Racing in the principality dates back the reign of Prince Louis II, who authorised an event in 1929. The current track harks back to 1950 and, since 1955, Monaco has been a regular and ever-popular fixture on the FIA calendar. There have been barely any alterations to the course in almost 70 years.
At the action-oriented language centre CeFoLiAc, founded in 2010 by a German and an Italian, students are fully immersed into French life and language.
Only a few decades ago, the Finalborgo neighbourhood was considered run-down, dark, dirty and even dangerous. Today, the historic centre is known as one of Liguria’s most beautiful villages and has won the I Più Bei Borghi d’Italia award. This incredible redevelopment is in large part thanks to visionaries who recognised the potential of the heritage and unique landscape of Finale Ligure as well as its capacity to move beyond beach-limited, summer-only tourism. European Union funds did the rest.
At the start of the year, real estate giant Coldwell Banker released the findings of a US poll. 77% of participants stated they would prefer to take a virtual reality tour of a property before viewing it in person. In the luxury sector, where transactions are often done on a global scale, VR is becoming an attractive tool for buyers and agents alike.
Riviera Insider meets Lin Wolff, the owner of the English Book Centre in Valbonne.
Rich in life, but delicate in balance: coral reefs cover just 0.2% of our oceans yet support 30% of all marine species known to date. They are also increasingly under threat. If the natural can’t survive, could science and technology provide a solution?
According to Cannes’ TripAdvisor, the city has some 660 restaurants, which can sometimes make the challenge of deciding where to eat somewhat difficult. The solution? The old town of Le Cannet, a picturesque and secret suburb five minutes from Cannes. It’s a hidden gourmet gem.
With a total of 64 environmental Blue Flags, the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) has crowned Liguria the King of Clean Beaches in Italy. Since 1987, the famous beach have been hoisted on beaches where certain environmental and eco-friendly as well as waste management and public safety conditions have been met. The campaign covers beaches, marinas and lakes.