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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 ...
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
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Written by Christine, USA, January 2013
Many people think of the French Riviera
as a glamorous place where movie stars come to see and be seen. But
it’s home to thousands of families, and is a much more family-friendly
region in ...
Brigitte Bardot was famously 'discovered' on the beach at St Tropez , and since the 1950's this French Riviera
resort town has been known as a playground for the international jet
set. Once a ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, October 2011
Celebrating 100 years in operation and still on the rails, the heroic Train des Pignes passes through 25 tunnels, over 16 viaducts and 15 metallic bridges in the mountainous areas of the ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, August 2011
You may think of the French Riviera
as a place of gorgeous sunshine, glamorous beaches and azure waters,
but there’s plenty of activity in the nearby mountains to satisfy even
the biggest ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, July 2011
The French Riviera
is an even more glamorous summer destination when accompanied by the
soundtrack of an international jazz, accordion, electronics or country
music festival. Set your holiday ...
Written 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 ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
There are more reasons to go to Saint Tropez than to rub shoulders with the rich and famous. Once upon a town this was just a tiny fishing village, and it was to this small town with a superb ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2012
It’s one of the most unspoiled places on the Mediterranean, a well-kept secret so don’t tell anyone but do head there as soon as you can! Editor’s
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Was Napoleon III’s wife the Empress Eugenie a surfer? Is that why, in
the mid-19th century, she insisted he develop a royal seaside resort at Biarritz , facing one of Europe’s best surf breaks? On ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, September 2011
The French Riviera
wasn’t always the relaxing destination it is now–once a hotbed of
tension and rivalries, the coast was guarded by fortresses from the
Middle Ages. From medieval castles to ...
Sunshine on the beach by day and sipping world-class wine by night. If
that sounds good to you then head to Montpellier on the south coast of France . Editor’s
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Once the only thing glistening on the docks of St Tropez were fish scales, now you’re more likely to be blinded by diamonds.
It’s the little fishing village that’s grown to be a very big fish ...
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 ...
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