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 death, tragedy or disaster. There is a growing interest in places that historically may have been off-limits to visit, but there’s no denying that people are attracted to sites like this.
…Continue reading here for details on who is buried in these graveyards with great views of the Mediterranean. Famous people include Paul Ricard (inventor of Ricard Pastis), film producer Roger Vadim, artist Marc Chagall and many others in this detailed article.
Read about a ride to the top of the hill above the old town of Nice for the fabulous views and to visit Cimetière Colline du Château.
Via:: Access Riviera