The French Riviera: Places to Explore


  • Nice and the Eastern Côte d'Azur

    This tiny village, its medieval château heavily restored in the 19th century, is best known for its sprawl of overbuilt beachfront, heavily charged with concrete high-rises and with all the...

  • Port-Grimaud

    Although much of the coast has been targeted with new construction of extraordinary ugliness, this, a modern architect's version of a Provençal fishing village, works. A true operetta set and...

  • The Western Côte d'Azur

    The Western Côte d'Azur can supply you with everything your heart desires—and your purse can stand. Home to St-Tropez ("Saint Too Much," as the French call it), the region beckons to both...


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