Bord de Mer given new name

Known among many in the area as simply the Bord de Mer, the coastal road that links Antibes to Cagnes-sur-Mer via Villeneuve-Loubet (formerly called Route du Bord de Mer) has been given a new name: Boulevard des Italians.Read more

Pamela Anderson protests against sea animal’s captivity outside of Marineland

Just last week, Baywatch’s former bombshell, Pamela Anderson, raised a sign reading ‘Captivity kills. Close Marineland’ outside of Europe’s famous water amusement park in Antibes.

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RIP to Mireille Darc

On Monday 28th August, France mourned the passing of the iconic actress of the 1970s, Mireille Darc, at the age of 79. Born as Mireille Aigroz on 15th May 1938, she had chosen her pseudonym in reference to Joan of Arc. The actress embodied a new wave of femininity, offering a fresher look to the face of the independent woman.Read more

Heightened security at the Port of Nice burdens locals and tourism

The port of Nice has reinforced its security measures for all vehicles embarking on the ferries heading to Corsica. As a result, residents and local businesses have been confronted with more traffic jams, noise and pollution.Read more

Palais Nikaia: fall concert programme

The Palais Nikaïa in Nice promises to heat up your autumn with a range of unique shows that can already be reserved without delay!Read more

Antibes Braderie Festival returns for its 7th edition

The Antibes Street Festival is known as the final event before ‘la rentrée’, the day the children go back to school after the summer holidays. The Antibes Coeur d’Azur tradesman association organises its traditional end-of-summer event for three full days on 24th, 25th and 26th of August this year. Locals and tourists alike benefit from exceptional discounts and offers before the start of the school year.Read more

Update: Luceram fire

Over the weekend, a fire broke out in the town of Lucéram, about 25 km north of Nice, and continued to blaze for three days. In total, nearly 150 hectares of land were destroyed.Read more

President Macron files a complaint against photographer over holiday pictures

French President Emmanuel Macron has filed a legal complaint against a photographer who allegedly trespassed on the property he was holidaying in with wife Brigitte. Macron has accused the offender of ‘harassment and attempted invasion of privacy’. The photographer has reportedly dismissed the accusation and says that the villa's security personnel behaved aggressively towards him.Read more

San Remo Jazz Festival

The jazz season never seems to end in Southern Europe. After the acclaimed festivals of Nice and Juan-les-Pins, the UnoJazz festival of San Remo returns for its third edition from 16th to 19th August. Read more

Tiger mosquito prevention in the Var department

With the Chikungunya disease already confirmed in more than 60 countries of the world, public authorities of the Var department have identified the first case in the region. It is the only case reported here to date and no imported case of Chikungunya has been confirmed.Read more

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