Recent Articles

  • American Club of the Riviera annual gala

    American Club of the Riviera Annual Gala


    The American Club of the Riviera's annual gala was held on Wednesday, 12 September at the Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat.

  • 2018 Business Person of the Year nominations open

    2018 Business Person of the year awardThe Riviera Business Club has officially opened nominations for their Business Person of the Year award. Each year, a panel of judges chooses from a list of nominees the most successful and/or influential business person and Start-up of the year. Any individual who currently resides in the PACA Region OR the Principality of Monaco is eligible to nominate a Company of his or her choice.

  • Christo Saint Tropez

    Christo and Jeanne-Claude the London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde ParkSaint Tropez welcomed a new high-end art address to its main square this summer with the launch of the Fondation Linda & Guy Pieters in the Place des Lices. The inaugural exhibition is in homage to the work of celebrated artist Christo and his magnificent Mastaba project.

  • Monaco on the world stage

    Guillaume Rose

    Changing perceptions & challenging preconceptions. Guillaume Rose has been put in charge of a task force to capitalise and build on Monaco’s international image. We interviewed him on his plans for introducing the world to the Principality.


  • Operation Christmas Child - An appeal for support

    Riviera Christmas ChildThe 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.

  • Beausoleil inaugurates new escalators

    New escalator in Beausoleil. Photo: Ville de BeausoleilResidents of Beausoleil now have a quicker and easier way up the steep streets. Two new escalators were inaugurated on Friday evening.

  • West Nile Virus strikes the Cote d'Azur

    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.

  • How Sophia Antipolis is becoming a hub for tomorrow’s automotive industry

    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.