Yacht Charter French Riviera Dolphins Whales
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The Best Places to Spot Dolphins, Whales and Turtles in the Mediterranean 

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Discover the Mediterranean hot spots for dolphin and whale watching. Find out where you can see turtles swimming in the wild and maybe even join them. Nature lovers will enjoy a Mediterranean yacht charter for the stunning scenery, but during the summer season there …

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Joutes provençales
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Joutes Provençales at Vieux Port in Cannes

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Hosted at Vieux Port in Cannes, this summer families can enjoy free events that demonstrate the old tradition of provençale joutes. Cannes : History of the Joutes Provençales Joutes provençales originate from the Egyptian era; fishermen from the French Riviera originally set up a …

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One year on from Nice

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: One year ago today, I was at Fondation Lenval, the Children’s Hospital in Nice, with my youngest son who was admitted for observation (and possible surgery). We had been in the kids ward for a few days when my sister phoned me from abroad …

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French Riviera Travel Tips 10 Places To Visit In Monaco On A Budget

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Monaco has a reputation as a place of luxury, superyachts and supercars but I’m going to shatter the myth that you need to have lots of money to enjoy Monaco as a tourist. Monaco/Monte Carlo is spread over a lot of hills, so if …

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Travel Tips: 10 of the Best Museums on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: The French Riviera has over 40 museums with rich collections often set in picturesque locations overlooking manicured gardens, village squares or the sea. From Belle Époque paintings to modern sculptures, visitors to the region will find enough cultural places of interest to entertain them …

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Cannes Film Festival
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The 70th Cannes Film Festival 2017 and 75th Monaco F1 Grand Prix

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera; Next month, two of the most exciting events on the French Riviera are set to thrill worldwide media – the 70th Cannes Film Festival 2017, and the 75th race of the Monaco F1 Grand Prix. Hosted in the second half of May, these are …

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Festival des Jardins
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About the Festival des Jardins de la Côte d’Azur

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: The first Festival des Jardins de la Côte d’Azur is a new event for the region and will take place from today until 01 May 2017. Debut edition of the Festival des Jardins de la Côte d’Azur The theme is ‘L’éveil des sens’, translated …

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An Artist’s Journey in Nice a Guest Blog

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Today’s guest blog is from Erick Sabelskjold, the Managing Director of a Nice-based fine art agency, Sabelskjold Art Agency. I would like to thank and acknowledge Erick’s input in writing this blog article and sharing some of his favorite places to enjoy art in Nice …

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4 Fabulous February Festivals on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: #1 Nice Carnival, Nice | 11 February – 25 February 2017 One of the world’s biggest carnivals, the 2017 theme for this annual event is ‘King of the Energy’. Fabulous flower battles, parades with floats and costumed actors and animations ensure a family-friendly event …

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Fête du Citron 2017: Bringing ‘Broadway’ to Menton’s Lemon Festival

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: We have bid farewell to 2016 and I am looking forward to what 2017 brings! For visitors to the French Riviera, February is an excellent month to visit because there are many interesting festivals and public events happening. One of my favourite festivals because …

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