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

Cannes Yachting Festival

Cannes’ Vieux Port and the Port Pierre Canto will lend their sites to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Cannes Yachting Festival between 12th and 17th September as more than 600 luxury vessels go on display.Read more

Harley Davidson Club Monaco celebrates 25 years

Under the high patronage of Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Harley Davidson Club Monaco (the only of its kind in the world) will celebrate their 25th birthday on the Darse-Nord of Port Hercule on 19th August.Read more

A night for shooting stars this weekend

As Saturday turns to Sunday, cast your eye away to the sky and you may see between 50 and 100 shooting stars.Read more

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