Villa Ephrussi celebrates the pumpkin

To mark All Saints’ Day and Halloween, the heavenly former residence of Béatrice de Rothschild on the Saint Jean Cap Ferrat peninsular is launching its first Fête de la Citrouille or Pumpkin Festival at the end of October.Read more

Afternoon tea at the Grand Hôtel du Cap Ferrat

It makes quite the picture: Jean Cocteau and Coco Chanel enjoying a typically English afternoon tea on the terraces of the Grand Hôtel du Cap Ferrat. Now chef Gaëtan Fiard is reviving a tradition begun by the artistic pair in the 1950s with a delicious selection of desserts and pastries featuring products of the region.Read more

Le Bateleur: magic on the Cours Saleya

For some it may be a day of superstition, but for new establishment Le Bateleur on the Cours Saleya in Nice, this coming Friday 13th October has exactly the sense of the occult and alchemy that this beer specialist is looking to create…Read more

Club Vivanova: SWEET Z & Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey

Join Club Vivanova at the Wine Palace Monte Carlo to celebrate our SWEET Z party with world-renowned Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey, Premier Grand Cru Classé Sauternes. A selection of cold oyster, prawn and local cheese platters will be served to perfectly marry with this excellent wine.Read more

American Club of the Riviera hosts gala evening

Join the American Club of the Riviera on Friday 22nd September at the Grand Hotel du Cap Ferrat for their famous black tie dinner dance. For its annual event, the club has selected the Club Dauphin at this five-star hotel as its location and a three-course gourmet meal by by chef Yoric Tieche, who earned the title ‘Best Chef of Tomorrow’ from Gault & Millau in 2016.Read more

The ultimate wedding venue: Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

As one of the most magical settings of the French Riviera, it’s no wonder that the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild has become a favourite among international couples seeking a location beyond reproach. To find out more, Riviera Insider speaks to wedding planner Monica Delevaux of Haute Wedding.Read more

Summer with Club Vivanova

Bradley Mitton, the driven and dynamic founder of Club Vivanova, runs luxury wine events at five-star locations spanning across continental Europe. During the summer, Club Vivanova concentrates their events in the south of France and Monaco, where the rich and famous celebrate in style. Over a glass of his New Zealand Sliding Hill Sauvignon Blanc, Bradley tells us why this is going to be the sexiest summer ever.Read more

Summer Z.Nights: Zplage at the Martinez

The sun might be going down, but the action has only just begun! During July and August, the Grand Hyatt Martinez’s private beach – Zplage – is hosting a range of non-stop exclusive evenings and entertainment soirées right on the Croisette’s golden sand.Read more

Summer in Valbonne: creativity & community

From open air cinema to festivals, concerts and exhibitions the picturesque town of Valbonne has really turned up the heat on this summer’s activities. Best of all: almost all of the events organised by the mairie are free of charge and open to everyone.Read more

Once upon a time… Arlette Gruss returns to the south of France

The Arlette Gruss circus is one of the most popular circus’ in France and this year, it will spend six weeks touring the French Riviera. The circus was first created in 1985 by Madame Arlette Gruss (1930-2006) and seven generations of Gruss’ have kept the circus running through the years, with each yearly show more exciting and inventive than the last.Read more