Luxury Villas #FrenchRIviera @EUROFRANCE @NicebyDark
Mel Dark

GO BIG OR GO HOME: What a million buys you on the Riviera

Contributor blog post by Nice by Dark: Sexy over-the-top villas with tropical gardens and glistening dip pools perhaps. Or art-filled interiors with cream-linen luxury (and a waterfall or two thrown in for fun). You may just be surprised. From a “modest” 3-bed in Valbonne to 1300 square metres of luxury …

My first harvest early start #WinesofProvence #Harvest @RivieraGrape
Taste: Food & DrinkThe Riviera GrapevineWines and Spirits of Provence

2015 Harvest on the French Riviera Highlights

Contributor blog post by Chrissie McClatchie: Vintage 2015 is well and truly underway along the French Riviera and Liguria. There have been some stunning photos appear on social media which I have been sharing over on my Facebook page; in case you have missed them, here are some of the highlights …

Food Festivals Mougins French Riviera
Local Food Producers in ProvenceRebecca WhitlockeTaste: Food & Drink

Upcoming Food Festivals on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: France is famous for producing some of the best food in the world, whether you prefer the tables of haute cuisine where the top chefs are national celebrities, or the no-nonsense traditional dishes served up in bistros across the country. The cooking is as …

Antibes #CotedAzur #Antibes @FrenchLessons
Jemma - French Lessons

Grab Bag: Last Sip at the Riviera’s Summer Party

Contributor blog post by Jemma: We’re overstaying our welcome. The sand on Antibes’ long beaches has become visible once again. The city’s gridlocked traffic has mutated back into its usual rush hour pattern. The Austrians’ house – the one across the road from Bellevue that never sleeps – is all …

September Wine Events #FrenchRiviera @RivieraGrape
Taste: Food & DrinkThe Riviera GrapevineWines and Spirits of Provence

September Wine Events on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Chrissie McClatchie: September is always a busy time in the wine world! It’s harvest time! To accompany the very important business of creating a new vintage, September traditionally sees an array of wonderful wine events and festivals to participate in. Here is a selection of my top Super …

Dear Cannes letter #Cannes via @AccessRiviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca WhitlockeVillages Towns and Cities

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 …

Chances For Children Foundation
Lifestyle: Art & CultureRebecca WhitlockeWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Chill for Charity – Friday 11 September

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: After the success of the first-ever “Chill for Charity” event, the team at Chances for Children are organizing a second event! On Friday 11 September, please invite yourself to come relax, rejuvenate and recharge! With summer coming to a close it’s time to chill …

August concerts feu d'artifice Nice French Riviera Cote d'Azur @AccessRiviera
Rebecca WhitlockeWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

FREE August concerts on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: I love a good concert – and even better when it’s free! Who could resist compiling a summary of some of the free concerts happening in the region during August? This isn’t an exhaustive list but I hope you find the time to attend …

Travel Suitcase #TravelwithKids #TravelTips @AccessRiviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca Whitlocke

How to survive summer on the French Riviera with kids

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Say what you will about the French Riviera in the summer. Sure, there are traffic jams, crowded public transport, longer queues at attractions, sweatier tourists, and pricier airfares, but there’s also ice-cream on the seafront, dining al fresco in village squares, open-air concerts and …

orange peeler in Bar sur Loup #OrangeFestival @FibiTee
Lifestyle: Art & CulturePhoebe ThomasWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Orange Festival on the French Riviera

The Côte d’Azur and its surrounding countryside, in fact the whole of the département of the Alpes-Maritimes, is covered in historic fortified hill villages; some well known, others hidden and secret. There are literally hundreds and many of them have an annual festival of some sort celebrating their artisanal or …