Provence & Côte d'Azur: Evening in New York organised to promote Nice to a wider audience
Earlier this week, the Office of Visitors and Tourism in Nice held an event for American media with the aim of promoting the city. The event was a great success, with a typical Niçois dinner, cookery workshops and the presence of talented Niçois chefs to highlight the role of cuisine in its culture.Read more … A taste of Nice in New York
Provence & Côte d'Azur: The renowned jazz festival will take place between 10th and 19th July next year
One of Europe’s oldest and most stylish jazz festival will once again return to Antibes and Juan les Pins in 2015. Four of jazz’s stars have been announced for the event with organisers promising many more surprise additions before the festival begins on 10th July. Read more … Jazz à Juan returns in 2015
Provence & Côte d'Azur: The table must be decorated carefully to adhere to the symbolic traditions
As part of the magic of Christmas, locals attach great importance to the table decoration of the ‘Gros Souper.’ “It should be decorated with care and in a very precise, symbolic manner,” Simone Steuten, owner of SIM`S & JAY`S Interior Experts, explains. Read more … Decorate your Christmas table in the Provençal tradition!
Monaco: The American will open the 2015 Summer Sporting Festival in the Principality
Two years after welcoming Rihanna to the Summer Sporting Festival, another of music’s female stars, Lady Gaga will be opening the prestigious event in 2015. The American will perform a unique show with singer Tony Bennett on 4th July in the Salle des Étoiles. Read more … Lady Gaga returns to Monaco in 2015
Provence & Côte d'Azur: Owner reunited with cat after it travels across France over period of year and a half
A cat which disappeared in Grasse a year and a half ago was finally reunited with its owner after making the incredible journey of over 1,000km to a village in Normandy. Read more … Cat travels from Provence to Normandy to find owner
Provence & Côte d'Azur: Unseasonably warm temperatures have led to reduced snowfall across the Alps
With just a week to go before Christmas, only around 40 of France’s 200 ski resorts are open to the public. Warm temperatures throughout the Alps and a lack of consistent snowfall are the reasons behind the slow start to the season.Read more … Lack of snowfall threatens Alpine Christmas skiing
Monaco: The flagship Monaco hotel is at the start of an extensive four-year redevelopment project
Monaco’s Hôtel de Paris has reopened after two months of full closure. Only a fraction of the rooms will be available to the public for the moment, as ongoing preparatory works are still underway ahead of the first major phase of redevelopment works. Read more … Hotel de Paris partially reopens
The Riviera’s exciting new publication the RT Magazine will be released in January 2015! Produced by the professional team of journalists behind The Riviera Times, the new magazine will enable readers to see more, do more and know more!
Read more … The Riviera Times gets a makeover!
Provence & Côte d'Azur: The monkey had been abused by local youths and fed on a diet of kinder chocolate
A monkey which has been terrorising the Castellane district of Marseille for the past three weeks was apprehended on Tuesday by police using taser guns. The animal had previously raided a school and scratched a number of children.Read more … Aggressive monkey runs riot in Marseille
Provence & Côte d'Azur: The new treatment could prevent both the spread and growth of cancers
A team of Niçois scientists led by Dr. Nicole and Dr. Kay-Dietrich Wagner has revealed a ground-breaking discovery in the fight against cancer. Their research targets a specific gene as a way to both prevent cancerous tumors from growing and stop the rapid spread of the disease throughout the body.Read more … Groundbreaking discovery by Niçois cancer research team
Provence & Côte d'Azur: New ten-year project announced to develop 200 disadvantaged areas across France
16 areas in the Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur are set to benefit from a 20 billion euro renovation project. Around 300,000 jobs will be created in addition to the advancement of economic development and social cohesion. Read more … New national funding for disadvantaged areas