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Meet Riviera Insider

For almost 15 years, Riviera Insider has been bringing its readers the latest news, features and trends from across the Côte d’Azur and Italian Riviera. From human interest stories and expat profiles to coverage of high profile events, hotly tipped restaurants, artistic and cultural endeavours, and business and finance developments in the region, our ethos is simple: see more, do more, know more.

The 84-page Riviera Insider magazine is published every two months and is produced by a team of native English-speaking journalists. We update our website daily with news from across the south of France and Liguria, and have recently launched our own mobile App, allowing readers to stay up-to-date with the latest stories wherever they are in the world.

But hearing from our readers and helping them wherever we can has been a core part of the magazine since our inception in 2002. If you have an event or interesting story that you think we should be talking about, please reach out to us via our Facebook page ( or on email to You can also contact editor Elsa Carpenter by emailing

Join us today and get the most out of the Riviera by becoming a subscriber to our mailing list, heading online to visit our website and social media pages, and by downloading our App.


Riviera Insider was formerly known as The Riviera Times.