Culture, arts or sports … the pulse of the Côte d’Azur races all year round with events and festivals from Cannes to Nice and from the Croisette to the Promenade des Anglais. The surroundings stay the same: villages with rich colors, palm trees with their welcome shade and a unique timeless blue that inspired Matisse and Chagall
Nissa La Bella, the capital of the Côte d’Azur, is a city of many identities. It beautifully mixes Baroque, Belle Epoque and contemporary styles, creating the style of the French Riviera. The city’s famous Promenade des Anglais is an open invitation to stroll along the beautiful Bay of Angels.
Cannes, the headquarters of the International Film Festival, which takes place every May, has a star shining on it all year. At the foot of the Suquet, opposite the sea and the Lérins Islands, you will find 2 km (1.2 miles) of sandy beaches on the picturesque Croisette.
This medieval village just outside Nice has something to appeal to art lovers of all kinds: home to narrow streets full of galleries, the Maeght Foundation and its works mixed in nature (Giacometti, Calder, Braque, Matisse, Léger, etc.). ), as well as a penitent chapel decorated by Folon.
Nicknamed the Venice of Provence, this lakeside city full of small houses and moored boats next to the picturesque town of st-tropez village
Known for many artists (Signac painter, novelist Françoise Sagan, actress Brigitte Bardot, actor Louis de Funès and many others), this fishing village retains its Provencal charm, set in a gulf of clear water.
Grasse and his perfume museum
The grassy grounds give off the scent of lavender, mimosa, orange trees, jasmine and roses. Here, the Museum of Parfume traces the history of perfumes since ancient times and examines the expertise of perfume craftsmanship.
Antibes and Juan-les-Pins
Celebrated by painters, including Picasso, Antibes is ripe to discover, from the old port docked with luxurious ships or from the ramparts that surround it. In Juan-les-Pins, you’ll be entranced by the Art Deco buildings, the beautiful beaches and the international jazz festival.
The small port of Saint-Raphaël
At the foot of the Esterel massif built from its signature red rocks, St Raphaël has been painted by many paints, seduced by the the authenticity of the area and the fishing boat ready to set sail.
Monte Carlo Casino in Monaco
A historic landmark dating back to the 1800’s, Monaco has always had an attraction to the rich and famous with Grace Kelly amplifying Monaco’s global influence in the 1950’s by marrying the then price Rainier III, Prince of Monaco. The best way to arrive in Monte Carlo has to be from a classic Riva!