The French Riviera Travel Guide
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Plan Your The French Riviera Vacation
This sprawl of pebble beaches and zillion-dollar houses has always captivated sun lovers and socialites. Today's admirers know not to miss the Côte d'Azur's textbook points of interest: animated St-Tropez; the Belle Époque aura of Cannes; the towns made famous by Picasso—Antibes, Vallauris, Mougins; the urban charms of Nice; and a number of spots where the per-capita population of billionaires must be among the highest on the planet: Cap d'Antibes, Villefranche-sur-Mer, and Monaco.
It's up in the hills above the coast that you'll find the charm you expect from France, both in sophisticated hotels with gastronomic restaurants and in...read more
Even in tiny villages some haute cuisine places can be as dressy as those in Monaco, if not more so, but in general, restaurants on the Côte d'Azur are...read more
Things To Do in The French Riviera
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Mingle with Picasso and company: Because artists have long loved the Côte d'Azur, it's blessed with superb art museums, including the Fondation... Read more
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