Menton citron @AccessRiviera
Current EventsExploreRebecca Whitlocke

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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Menton fete du citron lemons on the Riviera @AccessRiviera
Current EventsExploreRebecca Whitlocke

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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Villeneuve Loubet Beach Front @AccessRiviera
Rebecca Whitlocke

Family-friendly cycling and walking: Villeneuve Loubet

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Villeneuve Loubet is located between Nice and Antibes and for tourists it may not seem instantly appealing with less restaurants and accommodation than other French Riviera towns. However, there is plenty to see and do with lots of free activities and paid attractions that …

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rench Riviera #CotedAzur @accessriviera
ExploreRebecca Whitlocke

Why this travel app is like having the French Riviera in your pocket

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Imagine reading a great travel article about the French Riviera and thinking to yourself, “I’ll bookmark this and use it as a reference when I go there…” If you have access to the internet, you can visit the website again. But more often than …

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Parc Vaugrenier Villeneuve Loubet @AccessRiviera
Active ProvenceExploreRebecca Whitlocke

Parc Vaugrenier – Villeneuve Loubet

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Parc Vaugrenier is a park that we visit regularly and it’s easily accessible for many people visiting the region who may be staying in Villeneuve Loubet/Baie des Anges, Cagnes sur Mer, Biot, or Antibes. Vaugrenier: A past Roman site Located off the RN7, the …

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#Monaco View from la Turbie @accessriviera
Current EventsExploreRebecca Whitlocke

Monaco Yacht Show 2016 — French Riviera Luxury

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Hosted annually at Port Hercules, the 26th edition of the Monaco Yacht Show will be hosted over four days from 28 September to 1 October 2016 and will welcome key decision-makers from leading yachting and high-end companies to the Principality for the ultimate nautical rendezvous. …

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terrasse non fumeur francesoir @AccessRiviera
Expat LivingRebecca Whitlocke

No smoking : Are the tides turning about smoking in France?

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: I’m a non-smoker and always have been. I’ve lived with smokers, I have family members who smoke, I have friends who smoke. I don’t begrudge anyone’s choice to smoke cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars or pipes. What I DON’T like is when smokers think its their …

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Esterels Biking and Hiking @AccessRiviera #ActiveProvence
Active ProvenceExploreRebecca Whitlocke

Hiking and Mountain Biking in the Estérels

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Summer is still here! With the hot the weather, the options for outdoor activities expand as attractions and sightseeing operators open for the season. However, some of the best family-friendly activities are free and right on our doorstep! Around 40 minutes’ drive from where I live …

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Grand Pensif #Antibes @AccessRiviera
BoutiqueCurrent EventsProvencal ArtistsRebecca Whitlocke

Nicolas Lavarenne – À ciel ouvert – Antibes

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: From 19 June until 18 September 2016, Old Town Antibes (Vieil Antibes) will welcome 19 bronze sculptures from Niçois artist Nicolas Lavarenne. Lavarenne has exhibited in the region at St Paul de Vence, Château de la Napoule in Mandelieu, Menton and Roure with other …

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Arts and Crafts at Monaco Green Days @AccessRiviera
ExploreRebecca Whitlocke

Kids Arts and Crafts at Monaco Green Days

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: There is just one week left to get along to the Monaco Green Days at Stars n Bars beside Port Hercule in Monaco. Following the creation of Monacology the last few years, Stars n Bars is continuing their involvement in the creation of the …

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