11 posts tagged riviera
The Cours Saleya is a popular flower market in the Old Town of Nice in the French Riviera. The market offers a variety of produce, sweet treats and beautiful scenery. You can also get souvenirs for your trip here!
These are typical villas in Nice, usually small and surrounded by narrow streets. Nice is one of the most popular cities in France and it is located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.This city offers endless shops and famous attractions for visitors!
The Promenade des Anglais is a walkway along the beautiful waterfront in Nice. Besides the amazing view of the ocean, there are a variety of things that will keep you busy here. The Promenade has their annual Carnival and the Battle of Flowers for your entertainment!
These are typical buildings in Vieux Nice modeling their Neo-classical architecture. This town is home to many historical and beautiful buildings. They also offer visitors plenty of services such as restaurants, cafes and pubs!
The beaches around Le Cannet may very well be packed in summer due to the proximity of Cannes. So if you choose to pick a holiday that is not during summer, you will have the beautiful and sunny beaches to yourself. But remember that you might come across some celebrities, especially during the Cannes Film Festival in May or in the summer, so now it’s your call. The picture says it, the beaches are waiting for you.
To introduce Cannes, you have to start with one of the most famous festivals in the world: the Cannes Film Festival on May 16-27 with its vast array of celebrities. And just a few weeks later comes the Cannes International Festival of Creativity, awarding the best cutting-edge advertising. So put that name on your vacation checklist and follow the link to the article to make it real!
You may see Nice as a tourist resort on the French Riviera, with packed beaches drenched in sunlight. Well you may be surprised to learn that the city also houses 13 museums covering all sorts of topics, which assure you some quality time outside of the numerous leisure possibilities. Amongst others, the Matisse Museum displays an extensive collection of the artist’s work, the Museum of Modern Art and Contemporary Art with its remarkable architecture and regular exhibits, or the Museum of Fine Arts going from 17th to early 20th century sublime pieces. Get pumped up on information by following the link.
The city of Toulon may not have the international reach of Nice or St Tropez on the French Riviera, but it would unfair not to give it a try. Its charming historic center is full of little plazas and displays some lovely Provence features such as its centuries-old market. Toulon is also home to the second opera ever built in France and boasts a strong young community with many opportunities to get entertained. So after seeing this beautiful photo, if you want to learn more just follow the link.
As you can spot from this picture, Menton is the kind of place you would not forget. Close to the French-Italian border, this great holiday destination offers a combination of Italian architecture and French cuisine. Tenderly nicknamed “The Pearl of France”, its beaches, its harbor and its surroundings definitely single it out from other places. So if you want the best of two major touristic nations such as France and Italy, check out this article about the remarkable things that really hooked the writer during his visit.
Le Cannet - South of France on Flickr.
A beautiful seaside view from a backyard in Le Cannet, on the French Riviera. The water looks very clear and refreshing!
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Here is a beautiful photo taken in Le Cannet on the French Riviera…
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