The French Riviera: Places to Explore


  • Nice and the Eastern Côte d'Azur

    With the Alps and pre-Alps playing bodyguard against inland winds, and the sultry Mediterranean warming the sea breezes, the eastern slice of the Côte d'Azur is pampered by a nearly tropical...

  • 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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