Recent Articles

  • In Competition

    18 films with a global outlook: the 2018 Competition selection (the potential winners of the Palme d’Or) includes directors from around the world yet has incurred some criticism for its lack of gender diversity.

  • Prince Albert & friends prepare for Saint Tropez-Monaco charity ride

    This coming Sunday, Prince Albert II of Monaco will be one of many famous faces participating in the annual 140km Champagne & Oyster Cycling Club charity bike ride from Saint Tropez to Monaco. The event raises funds and awareness for the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation.

  • David Syre exhibition in Nice

    From tomorrow (and until 19th May), the Vendôme Gallery in Nice is welcoming American artist David Syre for his first ever exhibition in Europe.

  • Riviera Lifeline: helping retired Anglophones across the region

    Warm weather, brilliant sunshine and the aroma of wisteria welcomed the local Anglo community to the Grange in Mouans-Sartoux for the launch of Riviera Lifeline on 27th April, and as guests enjoyed generous hors d’oeuvres and free-flowing refreshments, president of the organisation Deborah Corley spoke about its mission. 

  • Fête des Roses at the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

    Within one of the most splendid gardens on the French Riviera, rediscover the beauty of one of nature’s most emblematic flowers: the rose.

  • Inside Job: an interview with filmmaker Matt Nagin

    Ahead of the upcoming Festival de Film in Cannes (8th to 19th May), Riviera Insider chats to New York City-based filmmaker and comedian Matt Nagin whose recent production, Inside Job, has been nominated for three awards at next week’s Nice International Film Festival (5th to 12th May)!

  • Charles & Camilla on the Côte d’Azur

    Between 7th and 9th May, Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla Parker Bowles, will be on an official visit to the French Riviera, beginning in Nice and the Promenade des Anglais in order to commemorate those affected by the July 2016 terror attack before attending a reception to celebrate the ‘longstanding links between Nice and the UK, including the fact that Her Majesty Queen Victoria regularly visited the city throughout her lifetime’.

  • All about ETIAS: the future of travel in Europe

    Ever since the fateful vote in June 2016, questions have been asked about how Brexit will impact British citizens travelling to Europe. Now the European Commission has revealed the likely future: citizens will have to apply for special travel authorisation via the ETIAS (European Travel Information & Authorisation System) scheme.