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On Sunday 12th March, the fifth annual Pink Ribbon Walk will take place in Monaco. Supporting breast cancer victims and raising awareness on the methods of early breast cancer detection are at the centre of the association’s work, and the walk will involve hundreds of women, men and children dressed in the signature pink t-shirts.
The cable car to the top of 600-metre high Mont Faron in Toulon has received a mechanical and ecological upgrade. Re-adapted to be better suit the needs of elderly and disabled passengers hoping to soak up the glorious views of the Var and the Mediterranean, the new cabins set off on their 10-minute maiden voyages earlier this year.
The French Federation of Rugby (FFR) and their president Bernard Laporte have relaunched France’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Nice has thrown its name into the hat as a host city, among 15 others across the country.
Monaco’s international tennis tournament has long been more than just a sporting event. It is an event for the whole family in one of the most spectacular settings in the south of France - even on the global tennis circuit, no stadium or court can compete with the Monte-Carlo Country Club. From 15th to 23rd April, it will be the stage for matches between the best players in the world as the likes of Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal head to the principality for the year’s first clay court matches.
The French love Valentine’s Day in the south of France! Both Cannes and Nice feature on the 2017 list of Top 10 destinations for Valentine’s Day according to research conducted by the hotel comparison website trivago.fr.
The Côte d’Azur is on yellow alert today due to the 90km/h winds expected right along the coast. The Var and the stretch between Antibes to Cannes will be most affected.
The 2017 carnival begins in Nice tomorrow and runs until 25th February. Nice’s carnival is one of the biggest carnivals in the world, now in its 133rd year and it attracts almost a million spectators annually. 240,000 tickets have already been sold with six million euros going in to the creation of the festival.
Monaco’s annual Printemps des Arts festival is due to begin on Friday 17th March and will run for three weeks until Sunday 8thApril. The festival, now in its 33rd year, is mainly dedicated to music, classical music in particular.