The French Riviera Experiences


The French Riviera Features

  • One Week on the Riviera: Cruising the Côte d'Azur

    To hit the highlights of this sun-blessed region and get up close and personal to the tropical glamour of the Côte d'Azur, here's a weeklong... Read more

  • The Three Corniches

    The lay of the land east of Nice is nearly vertical, as the coastline is one great cliff, a corniche terraced by three parallel highways—the... Read more

  • Route Napoléon

    One of the most famous and panoramic roads in France is the Route Napoléon, taken by Napoléon Bonaparte in 1815 after his escape from... Read more

  • The Sentier Martel: Trial by Trail

    Threading the Grand Canyon du Verdon is one of France's greatest hiking routes: the Sentier Martel, named in honor of the spelunker-explorer Edouard... Read more

  • Carnaval in Nice

    If the word carnival means masked balls in Venice to most, or conjures images of feather-clad dancers writhing rhythmically through the streets of... Read more


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