Discover Entrevaux Citadel French Riviera
Explore: Travel in ProvencePhoebe ThomasVillages Towns and Cities

Discover Entrevaux Citadel a Day Trip from Nice

Entrevaux Citadel If you’re looking for a day out near Nice and the Côte d’Azur, it’s hard to beat a trip to Entrevaux citadel and fortified medieval village in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.  Located some 75 kilometres from the French Riviera on a bend in the Var river surrounded by cliffs, the …

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Pan Bagnat French Sandwich
Lunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTaste: Food & Drink

Pan Bagnat a French Sandwich Treat from Nice

I remember the first time I experienced a Pan Bagnat – I was a student in France and had taken my first trip to Nice. My first bite stayed with me from that moment  – partly because I love all the fresh spring-summer ingredients which paired perfectly with tuna and the magnificent French round crusty loaf

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Viktorija Todorovska Provence lavender
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLiving in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

My Best of Nice Living on the Côte d’Azur

Viktorija Todorovska is multi-lingual (Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Macedonian, and Serbian) and multi-talented (chef, sommelier, Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) instructor, and published author). She has a Masters in Teaching as a Second Language and a Ph.D. in Linguistics and Rhetoric from Arizona State University. In 2016, Todorovska …

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Fete du Citron Menton
Inspire: Art & CultureJulie WhitmarshWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

February Fun on the Cote D’Azur Nice Carnaval and Fête du Citron

By Vaucluse Dreamer: Nice Carnaval In February 2018, for the first time, we found ourselves at Nice Carnaval – it probably sounds really awful, but we hadn’t really planned to go, only noticing it was on whilst we were planning a trip to the Fête du Citron at Menton for …

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Walking Tour Old Nice Matisse-house
Explore: Travel in ProvenceMargo LestzVillages Towns and Cities

A Walking Tour Old Town Nice

By Margo Lestz: While in Nice, I decided to put together a little walking tour of the Old Town (Vieux Nice). It’s a route that you can follow to see most of the historic sites (with lots of shops and restaurants along the way). Vieux Nice on Foot Nice’s Old …

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Nice Gare du Sud Halle
Liz LordLocal Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

It’s Very Nice Gare du Sud Marketplace

Nice Food and Drink The French Riviera city of Nice did not lack options for entertainment, but now there is one more to add to your list, a visit to the Gare du Sud. This new marketplace, which opened in May 2019, is a stroll from Place Masséna. The transformed …

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Les Petits Farcis Provencal
Main CourseMartine Bertin-PetersonPorkProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Les Petits Farcis a Provencal Specialty from Nice

Les Petit Farcis is a hearty dish often found on menus in Provence during fall and winter months. Found commonly on menus throughout the region les petits farcis originate from Niçoise cuisine.

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Nice Rosé Wine Tasting
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

When in Nice Rosé Wine Tasting and Niçoise Street Food

Rosé Tasting on Fridays Rosé wine and the Mediterranean lifestyle are deeply intertwined. France and Provence, in particular, is the leading global producer of rosé. However, with promotions like ‘Rosé all Day’ it’s possible to think of this wine as a fad. It’s not! Rosé was the preferred grape-based drink …

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Bellet Vineyards Nice France
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Bellet Vineyards So Close to Nice, France

By Jill Barth: As France’s oldest wine region, Provence is infinitely important to the global history of viticulture. The region was settled by the Phocaeans around 600 BC, and it’s believed that the Greeks were responsible for the dawn of winemaking and grape growing in ancient Provence. These early wines …

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Daki-Daïa Vegetarian Nice Logo
Liz LordRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Daki-Daïa Tasty Vegetarian Dining in Nice

Vegetarian Dining in Nice Something a bit different on Nice port – Mediterranean food with imagination! I had been looking forward to trying out Daki-Daïa having included them in a previous article for vegetarian-friendly dining of the French Riviera for Perfectly Provence. I am always on the hunt for decent …

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