French Riviera Travel Tips
The French Riviera is a legend in its own time. Renoirs, Matisses and Picassos in and around Nice, Cannes and St-Tropez lure tourists by the millions - as does Grace Kelly's Monaco, the chestnut-studded Massif des Maures, the rocky-red Estérel and Alpine foothills that plummet precipitously into the Med east of Nice.
Cats on leads, dogs in handbags and prima donnas dusting sand from toes with shaving brushes are madcap sights to savor on this frenetic coastal strip.
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, January 2012
Vence is France’s town of art near the French Riviera. This might sound like a big claim in a country so soaked in art history, especially 20th century art, but the lovely historic town on Vence in ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
5 miles (8 kms) outside Nice to the east lies Villefranche-sur-Mer. If you feel like escaping the crowds promenading along the Promenade des Anglais
beside Nice’s beachfront, hop on the ...
Written by Christine, USA, February 2013
If you’re planning a trip to the French Riviera, chances are you’ve come across dozens of websites and hundreds of pages telling you what to do while you’re there. Now, would you like to know what ...
On the coast between Nice and Monaco on the French Riviera is one of the loveliest places I have ever been: the tiny village of Eze. Situated on the cliff side of that magnificent road The Grand ...
Written by foghorn-skip, May 2012
Written by CINDY, July 2012
trip was great,but the food,fish,wasnt too good
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
has the aura of wealth and glamor, but there’s more to this small
village than that annual red-carpet parade held in May. Cannes may feel
out of reach for those with a budget in mind, ...
The French Riviera is famous for its chic, picturesque coastal towns, and June or September is the perfect time to visit Cannes. The Film Festival has wrapped up and the red carpets have been rolled ...
Written by Viator, October 2012
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 ...
Written by Victoria O, October 2011
A friend an I recently took the Provence Countryside trip. I must say that it is wonderful way to get a look at some of the smaller villages that you might not see otherwise such as Grasse and St. ...
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