Recent Articles

  • Spa specialists: an interview with LV Riviera Spa

    Duo Lionel Vinciguerra and Mike Blackmann are a young and dynamic team. in just four years, they have come to manage some of the French riviera’s most prestigious spas such as Èze’s iconic Chèvre d’Or and the Five Seas in Cannes – their first project.

  • The Blue Flag beaches of Liguria

    Not only are the beaches of the Italian Riviera blessed with incomparable beauty, but they're also clean and environmentally-friendly. This year, 163 coastal towns around Italy were awarded the Blue Flag Beach eco-label, with the region of Liguria and the Italian Riviera represented by 27 award-winning locations.

  • An infallible nose

    Dior: it’s a name that everyone knows, even 60 years after the death of its founder. Dior perfumes still sit among some of the world’s most expensive bottles; its breathy advertising is legendary. But did you know that this designer extraordinaire has close ties to Grasse and its surroundings?

  • Bradley Mitton

    It’s more than just a club; it has become a community. at the heart of this growing dynamic is Bradley Mitton, who chats to Riviera Insider about his successful concept and global career in gastronomy.

  • Helmut Newton exhibition inaugurates Musée de La Photographie Charles Nègre

    “I still believe that the perfect fashion photograph is a photograph that does not look like a fashion photograph. It’s a photograph that looks like something out of a movie, like a portrait, maybe a souvenir shot, maybe a paparazzi shot, anything but a fashion photograph”: Helmut Newton

  • Les Heures Musicales de Biot

    An intimate classical music festival of international standing, Les Heures Musicales de Biot returns from 17th May to 20th June under the wise guidance of artistic director Liliane Valsecchi. As the life blood of the festival – now in its 34th year – Valsecchi has invited an impressive list of musicians and performers to the hilltop village’s Église Sainte Marie-Madeleine.

  • Cannes Series: New TV event for 2018

    After months of rumours, it is now official: in April 2018, Cannes will host an international festival for TV and web series.

  • Win tickets to Amber Lounge

    Riviera Insider is giving away four VIP passes for the Amber Lounge U*NITE event on Friday 26th May and six VIP passes for Saturday 27th May’s EXTRAVAGANZA party.