French Riviera

French Riviera Travel Tips

Monaco from Nice

By Viator, July 2014

With the Mediterranean coastline as a guide, it seems easy to get to Monaco from Nice, a short trip that doesn’t require any border-crossing formalities. But with the vertiginous roads, paltry ...  Read more

Cannes Pyrotechnic Art Festival

By Viator, July 2014

With the sky lit up in a kaleidoscope of color and fiery plumes dramatically synchronized with music, it’s no wonder that the legendary Cannes summer fireworks displays are a highlight for many ...  Read more

Cannes Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

Cannes. Just the name conjures up images of glamour: white clothing, huge sunglasses and all those million dollar yachts. For two weeks in May, this is the place-to-be on the calendar of the rich ...  Read more

St Tropez from Nice

By Viator, July 2014

Long the summer retreat of choice for A-list celebrities and multi-millionaires, St Tropez’s mix of white-sand beaches, gourmet dining and chic shopping boulevards is a seductive proposition. But ...  Read more

Nightlife in and Around Nice

By Viator, June 2014

The French Riviera is obviously a beautiful region of the country, and its mild weather makes it a great year-round destination. In fact, even in the early spring you can spend your days on the ...  Read more

3 Days in Nice: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2014

Nice has a azure sea, a kind climate, unbeatable wine and food, exciting nightlife, art, views and ice cream the flavor of flowers. Whether you want history, fashion, fun, beaches, day trips or ...  Read more

St Tropez

By Viator, June 2014

The rich and famous might have their enormous yachts and grand chateaux, but any one of us can occupy the chairs and tables in the cafes that line the promenade at St Tropez, enjoy the sunshine and ...  Read more

French Riviera from Nice

By Viator, May 2014

The French Riviera teems with destinations dripping with glamor and natural beauty, with Nice the logical spot for a base to see them all. Whether you want history, fashion, fun, beaches, day ...  Read more

Monaco Tours from Cannes

By Viator, April 2014

Cannes. Monaco. Two names that conjure up images of the glamorous life. And the road that links them? The French Riviera’s famous Grand Corniche, one of the world’s most spectacular drives with views ...  Read more

Provence Day Trips

By Viator, April 2014

Provence is luxuriously located in south-eastern France and next to the Mediterranean Sea. It has always been an inspiration to artists (Picasso, Matisse, van Gogh), a playground for the rich ...  Read more

Provencal Cuisine

By Viator, March 2014

Thanks to its picturesque setting on the Mediterranean coast, Provence, in Southern France, is blessed with a warm climate, idyllic landscape and highly fertile soils that yield a range of fresh ...  Read more

The Grasse Perfumeries

By Viator, March 2014

Just a half-hour inland from Cannes is what may be the sweetest-smelling day trip you've ever taken. Grasse, a sprawling hilltop Provencal town with an 11th century cathedral, is also known as the ...  Read more

The Wine Region of Chateauneuf-du-Pape

By Viator, October 2013

When you hear a wine name like Châteauneuf-du-Pape, you probably think of how you've seen that on a label in your local wine store. But what many people forget is that like Bordeaux, ...  Read more

Gambling in Monte Carlo

By Philippa Burne , UK, October 2012

Not actually France , but close enough to often be included in trips to the Cote d’Azur, Monte Carlo in the tiny independent country of Monaco , is known for its wealth and its Monte Carlo Casino ...  Read more


By Philippa Burne , UK, October 2012

If you’re in Provence and missing the café culture and sophistication of Paris , head straight to Aix-en-Provence , a little piece of heaven in the south of France . Editor’s Note: This ...  Read more

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