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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Yoko Dogs on the #FrenchRiviera @FrenchLessonsBlog
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Dog Style: Yoko Heads to a French Groomer

Contributor blog post by Jemma: “Isn’t that incredible??” Philippe called out of the family room last week. “These are DOGS. I can get a hair appointment for myself tomorrow!” He’d just rung the two salons de toilettage recommended by a friend in nearby Cannes. They were full up. The first …

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Billboard LOUISXIII 100 YEARS @Cannes #Movies @AccessRiviera
Current EventsExploreRebecca Whitlocke

The Film at Cannes Film Festival 2016 You’ll Never See

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: 100 Years – The Movie You Will Never See is an original film, starring actor John Malkovich and directed by Robert Rodriguez, which envisions Earth one hundred years from now and will not be released until 2115. That’s right, the year 2115. Cinema & …

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Jazz et Brasil poster @AccessRiviera
Current EventsExploreRebecca Whitlocke

4 Ideas for Activities for the Next Fortnight

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Jazz e Brasil will inject some Latino rhythm in your afternoon on Saturday 30 April when the Cannes Bel Age Orchestra pairs with the Rio Ao Vivo Orchestra to bring a concert of jazz, Brazilian music and swing alongside capoeira and dancers. 3pm, Espace …

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Abbaye de Lerins #CotedAzur L'ile Saint Honorat
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Escape Cannes to the Wine of Ile St Honorat

There was little chance of being lost at sea, our skipper (rental boat) had a difficult time finding a place to anchor between the mega-yachts and the zodiacs that were supplying hot pizza and cold drinks to the flotilla. Just 15 minutes by ferry from Cannes, the two Lérins islands, …

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Chagall in Cannes @Aixcentric
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Chagall Exhibition in Cannes

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: ‘Les Couleurs de la Vie’ is a delightful exhibition of Chagall’s litho-prints which are on show at the Centre d’Art La Malmaison on Cannes’ swish La Croisette. Visiting Cannes from Aix really is like dropping into another world: palm trees, mimosa, orange trees; ladies dripping gold, …

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Dali exhibition, Espace Miramar #Cannes @AccessRiviera
Current EventsExploreRebecca Whitlocke

Under the Radar French Riviera Art Exhibitions on Now

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Often I see advertising for upcoming exhibitions at the major art museums and galleries in this region, but sometimes the best exhibitions fall under our noses and pass by unnoticed. Here are 3 Exhibitions that I highly recommend you find time to see – they …

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Beach Ste Marguerite island #Cannes #CotedAzur @FibiTee
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A beach-a-week: île Sainte-Marguerite

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Continuing on our tour of beaches on the French Riviera, this week’s destination isn’t really one beach but a whole island of beaches.  Ile Sainte-Marguerite is located just off Cannes, easily reached by a 15 minute ferry ride, and bursting with tiny rocky bays, …

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Dear Cannes letter #Cannes via @AccessRiviera
Expat LivingRebecca Whitlocke

5 reasons why Condé Nast Traveler readers are wrong about Cannes

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Ouch. Cannes has been voted Number 10 place in the list of 2015’s unfriendliest cities of the world as rated by a Readers’ Choice Awards survey by Condé Nast Traveler (and in 2014 they did not fare much better; they claimed Number 2 spot …

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Marche Forville #Cannes #CotedAzur @accessriviera
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Top 3 things to do in Cannes outside Festival time

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Cannes has a love/hate relationship with the huge influx of visitors that the annual congrès events and Cannes Film Festival bring to this popular destination. Bars crammed with people, traffic jams and a visible presence of the charming motorbike cops can overwhelm visitors – …

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