Recent Articles

  • Riviera world premiere at MIPTV

    Who needs the drama of Hollywood when there’s the French Riviera! In a new 10-part series from Sky Atlantic, the dark side of the Côte d’Azur raises its head in a luxuriously-set thriller by Academy Award-winning writer Neil Jordan. The world premiere is to be screened on 3rd April at MIPTV in Cannes' Palais des Festivals: the world’s most established global distribution market and leading TV and online content development event. 

  • Monaco Yacht Show 2017

    With seven months to go and counting down, the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show will be here before we know it! The organisers of the world’s greatest superyachting event have just released the new look for the show, which will be taking place in Port Hercules from 27th to 30th September. 

  • Pink Ribbon Walk

    On Sunday 12th March, the fifth annual Pink Ribbon Walk will take place in Monaco. Supporting breast cancer victims and raising awareness on the methods of early breast cancer detection are at the centre of the association’s work, and the walk will involve hundreds of women, men and children dressed in the signature pink t-shirts.

  • New gondola to summit of Toulon's Mont Faron

    The cable car to the top of 600-metre high Mont Faron in Toulon has received a mechanical and ecological upgrade. Re-adapted to be better suit the needs of elderly and disabled passengers hoping to soak up the glorious views of the Var and the Mediterranean, the new cabins set off on their 10-minute maiden voyages earlier this year. 

  • Nice to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup?

    The French Federation of Rugby (FFR) and their president Bernard Laporte have relaunched France’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Nice has thrown its name into the hat as a host city, among 15 others across the country.

  • Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters: so much more than just tennis

    Monaco’s international tennis tournament has long been more than just a sporting event. It is an event for the whole family in one of the most spectacular settings in the south of France - even on the global tennis circuit, no stadium or court can compete with the Monte-Carlo Country Club. From 15th to 23rd April, it will be the stage for matches between the best players in the world as the likes of  Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal head to the principality for the year’s first clay court matches. 

  • Valentine’s Day on the Côte d’Azur

    The French love Valentine’s Day in the south of France! Both Cannes and Nice feature on the 2017 list of Top 10 destinations for Valentine’s Day according to research conducted by the hotel comparison website trivago.fr. 

  • Fierce winds for the French Riviera

    The Côte d’Azur is on yellow alert today due to the 90km/h winds expected right along the coast. The Var and the stretch between Antibes to Cannes will be most affected.

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