The French Riviera branch of Operation Christmas Child, an initiative started in 1990 by non-profit organisation Samaritan’s Purse, is calling on the support of Riviera Insider readers for its 2018 push. Since the project began, it has sent over 146 million shoeboxes filled with gifts to vulnerable and disadvantaged children in 150 countries around the world.
Residents of Beausoleil now have a quicker and easier way up the steep streets. Two new escalators were inaugurated on Friday evening.
Since 7 July, eleven cases of West Nile virus have been reported to the Alpes Maritimes regional health agency (ARS). These are worrisome numbers considering the virus is spread easily by mosquitos.
From the modern giants of Google and Tesla to the well-established powerhouse brands like Mercedes, Volkswagen and Audi, it seems as though every car company around today wants in on automation. The smart or self-driving vehicle is no longer a sci-fi concept, but a reality, with tests ongoing throughout Europe and the wider world.
2018 marks the 90th anniversary of the birth of Nice-born artist Yves Klein, one of the region’s favourite and most famous sons. In an interview with Alexandre Devals, the Venet Foundation’s director and curator of its current Klein exhibition Pigment Pur, Riviera Insider learns more about the venerated colour visionary and creator of a timeless deep blue hue.
An institution in the principality since its founding in 1953, the Yacht Club de Monaco (YCM) unites over 2,000 prestigious members of 66 nationalities in their love of sailing and the ocean.
When temperatures on the coast and in the cities soar, we can always find freshness in the lower Alps. For communities like Caille, however, changes in the climate are making the step from winter destination to summer something much more permanent.
Any golfer passing along the A8 motorway should know – and make a stop at – Saint Endréol. It’s been described as one of France’s flagship courses and was designed by Michel Gayon, who is responsible for dozens of excellent sites developed in the last 30 years.