French Riviera #cotedazur @cobblestoneandvineyards
Cheryl ShufflebothamExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

The French Riviera in Two Days

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: I have avoided the Riviera when visiting Provence, figuring that it would be too busy, too ritzy for my taste. Well, after finally deciding to give it a try—after all it is the Riviera—all I can say is “I get it!!!” I now see …

St Agnes near Menton #CotedAzur @FibiTee
Explore: Travel in ProvencePhoebe ThomasVillages Towns and Cities

Sainte Agnès: the highest coastal village in Europe

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Sainte Agnès is a tiny little village located high on a ridge above Menton on the Côte d’Azur, only a couple of kilometres as the crow flies from both Italy and the coast. It is known as the “highest coastal village in Europe” as …

Hotel Negresco #Nice06 #FrenchRiviera @ChiaraOrlandi @ToursofNice
Chiara OrlandiHotels Provence & Cote d'AzurStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

The Fascinating Story of the Hotel Negresco in Nice

For over a century the striking Hotel Negresco has been the favourite holiday destination for celebrities, royalty, millionaires, and politicians. This magnificent belle-époque building, instantly recognizable by its pink domed roof, stands proudly on the promenade des Anglais in Nice. The hotel celebrated its centennial in 2013. Five centuries of …

trio-of-statues @Margo_Lestz
Explore: Travel in ProvenceMargo LestzProvencal History & Traditions

The Virgin Project of Nice, France

Contributor blog post by Margo Lestz: Did you know that the city of Nice, France almost had a 49 foot (15 meter) tall statue of the Virgin Mary standing atop the Colline du Chateau (Castle Hill)? In the 1980s, the idea of the “Virgin on the hill” came to the …

salad nicoise Salade niçoise recipe Provence @fibitee
Phoebe ThomasProvencal RecipesSaladTaste: Food & Drink

Salade Niçoise a Salad from Nice

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Salade niçoise is probably the most well-known dish to come from Nice; it is served in restaurants around the world and means quite literally Nice salad (note the capital N, salad from Nice rather than nice salad, but it is indeed that too). It …

Hotel du Cap Eden Roc @frenchessence
Hotels Provence & Cote d'AzurStay: Accommodation & Rentals in ProvenceVicki Archer

Hotel Du Cap-Eden-Roc: Plus ça Change, Plus c’est la Même Chose

Contributor blog post by Vicki Archer: Hotel du Cap-Eden-Rock; it really is true to say the more things change, the more they stay the same. I am slow today, still luxuriating in the most wonderful weekend we enjoyed at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc. If you follow me on Instagram you will …

rench Riviera #CotedAzur @accessriviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca 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 …

Parc Vaugrenier Villeneuve Loubet @AccessRiviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca WhitlockeStay Fit in Provence

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 …

Views from a megayacht @FrenchLessonsBlog
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJemma - French Lessons

Photo Essay: Life Aboard a Megayacht

Contributor blog post by Jemma: A muscular and handsome powerboat swooshes Philippe, Lolo and me, and a week’s worth of luggage, toward the 80-some-meter megayacht that awaits us off the north shore of Sardinia. Perched on the craft’s leather seats, we slice through the salty waves of the Med, our …

Cocteau Wunderland Museum @CuriousRambler @Margo_Lestz
Artists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CulturePhoebe Thomas

7 Favourite Museums in Provence Côte d’Azur

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: So many of my good intentions for the blog slip during summer.  Mid June to mid July is by far the busiest time of year for me work wise on top of which I find it hard to write with the kids around and …