Provence & Côte d'Azur:Christian Estrosi has welcomed progress made at Nice airport
Christian Estrosi, President of the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, Mayor of Nice and President of the Metropolis Nice Côte d'Azur has welcomed new flight connections linking Nice with new international hubs, but says more should be done to make Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport more competitive. Read more … Nice airport opens up to new flight routes
Provence & Côte d'Azur: A carnival quite like no other...
The 27th Carneval Independent Saint Roch will take place this Sunday (7 February) from noon. This is truly a unique carnival, not to be missed, which involves lots of food and drink as well as dressing up, riding 'chariots' and throwing flour.Read more … Independent Carnival of Saint Roch
Provence & Côte d'Azur: The property was the chief filming location for Grace Kelly movie, “To Catch a Thief”
The stunning Castle of la Croix des Gardes is being put on the market after 56 years by the owner of Perrier for $53.5million. It was built in 1919 in the Quartier des Anglais in the Bay of Cannes. Read more … Hitchcock mansion for sale for over $53.5million
Monaco: Mecaplast was founded in the Principality in 1955
Mecaplast Group, a leading European automotive equipment manufacturer, has joined forces with the investment company, Equistone Partners Europe. Equistone is now the majority shareholder alongside Thierry Manni (Chairman of the Board), Bpifrance and Mecaplast Group’s management team. Read more … Mecaplast Group welcomes investment from Equistone
Provence & Côte d'Azur: Cheerleaders, beer, soda and All You Can Eat!
The American Football Championship Final takes place this Sunday (7 February) and if you don't want to miss out while you're on the Riviera, it’ll be available to watch from 10.30pm at Hard Rock Café in Nice until the end of play. It will mark the third consecutive year that the Hard Rock Café has shown the most publicized sporting event of the year, live from the U.S.
Read more … American Football finals at Hard Rock Cafe
Provence & Côte d'Azur: Mad Max creator will preside over world famous festival
During last year’s festival 'Mad Max: Fury Road' blazed across the screens. It was shown Out of Competition in the Official Selection which caused fans of the franchise to rejoice as it showed the return of both the films’ main hero, Max Rockatansky, and the man who created him. Read more … George Miller to preside over 69th Cannes Film Festival
Provence & Côte d'Azur: British film star's French Riviera advert
The locations featured in the new Lexus advert might seem a bit familiar to anyone who knows the French Riviera…Jude Law, perhaps best known for his roles in Sherlock Holmes, Gattaca and The Holiday, stars in the ‘Live the Life - Lexus RX’ ad, which features some of the Côte d’Azur’s most glamorous spots. Read more … Take a spin in Jude Law's car...
Enter your name into our prize draw and you could win a pair of tickets to Nice Carnival - one of the biggest carnivals in the world! It's one of the largest winter events on the Riviera. Read more … Win tickets to Nice Carnival!
Provence & Côte d'Azur: Two restaurants in Nice received Michelin stars
The latest edition of the Michelin guide has revealed which restaurants and hotels have recieved and lost stars this year. Among those to gain a star are two retsaurants here in the French Riviera.
Read more … Michelin guide's new awards
Provence & Côte d'Azur: Expect more delays after 8pm...
SNCF has announced a train strike in the Alpes-Maritimes and the Var which will commence at 8pm tonight (Monday) and continue until 8am on Wednesday (3 February). It follows severe disruptions this morning due to a technical error on the line just outside of Monaco. Read more … SNCF strike planned tonight, following morning of delays
Provence & Côte d'Azur: Animal rights activists' shocking demonstration
On Sunday (31 January), over 100 animal rights activists from Collectif ILA took to the streets of Nice to march against the consumption of meat. They marched to Place Massena, chanting and brandishing gruesome posters that depicted animals being slaughtered. They dared the public to watch as they acted out as animals being killed by a sadistic “butcher”. Read more … Vegan protest in Nice