Corsica: escape the continent

When an allusion of the weather allowed us to see the blue silhouettes of Cap Corse in the early winter, it seemed as though the island was within touching distance. Its dramatic natural geography, however, stands it worlds apart. Read more

A place called Mountain

As we approach the village from the south, it appears out of a cloudy haze that has followed us from the coast. The 17th century fort, which was built by Louis de Lombard on foundations laid down 800 years earlier, and the church steeple mark Gourdon’s highest points. They give this feudal village a sense of majesty and dominance over the rocky prospect.Read more

Between sky & sea

There’s hardly anywhere in the French Riviera as inviting during the winter months as Théoule-sur-Mer, where deep red rock framed by sky and sea echoes memories of warm summer sunlight.Read more

Club Vivanova’s 2018 Luxury Lifestyle Gala

Join Club Vivanova for the benefit of the Foundation of Prince Albert II of Monaco, Chances for Children and TAF The Animal Fund in the presence of over 400 VIP partners, club members and friends (including an eclectic group of ambassadors and distinguished international business leaders) for a black-tie charity gourmet gala dinner with fashion and musical entertainment at the five-star Fairmont Monte Carlo on Saturday 10th March 2018.Read more

Toulon Airport announces Geneva link

When summer arrives, will you be heading for the beach or the freshness of the mountains? If it’s the latter, you’ll be happy to hear that, for the first time, Aéroport Toulon Hyères will be operating bi-weekly SWISS flights between the Var and Geneva from June to September (in addition to the current weekly Air France flight).Read more

'Tis the season at the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

The magical setting of the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild becomes a winter wonderland this festive season with the 'Tis the Season: Diva Opera’s Christmas Show on Saturday 16th December.Read more

Cannes voted Best Destination of 2017

Cannes has been voted as the Best Destination of 2017 by the Luxury Travel Guide during the Global Awards, which were hosted by the World Travel Market earlier this month in London.Read more

The Côte d’Azur Golf Pass

Whether in the magnificent rural setting of the five-star Terre Blanche resort or the luxury of Royal Mougins Golf & Spa, the French Riviera has an exceptional range of golfing destinations that are just waiting to be discovered through the newly launched Pass Côte d'Azur Golfs. Some 20 sites have joined the initiative, which offers keen golfers up to two weeks of the sport for one complete fee.Read more

Nice ranked 15th most welcoming city in the world

The city of Nice has been ranked as the 15th most welcoming tourism destination in the world in a recent study by TravelBird, beating all other French cities in ranking as well as the Principality of Monaco, which came just outside of the Top 50 at 52.Read more

Chateau d'Estoublon: a diamond in Provence

Valérie Reboul-Schneider’s life was already mapped out. With her father, Ernest Schneider, as chairman of the Breitling board of directors, she could easily have slipped into a role at this famous watch company, but destiny had other plans. Today, with her husband Rémy, against the magnificent backdrop of the Alpilles, they produce quality wine and pure olive oil to the strictest organic standards. Read more

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