Discreet insights into Pigozzi's famous pool parties in Antibes

The multimillion-dollar jet setter, businessman, art collector and philanthropist Jean Pigozzi has been throwing unforgettable pool parties at his villa in the south of France during the Cannes Film Festival for years. Guests like Sharon Stone, Woody Allen, Tony Bennett, and Jane Fonda have all graced his Villa Dorane on the Cap d’Antibes with their presence — forever immortalised by Pigozzi's camera. Read more

Orchestra of Saint Petersburg performs in Nice

On 10th September, the Orchestra of Saint Petersburg will make an appearance at the Opera of Nice, led by Italian conductor Fabio Mastrangelo.Read more

Nice’s oldest woman dies at 110

Yesterday, Mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi announced the death of the city’s oldest female resident, Fernande Bataille.Read more

Bord de Mer given new name

Known among many in the area as simply the Bord de Mer, the coastal road that links Antibes to Cagnes-sur-Mer via Villeneuve-Loubet (formerly called Route du Bord de Mer) has been given a new name: Boulevard des Italians.Read more

Pamela Anderson protests against sea animal’s captivity outside of Marineland

Just last week, Baywatch’s former bombshell, Pamela Anderson, raised a sign reading ‘Captivity kills. Close Marineland’ outside of Europe’s famous water amusement park in Antibes.

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RIP to Mireille Darc

On Monday 28th August, France mourned the passing of the iconic actress of the 1970s, Mireille Darc, at the age of 79. Born as Mireille Aigroz on 15th May 1938, she had chosen her pseudonym in reference to Joan of Arc. The actress embodied a new wave of femininity, offering a fresher look to the face of the independent woman.Read more

Heightened security at the Port of Nice burdens locals and tourism

The port of Nice has reinforced its security measures for all vehicles embarking on the ferries heading to Corsica. As a result, residents and local businesses have been confronted with more traffic jams, noise and pollution.Read more

Palais Nikaia: fall concert programme

The Palais Nikaïa in Nice promises to heat up your autumn with a range of unique shows that can already be reserved without delay!Read more

Antibes Braderie Festival returns for its 7th edition

The Antibes Street Festival is known as the final event before ‘la rentrée’, the day the children go back to school after the summer holidays. The Antibes Coeur d’Azur tradesman association organises its traditional end-of-summer event for three full days on 24th, 25th and 26th of August this year. Locals and tourists alike benefit from exceptional discounts and offers before the start of the school year.Read more

Update: Luceram fire

Over the weekend, a fire broke out in the town of Lucéram, about 25 km north of Nice, and continued to blaze for three days. In total, nearly 150 hectares of land were destroyed.Read more

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