The last two weeks of June brought a shocking heatwave across Europe. In France, many cities broke records with the highest recorded temperature in history. After red alerts in the last week of June, the end is in sight. The alert has been downgraded to orange for the Alpes-Maritimes with an expected end to the "canicule" Tuesday night, 2 July.
Artist Stefan Szczesny has conquered the village of Les Baux-de-Provence has been taken over with many and varied pieces of art. Stefan Szczesny, a Munich-born cosmopolitan artist who has lived in Saint Tropez for years, has come to make the village a stage for a quantitatively and qualitatively impressive art show.
Some of the world's greatest tennis legends come to St Tropez for a friendly and fun tournament in a gorgeous setting. Riviera Insider has a few pairs of tickets for lucky winners to attend the Classic Tennis Tour on Saturday, 20 July. Read more for details.
Today, 17 June is the start of Cannes Lions, considered the 'Oscars' of the advertising and marketing world. One of the biggest and most important festivals of the year, the city is deck-out in bright colours and filled with badge-wearing delegates. The Croisette is lined with stages for the coolest companies like Facebook, Google, Spotify, Pinterest and so many more.
Do you enjoy the productions at the Nice Opera? Have you ever wondered how they get all those sets and costumes? Well, they are made here locally in Nice! Stage designs are built by expert carpenters, costumes are tailored, backdrops are painted and the actors and dancers have to rehearse for months. The "Diacosmie" is the gigantic workshop in west Nice where it all takes place under one roof. We are inviting a small group of subscribers to a guided tour followed by a cocktail!
Set in one of the Côte d’Azur’s most beautiful golf resorts, a small and pretty residential complex with twelve apartments is currently under construction in the immediate vicinity of the clubhouse, golf course, and spa facilities.
Royalty and billionaires will once again meet in Monte Carlo for the 9th Global Family Office Summit next week from 18-20 June. Riviera Insider discovers how Anthony Ritossa, the summit’s founder is revitalizing the myth of the French Riviera as a hub and a hideaway of the rich, royal and powerful.
The highly successful Italian drug rehab centre San Patrignano, well-known throughout Europe, visits Monaco for a charity event that combines culinary pleasure and social commitment. In association with Monaco Italia Hub, funds raised will support the organisation's work. Tickets available for the charity dinner.