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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Archaeological Site/ Ruins 4

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Garden/ Arboretum 8

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Island 2

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Market/ Bazaar 5

Military Site 3

Museum/ Gallery 29

Nautical Site/ Lighthouse 1

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Promenade/ Boardwalk 4

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 25

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Allée de la Liberté Markets

  • Market/Bazaar

Shaded by plane trees and sheltering a sandy pétanque field (occupied around the clock by distinctly unglamorous grandfathers inured...


  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

The Arènes (often called the Amphithéâtre) is still used for concerts and bullfights, and can still seat up to 5,000. Back down on...

Basilique St-Michel

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

This majestic basilica dominates the skyline of Menton. Beyond the beautifully proportioned facade—a 19th-century addition—the richly...

Café de la Place

  • Restaurant–Sight

On your way from the overpriced parking garages, you'll pass a Provençal scene played out with cinematic flair yet still authentic:...

Carlton InterContinental

  • Hotel–Sight

Built in 1912, this was the first of the grand hotels to stake out the superb stretch of beach and greenery on La Croisette, and thus...

Casino Barrière de Saint-Raphaël

  • Casino–Sight

Looking out over the waterfront, catering to the city's many conventioneers, the casino's slot machines operate daily 10 am–3 am (4...

Cathédrale Notre-Dame-du-Puy

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

On a cliff-top overlook at the Old Town's edge, the Romanesque Cathédrale Notre-Dame-du-Puy contains no fewer than three paintings by...

Cathédrale Ste-Réparate

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

An ensemble of columns, cupolas, and symmetrical ornaments dominates the Vieille Ville, flanked by an 18th-century bell tower and glossy...

Cathédrale de la Nativité de la Vierge

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

In the center of the Vieille Ville, the Cathédrale de la Nativité de la Vierge was built on the Romans' military drilling field in...

Chapelle Cocteau

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

This eccentric chapel was designed by Jean Cocteau as part of an artists' colony that never happened. It's an octagon built around a...