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Explore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRebecca Whitlocke

25 Reasons Why You Should Visit Cannes in 2018

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Cannes is one of the most popular destinations in southern France and home to a dynamic variety of sport, cultural and artistic events, as well as over 40 trade fairs, conferences and business meets yearly. If you’re looking for somewhere to visit with a …

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Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca Whitlocke

Grave Ramblings: Dark Tourism and the Cemeteries of the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: I thought I would write about dark tourism and some of the famous people who lived and are laid to rest in the cemeteries on the French Riviera. What is Dark Tourism? Dark tourism is travel (and tourism) that involves visiting places connected to …

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Lifestyle: Art & CultureRebecca WhitlockeWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Join the Circus! 42nd Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: The Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo is a yearly circus festival hosted under the Chapiteau (big top) at Espace Fontvieille in Monaco. This year, it will run from 18 to 28 January 2018. What To Expect The Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo is …

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Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca WhitlockeWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Christmas 2017: Festive events and activities on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: The Zone B school holidays over the Christmas period run from 22 December and finish 7 January so it’s a good time to use the fortnight’s break to partake in some festive activities. As well as the usual Christmas markets that pop up each year …

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Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca WhitlockeWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

SPOOKTACULAR! Halloween activities and events on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Happy Halloween! Halloween, usually celebrated on 31st October each year, has slowly been gathering steam since I first moved to France, but for expats who are used to lots of activities and events during Halloween you’ll have to remember that it isn’t a traditionally …

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Secret French Riviera Local's Tips
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRebecca Whitlocke

Secret French Riviera Local’s Tips: Hidden Spots Worth A Visit

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: When you live somewhere, you are privy to local tips and things that you learn about your home town or region that tourists perhaps don’t see or aren’t aware of. Yes, TripAdvisor and tourist offices can be great sources of information but if you …

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Explore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRebecca Whitlocke

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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Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca WhitlockeWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

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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Rebecca Whitlocke

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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Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca Whitlocke

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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