Recent Articles

  • Update on Castagniers fire

    On Monday afternoon, a fire broke out in the Castagniers area to the north of Nice. In total, 120 hectares of forest have been raised to the ground as 450 firefighters tackled the flames well into the night.

  • Language learning with confidence

    At IS Aix-en-Provence, the teachers focus on providing students with the necessary tools and expertise to go out and use their new language confidently in everyday life. Riviera Insider speaks to school director Anna Diaz to find out more.

  • Know your limits: an interview with Antibes' tourism director

    Philippe Baute has headed Antibes’ tourism office since 1999, but after almost two decades in the same job, his enthusiasm for his work, profession and city only seems to have grown. It is, he says, his greatest happiness.

  • A summer in Monaco: from Impressionism to modern art

    From 17th July to 1st September, Monaco will showcase an exclusive selection of Impressionist and modern art masterpieces in the newly opened venue of the Moretti Gallery. The establishment has collaborated with the art specialists, the Simon Dickinson Gallery in London, to present the A Summer in Monaco: From Impressionism to Modern Art.

  • Summer with Club Vivanova

    Bradley Mitton, the driven and dynamic founder of Club Vivanova, runs luxury wine events at five-star locations spanning across continental Europe. During the summer, Club Vivanova concentrates their events in the south of France and Monaco, where the rich and famous celebrate in style. Over a glass of his New Zealand Sliding Hill Sauvignon Blanc, Bradley tells us why this is going to be the sexiest summer ever.

  • Marineland to appeal against Ségolène Royal breeding ban

    Last week, the largest theme park in Europe – Antibes’ Marineland – announced that it is to appeal to the French State Council against former Minister of the Environment Ségolène Royal’s historical decree that recently banned the breeding of captive dolphins and killer whales in France.

  • IRONMAN of Nice on 23rd July

    The much-anticipated IRONMAN triathlon will attract some of the greatest athletes in the world and hundreds of sport enthusiasts to the Promenade des Anglais on 23rd July for one of the Côte d’Azur’s leading summer sporting events.

  • Club Vivanova: 2018 luxury lifestyle gourmet charity gala dinner

    Club Vivanova is planning well ahead! On Saturday 10th March 2018, the networking club will host its famous luxury lifestyle gourmet charity gala dinner at one of Monaco’s leading luxury hotels – the Fairmont Monte Carlo. A portion of the funds raised will be donated to the Fondation Prince Albert II.