socialites and great artistes such as Bonnard, Picasso, Léger, Matisse, Renoir and Chagall. Its famous silve...
Get ready to explore one and the only most glamorous and iconic Riviera in the world.The French Riviera's pebble and sandy beaches with great Mediterranean views await for you. The Côte d'Azur has always captivated sun lovers,movie stars, socialites and great artistes such as Bonnard, Picasso, Léger, Matisse, Renoir and Chagall. Its famous silver beaches, scented exotic vegetation,secluded islands with unspoilt landscape,medieval perched villages have always fascinated and surprised. It has all what visitors can wish for: from fabulous views over the Mediterranean, idyllic beaches, hidden places, exotic flowers, to fantastic hiking, cycling,sailing and swimming conditions, most glamorous hotels, great food and michelin-starred chefs,terraced cafés, delicious and refreshing rosé wines, and much more...As it stretches from Hyères to Menton including the fascinating Principauté de Monaco,an independent microstate on France’s Mediterranean coastline known for its glitzy casinos, yacht-lined harbour, prestigious Grand Prix motor race and Monte- Carlo, its major district, with its elegant belle epoque casino complex, ornate opera house and luxurious hotels, boutiques, nightclubs.
Èze is a charming medieval village, often called an “eagle's nest”, perched on a rocky peak offering gorgeous panoramic views on the Mediterranean Sea. With its Botanical Garden of Èze - Jardin botanique-famous for its collection of cacti and exotic plants, its microclimate and its picturesque scenery, Èze attracts honeymooners among tourists eager to immerge into its mystical atmosphere.
Nice is the biggest city of the French Riviera and has all the liveliness you would expect to find there. Its inner city is picturesque and welcoming; its seafront is home to some of the Côte d'Azur's finer hotels, as well
as miles of beaches and the old marina. By day and by night, locals, students and tourists mingle in its many renowned bars and restaurants. The city is surrounded by beautiful villages, each with their own
Cannes is probably best known for its annual Film Festival that brings the international elite of cinema to its luxurious venues by the Mediterranean Sea. But Cannes has something to offer any time of the year, with
its beaches lined by palm trees and its distinguished atmosphere.
Nearby villages/ places:
Auribeau-Sur-Siagne, Le Cannet Pagodas, Mandelieu-La Napoule, Theoule-Sur-Mer,Mougins, La Raquette-Sur-Siagne
Grasse, the world’s capital of perfume, is a charming old town lying in the hills 15 km above Cannes. The town is home to the Cathedral of Notre Dame du Puy dating back to the 11th century, rebuilt, with its interior
works by Rubens and Fragonard, and also to the three world-famous perfumeries:Fragonard,Galimard and Molinard.
Nerby villages/ places :
Cabris, Courmes, Le Tignet, Peymeinade, Speracedes, Caussols, Escragnolles, Le Bar-Sur-Loup, Mouns-Sartoux, Saint-Cezaire-Sur-Siagne, Chateauneuf-De-Grasse, Gourdon Le Rouret, Opio, Saint-Vallier-De-Thiey
Fréjus, located between Sainte Maxime and Cannes, is a large old seaside town, with its remarkable Roman ruins. It welcomes tourists with its beautiful wide sandy beaches offering a large variety of restaurants
along the coastline. Its adjacent town is Saint Raphaël.
Antibes is a seaside town situated between Cannes and Nice which makes it a great base for exploring the French Riviera.
Often called “the cultural heart of the Côte d’Azur, Antibes has its historic Vieille Ville (Old Town) with its ramparts and little streets full of restaurants and little shops. The Fort Carré- its magnificent fortress-
overlooks the Port Auban renowned for being the Europe’s largest yacht marina, full of the world’s greatest yachts. Antibes’ adjacent town, Juan-les-Pins, is renowned for its sandy beaches and lively nightlife.
The Cap d’Antibes offers truly breathtaking views on the Mediterranean.
Nerby villages/ places:
Biot, Valeurs Golfe-Juan, Villeneuve-Louvet, Roquefort-Les-Pins, Antibes Juan-Les-Pins, Valbonne Sophia-Antipolis
The Lérins Islands and the Golden Islands of Hyères. Porquerolles,Port-Cros and Ile du Levant- the Iles d’Hyères are nicknamed the “îles d’or”, or golden isles. These jewels of the Mediterranean offer fine sandy beaches and coves with crystal-clear water, cliffs and pine forests, luxuriant nature. Each island has its own particularity. Porquerolles Isle is ideal for families, Port-Cros brings joy to walking enthusiasts and Ile du Levant is perfect for naturists.
Monaco is a country in itself, the only place surrounded by French territory where royals live. It is home to numerous international celebrities and every spring its roads host the famous Formula One Grand Prix.
Monaco's casino is among the most glamorous in the world. The royal palace, along with the picturesque old town, are located on a spectacular rock that dominates the seafront.
You'll find real charm at pretty little Menton, the Cote d'Azur's most easterly resort. With a near sub-tropical micro climate and 316 days of sunshine, Menton is a great place for a relaxing get-away
any season. Its delights include its bay and beaches, the colourful medieval old town cut out of the hillside, its wonderful views, its gardens, palms, citrus and banana trees, its Belle Époque
architecture, its Jean Cocteau museum, and a Michelin-starred restaurant. Its vibrant Festival du Citron - Lemon Festival - in February is a highlight in a year-round programme of cultural festivals.
The high Alpes Maritimes peaks cradling the town and nearby Italian towns to explore add to the attraction.
Saint-Tropez is, with no doubt, the most famous seaside resort in Europe. The town was home to the international "jet set" in the 1960s, and it has since attracted artists and international movie stars. It remains
renowned for its beautiful beaches including the famous Tahiti beach, popularised in the classic movie ”And God created woman” featuring the beauty Brigitte Bardot. Its beautiful port is known for sail regattas and is
always full of super boats and yachts. Tourists wander through narrow old streets and take pictures at the old gendarmerie (police station) where Louis de Funès, the famous “Gendarme de Saint Tropez” had his
headquarters. Saint Tropez offers truly beautiful views on the Mediterranean Sea.
So, “Douliou douliou douliou Saint -Tropez”!
Le Lavandou,formerly a small fishing port , now is often called “the Seaside resort of dolphins”( ‘la Cité des Dauphins’). It is situated between Hyères and Cavalaire, facing the beautiful Iles d'Or (Golden Islands).
You’ll enjoy its sunny sandy beaches and deep blue waters tasting the famous bouillabaisse-traditional Provençal fish stew.
Saint-Raphaël is located nearby Fréjus on the French Riviera and is a fantastic spot in the South of France for sailing and other water sports enthusiasts. Its beautiful sandy beaches stretching along its
Mediterranean coast offer great fun for the whole family.
In high season various festivals / carnivals take place in Saint-Raphaël.
The commune of Hyères includes the town, the seaside peninsula Presqu'ile de Giens and the islands Iles d'Hyères.
Porquerolles,Port-Cros and Ile du Levant- the Iles d’Hyères are nicknamed the “îles d’or”, or golden isles. These jewels of the Mediterranean offer fine sandy beaches and coves with crystal-clear water, cliffs and pine forests, luxuriant nature.