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It’s Still Summer in Provence!

It’s Still Summer in Provence!

Sun ever present, temperatures around 30 degrees, loads of cultural events... In Provence, summer is here to stay! The proof here in our selection of five key events.
9/8/2014
The Ephrussi Gardens: An Enchanting Setting

The Ephrussi Gardens: An Enchanting Setting

Nature fans take note! Surrounding the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, the Ephrussi Gardens cover over seven hectares in an idyllic setting, and are one of the world’s must-see places. The site is definitely worth going out of your way for.
6/28/2014
Eze: The Charming Village That Crowns the Côte d’Azur!

Eze: The Charming Village That Crowns the Côte d’Azur!

Eze is one of the gems of Côte d'Azur. Perched 429 meters above sea level and next to the town of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, this small town offers visitors a variety of landscapes.
6/20/2014
La Presqu’île Restaurant, A Gourmet’s Paradise!

La Presqu’île Restaurant, A Gourmet’s Paradise!

Foodies take note! Ideally located between the Calanques and Bay of Cassis, the restaurant La Presqu’île has it all: an idyllic setting and divine cuisine with Mediterranean accents.
6/12/2014
The MAMAC Pays Tribute to Alexander Calder

The MAMAC Pays Tribute to Alexander Calder

The celebrations continue! On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Maeght Foundation, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nice pays tribute to Alexander Calder with an unprecedented exhibition. See you there, until September 7, 2014.
6/11/2014
A Bucolic Wander in the Tinctorial Plant Conservatory Garden

A Bucolic Wander in the Tinctorial Plant Conservatory Garden

Located on the terraces surrounding the Château de Lauris, the Tinctorial Plant Conservatory enjoys a beautiful setting and features 250 species of dye plants. Let’s visit.
6/7/2014
Cocteau, Mediterranean at Heart

Cocteau, Mediterranean at Heart

Born in Maisons-Laffitte, near Paris, Jean Cocteau reigned over Paris for 50 years, but the French Riviera remained for him a true haven and inspiration.
5/21/2014
The Maeght Foundation Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

The Maeght Foundation Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Listen up contemporary art lovers and those who want to get acquainted with it : the Maeght Foundation is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year. For the occasion, this cultural mecca, founded in 1964, is organising three new exhibitions, to discover without delay!
5/17/2014
The Five Most Beautiful Views of the Mediterranean!

The Five Most Beautiful Views of the Mediterranean!

A cobalt blue, sun-drenched, idyllic paradise, the Mediterranean seduces by a natural beauty conducive to relaxation and idleness. Check our panorama of its five most beautiful views!
5/4/2014
A Visit to Michel Vacherot’s Orchid Farm

A Visit to Michel Vacherot’s Orchid Farm

Located in Roquebrune-sur-Argens in the Var department, the Michel Vacherot orchid farm invites amateurs like professionals to discover thousands of different varieties of orchids, grown with the help of an in-vitro germination laboratory. This unique know-how has been passed down from generation to generation since 1886!
5/1/2014
Carlton Hotel in Cannes, Grace Kelly suite

Carlton Hotel in Cannes, Grace Kelly suite

A great love story between cinema and the French Riviera has existed since the invention of film. Each year this idyllic region attracts many film producers. Highly sought after, cinema’s biggest continue to make it a key destination. Let’s look at the history of this “Hollywood on the Riviera.”
3/26/2014
The Exotic Ambiance of the Serre de la Madone Garden

The Exotic Ambiance of the Serre de la Madone Garden

Located in the heart of Menton, a town in southeast France with the lemon as its symbol, the Serre de la Madone garden is renowned for its rich variety of plants. Now listed as a historic monument and completely restored, this magical place is a must-see.
3/20/2014
The Olive & Artichaut Restaurant in Nice or the Art of Enhancing Local Produce

The Olive & Artichaut Restaurant in Nice or the Art of Enhancing Local Produce

Gourmets take note! Recently installed in the heart of the Old Town in Nice, the restaurant Olive & Artichaut is one of the new spots not to miss. Here Provençal flavors and local produce work together with subtlety for a "simple, natural and unpretentious cuisine."
1/16/2014
The Southern Alps: Where Ski Resorts Boast Sun & Snow!

The Southern Alps: Where Ski Resorts Boast Sun & Snow!

With no less than 65 stations enjoying a unique location between the sea and the mountains, the Southern Alps are the ideal destination for your winter holidays. Here, snow and sun are certainly waiting for you! There’s something to satisfy everyone, experienced skiers and beginners alike.
1/6/2014
A Cuisine Made of Fragrances with Chef Jacques Chibois in Grasse

A Cuisine Made of Fragrances with Chef Jacques Chibois in Grasse

It’s in the countryside, in a magnificent 18th-century farmhouse with a view over the sea, the Esteral Massif and the bay at Théoule, that Jacques Chibois presents his cuisine with its delicately perfumed floral touches. What could be more natural when you find yourself in Grasse, the capital of perfume ?
5/14/2013
At the Heart of the Grape Harvest

At the Heart of the Grape Harvest

The grape harvest has begun on the Côté d’Azur and will continue until October around France. It’s an important moment for the winemakers and wine lovers! The photographer José Nicolas pays tribute to this event through a series of photographs. Prepare to be dazzled.
9/4/2012
Sainte-Marguerite, The Island of Legends

Sainte-Marguerite, The Island of Legends

Facing the bay of Cannes, the Lérins Islands have over the centuries inspired many legends based on historical fact or wild rumor.
9/2/2012
TSS TSS TSS TSS TSS

TSS TSS TSS TSS TSS

Many questions remain forever without answer. What is the meaning of life ? Are we responsible for things we don't know we've done ? What is beauty ? And especially, why does everyone own a terra-cotta cicada ?
1/12/2012
Candy creator

Candy creator

In 1949 a special confectionery was created, near Grasse, the perfume capital. More than 60 years later, and having just opened a new outlet on the Nice port, the Confiserie Florian has become a gourmet institution, in the heart of Provence.
10/18/2011