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 110


Antibes 8

Beaulieu-sur-Mer 2

Biot 3

Cannes 13

Cap d'Antibes 6

Grasse 9

Haut-de-Cagnes 3

La Colle sur Loup 1

Menton 15

Mougins 4

Nice 29

Side Trip from Cannes: Îles de Lerins 3

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat 2

St-Paul 3

Valbonne 1

Vallauris 1

Vence 2

Villefranche-sur-Mer 4

Èze 1

The Western Cote d'Azur 33


Frejus 6

Gassin 1

La Palud-sur-Verdon 1

Mandelieu–La Napoule 1

Moustiers-Ste-Marie 3

Riez 1

Seillans 1

St-Raphael 5

St-Tropez 14


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Archaeological Site/ Ruins 4

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Cemetery 2

Convention Center 1

Festival–Sight 1

Garden/ Arboretum 8

Geological Site 1

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House/ Mansion/ Villa 4

Industrial Site/ Mill/ Factory 4

Island 3

Local Interest–Sight 1

Marina/ Pier/ Dock 4

Market/ Bazaar 5

Military Site 4

Museum/ Gallery 32

Nautical Site/ Lighthouse 1

Neighborhood/ Street 14

Park/ Playground 2

Plaza/ Square/ Piazza 7

Promenade/ Boardwalk 4

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 27

Restaurant–Sight 5

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Château-Museé Grimaldi

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Crowning Haut-de-Cagnes is the fat, crenellated Château-Museé. Built in 1310 by the Grimaldis and reinforced over the centuries, this...


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Head up Rue de la Citadelle to these 16th-century ramparts, which stand in a lovely hilltop park offering a fantastic view of the town...

Fondation Maeght

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Many people come to St-Paul-de-Vence just to visit the Fondation Maeght, founded in 1964 by art dealer Aimé Maeght. High above the medieval...

La Maison des Papillons

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A block west of Rue Clémenceau, in a pretty house at the end of a typically Tropezien lane, the butterfly museum is a delight for children...


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If you need a culture fix, check out the modern art and photography exhibitions held at the Malmaison, a 19th-century mansion that was...

Monastère de Cimiez

  • Garden/Arboretum

This fully functioning monastery is worth the pilgrimage. You can find a lovely garden, replanted along the lines of the original 16th-century...

Musée Archéologique

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Promenade Amiral-de-Grasse—a marvelous spot for pondering the mountains and tides—leads directly to the Bastion St-André, a squat...

Musée Archéologique

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This museum, next to the Musée Matisse, has a dense collection of objects extracted from digs around the Roman city of Cemenelum, which...

Musée Archéologique Marin

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On the same quiet square as St-Pierre, shaded by an old olive tree, this intimate museum offers a quirky diversion. Its few rooms contain...

Musée International de la Parfumerie

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This is one of the more sleekly spectacular museums along the coast. Housed in a soaring structure of steel, glass, and teak, the museum...


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