Jazz à Juan

Since 1960, this iconic festival has been a pillar of expression for the jazz industry of yesteryear and today. Created in homage to Sidney Bechet, who loved Antibes and its stimulating setting, the festival continues to bring in the great names in jazz as well as many contemporary and legendary artists.Read more

Nice: one year on

On 14th July 2016, 86 people lost their lives and many hundreds more were seriously injured in an incomprehensible terrorist attack on the Promenade des Anglais. Despite this, one year on, the city and its residents have proved beyond doubt that Nice is still ‘standing proud and alive’.Read more

Expat focus: Anna Fill

Riviera Insider catches up with the region’s very own Riviera woman: Anna Fill, a former DJ and presenter living just over the Italian border.Read more

La piscine: let’s take a dip

Whether for the clear blue skies or the ceruleanwaters of the Mediterranean, it’s not without reason that this part of the world is called the Côte d’Azur. But if you’ve tired of the sand and saltof the beaches, grab your towel and head to one ofthese stunning swimming pools. After you!Read more

Club Vivanova: on top of the world at the Chèvre d’Or

On 20th July, join Club Vivanova for a sensational rosé wine party at one of the finest dining establishments of the French Riviera, the Château de la Chèvre d’Or.Read more

Traffic measures for 14th July in Nice

With large-scale commemorations planned in memory of the victims of last year’s terror attack, local authorities in Nice are warning residents and visitors of traffic modifications, road closures and parking restrictions within and around the city at the end of this week.  Read more

Summer sales have arrived!

Last Wednesday marked the start of the awaited six-week summer sales in the Alpes-Maritime department.Read more

Voisins Voices: British embassy launches newsletter for expats in France

Voisins Voices, a quarterly newsletter for British expats living in France, was launched by the British Embassy in Paris earlier this year. The online publication was created in response to feedback from the British community requesting better communication of activities and issues that may affect them.Read more

The Ligne Nouvelle Provence-Côte d’Azur

Over 150 years after the current railway was laid, the region could be about to sign off on plans for a brand new track.Read more

Seborga re-elects its prince: Riviera insider chats with first lady Nina Menegatto

Winning the trust of the people for the second time, at the end of April this year, 129 of 325 inhabitants voted for 38-year old contractor Marcello Menegatto, officially known as Marcello I. 42 votes went to his only opponent, English journalist and radio DJ Mark Dezzani.Read more

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