Independence Day celebration in Villefranche sur Mer

The more the merrier! Hundreds are expected to gather in Villefranche sur Mer for 4th July and celebrate America’s stars and stripes landmark holiday.Read more

Club Vivanova: Family of Hounds gin tasting

On Tuesday 27th June, the founder of the established fine spirits house Family of Hounds, Andrea Frigerio, will join Club Vivanova for a rare tasting opportunity at Wine Palace Monte Carlo.Read more

Handiplages of Nice

Each summer, Nice hopes to improve the daily lives and experience of more than 32,000 disabled people with two fully equipped beaches. Since 15th June to 3rd September, beaches located on opposite ends of the Promenade des Anglais will provide easier access to the beautiful waters of the Mediterranean Sea.Read more

Celebrating the Fête de la Musique across the Côte d’Azur

If you still don’t know where to go for the Fête de la Musique, here are a few recommendations of great places to check out this evening!Read more

Fête de la Musique in Cannes

The arrival of the summer solstice wouldn’t be as sensational without France’s annual Fête de la Musique celebration. From the market square of La Bocca to the Place de l'Etang, the Noailles media library, the Moulin de Forville au Suquet, Quartier de la République and the Port Canto, all genres will take the stage in locations across the city as Cannes hosts a series of music events and live performances on 21st June.Read more

Marseille and Cannes ranked among the Top 100 Europe beach destinations

The cities of Marseille and Cannes have ranked 9th and 10th respectively among Europe’s finest beach destinations in a recent poll by online travel platform GoEuro. Read more

Navette Maritime Esterel: it’s quicker by boat

This summer, skip the long car rides and visit the Esterel coastline by boat!Read more

Results of the French parliamentary elections

Six out of nine districts in the Alpes-Maritimes have voted in a left-wing Les Republicains candidate in the second round of France’s parliamentary elections. In the remaining three districts (called circonscriptions in French) candidates from new president Emmanuel Macron’s beat back opposition from the Front National. For the Var, just two out of eight districts supported Les Républicains’ MPs while five seats went to En Marche candidates and the final district going to a Mouvement Démocrate - La République en Marche politician. Read more

Purebred Arabian Horse Championship in Menton

The annual purebred Arabian horse ‘Best in Show’ competition will take place Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd July in Menton. Arabian horses are a distinct and popular breed of horses – recognisable for their strikingly chiselled head, gracefully arched neck and high tail carriage. Originally bred in the Arabian Peninsula in 1500BC, this breed is one of the oldest in the world.Read more

Electoral victory for Macron in the Alpes-Maritimes

Defying all mainstream expectations, new French president Emmanuel Macron’s political party La République En Marche has dominated in France’s parliamentary elections, the first round of which was held on Sunday 11th June. Read more