The French Riviera Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in The French Riviera - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Nice and the Eastern Cote d'Azur 101


Antibes 7

Beaulieu-sur-Mer 2

Biot 2

Cannes 13

Cap d'Antibes 4

Grasse 9

Haut-de-Cagnes 3

La Colle sur Loup 1

Menton 15

Mougins 3

Nice 26

Side Trip from Cannes: Îles de Lerins 3

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat 2

St-Paul 3

Vallauris 1

Vence 2

Villefranche-sur-Mer 4

Èze 1

The Western Cote d'Azur 28


Frejus 4

Gassin 1

La Palud-sur-Verdon 1

Mandelieu–La Napoule 1

Moustiers-Ste-Marie 3

Seillans 1

St-Raphael 4

St-Tropez 13


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Island 2

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Museum/ Gallery 29

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Villa Eilenroc

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The Sentier du Litterol passes along the beach at the Villa Eilenroc, designed by Charles Garnier, who created the Paris Opéra—which...

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

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Between the port and the mainland, the floridly beautiful Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild bears witness to the wealth and worldly flair...

Villa Kerylos

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One manifestation of Beaulieu's Belle Époque excess is the eye-knocking Villa Kerylos, a 1902 mansion built in the style of classical...

Villa Musée Fragonard

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This museum headlines the work of Grasse's own Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732–1806), one of the great French "chocolate-box" artists...

Église Notre-Dame-de-la-Victoire

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Augmenting the Atlantic City vibe of this modern pleasure port is the gingerbread-and-gilt dome of the neo-Byzantine Église Notre-Dame-de-la...

Église San Rafeu

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Next to the Museum of Archeology in the Vieille Ville (Old Town), the 12th-century Église San Rafeu (also known as St-Pierre-des-Templiers)...

Église St-Martin

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

This serene Baroque structure at the foot of the château anchors the oldest church-parish in Nice. Built in 1405, it was here that Martin...

Église St-Michel

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This modest baroque church, above Rue Obscure, contains a movingly realistic sculpture of Christ carved in fig wood by an anonymous 17th-century...

Île St-Honorat

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From the Vieux Port (at the end of the parking Laubeuf), Île St-Honorat can be reached in 15 minutes (€16.50 round-trip). Smaller...

Île Ste-Marguerite

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From the Vieux Port it's a 15-minute, €13.50 round-trip to Île Ste-Marguerite. Its Fort Royal, built by Richelieu and improved by...