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Useful information France

We have compiled a selection of useful information for you.

For over ten years we have been collecting useful information and contacts about English-speaking doctors and lawyers in French Riviera. These are available to you on our fabulous new website.  

Car Service

ADAC-Office for France:
Tel. 04 72 17 12 22

Fax 04 72 17 12 51 (24-hour service)

The use of the highway is chargeable.

“Tous usagers”: Means all users.

“L'appareil rend la Monnaie”: Means the apparatus gives out change. (Credit cards are also accepted).
 

Airports
 

Nice Airport Tel. 08 20 42 33 33 http://en.nice.aeroport.fr  
Marseille Airport Tel. 04 42 89 09 74 http://www.marseille-airport.com

British Airways Nice Reservation Desk

+33 (0) 825 825 400
 

Health

In case of emergency, dial 15 for an ambulance known as a "SAMU" (toll free).

For non-life-threatening emergencies, the ambulance service provides "SOS Médecins "at:

Aix-en-Provence Tel. 04 42 26 24 00

Antibes Tel. 08 25 06 70 00

Cannes Tel. 08 25 00 50 04

Hyères Tel. 04 94 14 33 33

Marseille Tel. 04 91 52 91 52

Menton Tel. 04 93 41 41 41

Nice Tel. 08 10 85 01 01

St. Tropez Tel. 04 94 97 65 65

Toulon Tel. 04 94 14 33 33

S.O.S Médecins Var: 
24hr on call Tel: 04 94 31 33 33

Night pharmacies

7 rue Masséna, Nice Tel: 04 93 87 78 94
15 ave de Grasse, Cannes Tel: 04 93 68 33 33

Cardiologists 

24hr on call Tel: 04 92 03 78 80 / 81

Dental emergencies 

Nice Hospital St-Roch, 5 rue Pierre Dévoluy Tel: 04 92 03 33 33 
Cannes Tel: 04 93 68 28 00

Emergency Hospitals

Antibes: Hôpital d'Antibes Tel: 04 92 91 77 98
Cannes: Hôpital Les Broussailles  Tel: 04 93 69 71 50 
Draguignan: Centre Hospitalier  Tel: 04 94 60 50 00 
Grasse: Centre Hospitalier de Grasse Emergencies: 04 93 09 52 11 
Nice: Hôpital St-Roch Tel: 04 92 03 33 33

 

Paediatric Emergencies
Hôpital Lenval 57 av Californie Tel: 04 92 03 03 03

 

Psychiatrists, psychoanalysts & psychotherapists

Dr. Gabriel Kelen: 106 rue d'Antibes, 06400 Cannes 

Tel: 04 93 38 85 35 

 

Churches

BEAULIEU

St Michael's (Anglican)
Ave des Myrtes
Tel: 04 93 01 45 61

CAGNES-SUR-MER

Swedish Church (Lutheran)

40 ave de Verdun

Tel: 04 93 20 40 64

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CANNES

Holy Trinity (Anglican)
4 Ave Général Fevié
Tel: 04 93 94 54 61

MARSEILLE

All Saints
Rue de Belloi
Tel: 04 91 90 18 81

MENTON

St John's (Anglican)
Ave Carnot
Tel: 04 93 57 20 25

NICE

Danish Church
Bd Napoléon III
Tel: 04 93 21 07 02

Holy Trinity (Anglican)
11 Rue de la Buffa
Tel: 04 93 87 19 83

Baptist Church
13 Rue Vernier
Tel: 06 64 96 94 22

SAINT-PAUL-DE-VENCE

Baptist Church
Espace St. Claire
Tel: 06 27 17 09 15

SAINT-RAPHAEL

St John (Anglican)
Ave Paul Doumer
Tel: 04 94 44 05 67

UTELLE

Notre Dame d'Utelle
Tel: 04 93 03 19 44

VENCE

St Hugh (Anglican)
21 Ave de la Résitance
Tel: 04 93 87 19 83

CANNES

Holy Trinity (Anglican)
4 Ave Général Fevié
Tel: 04 93 94 54 61

MARSEILLE

All Saints
Rue de Belloi
Tel: 04 91 90 18 81

MENTON

St John's (Anglican)
Ave Carnot
Tel: 04 93 57 20 25

NICE

Danish Church
Bd Napoléon III
Tel: 04 93 21 07 02

Holy Trinity (Anglican)
11 Rue de la Buffa
Tel: 04 93 87 19 83

Baptist Church
13 Rue Vernier
Tel: 06 64 96 94 22

SAINT-PAUL-DE-VENCE

Baptist Church
Espace St. Claire
Tel: 06 27 17 09 15

SAINT-RAPHAEL

St John (Anglican)
Ave Paul Doumer
Tel: 04 94 44 05 67

UTELLE

Notre Dame d'Utelle
Tel: 04 93 03 19 44

VENCE

St Hugh (Anglican)
21 Ave de la Résitance
Tel: 04 93 87 19 83
 

Embassies & Consulates in France
 

AUSTRALIA
Australian Embassy 4, rue Jean Rey 75724 Paris Cedex 15 
Tel: 01 40 59 33 00 Fax: 01 40 59 33 10 Email : info.Paris(at)dfat.gov.au -www.france.embassy.gov.au

CANADA
Canadian Embassy 35 Ave Montaigne 75008 Paris 
Tel: 01 44 43 29 00 Fax: 01 44 43 29 99 www.amb-canada.fr

Consulate of Canada 10 Rue Lamartine 06000 Nice 
Tel: 04 93 92 93 22 

DENMARK
Ambassador Royal of Denmark 77 Ave Marceau 75116 Paris 
Tel: 01 44 31 21 21 Fax: 01 44 31 21 88

Royal Danish Consulate 19 Rue Roux de Brignoles 13006 Marseille 
Tel: 04 91 15 79 19 Fax: 04 91 37 52 90

Danish Consulate Nice Etoile bât G2, 30 Ave Jean Médecin 06000 Nice 
Tel: 04 93 85 35 49 Fax: 04 92 17 42 44, 04 93 83 05 50 

FINLAND
Finnish Embassy 1 Place de Finlande 75007, Paris 
Tel : +33-1-4418 1920 Fax : +33-1-4555 5157 Email: sanomat.par(at)formin.frwww.amb-finlande.fr

Finnish Consulate 22 quai du Lazaret B.P 397 13215 Marseille 

GREAT BRITAIN
British Embassy 35, rue du Faubourg St Honoré 75383 Paris Cedex 08 
Tel: 01 44 51 31 00 Fax: 01 44 51 32 34

British Consulate 24, avenue du Prado 13006 Marseille 
Tel: 04 91 15 72 10 Fax: 04 91 37 47 06 

IRELAND
Embassy of Ireland 12, Avenue Foch 75116 Paris 
Tel: 00 33 1 44 17 67 00 Fax: 00 33 1 44 17 67 50 Email: paris@dfa.ie

Irish Consulate-General 152 Bd John-Fitzgerald Kennedy 06160 Cap d'Antibes 
Tel: 04 93 61 50 63 Fax: 04 93 67 96 08 

NETHERLANDS
Royal Netherlands Embassy 7-9 rue Eblé 75007 Paris 
Tel: 01 40 62 33 00 Fax: 01 40 62 34 56 Email: ambassade(at)amb-pays-bas.fr

Netherlands Consulate 137 Avenue de Toulon 13005 Marseille Tel: (33) 491256664 Fax: (33) 491780548 Email : consulatpaysbasmarseille(at)wanadoo.fr Netherlands Consulate 14 Rue Rossini 06000 Nice Tel: (33-4) 93 87 52 94 Fax: (33-4) 93 87 39 77 

NEW ZEALAND
New Zealand Embassy 7ter, rue Léonard de Vinci 75116 Paris Tel: 01.45.01.43.43 Fax: 01.45.01.43.44 Email: nzembassy.paris(at)fr.oleane.com 

NORWAY
Norway Embassy 28, rue Bayard 75008 Paris Tel: (33-1) 5367 0400 Fax: (33-1) 5367 0440 Email: emb.paris(at)mfa.no www.norvege.no Norway Consulate 2, place Sadi Carnot 13001 Marseille Tel: (33-4) 9190 5900 Fax: (33-4) 9190 0378 SOUTH AFRICA South African Embassy 59 Quai d'Orsay 75343 Paris Cedex 07 Tel: + 331 53592323 Fax: + 331 53592368 Email: info(at)afriquesud.net 

SWEDEN
Embassy of Sweden 17, rue Barbet-de-Jouy 75007 Paris 
Tel: +33 (0)1 44 18 88 00 Fax:+33 (0)1 44 18 88 40 Email:ambassaden.paris(at)foreign.ministry.se

Postal address: Embassy of Sweden 17, rue Barbet-de-Jouy 75007 Paris France Consulate General of Sweden Atrium 10.8-Les Docks 10, place de la Joliette Marseille Tel: +33 (0)4 91 13 16 30 Fax: +33 (0)4 91 90 92 13 Email:x.lassalle(at)balport.fr

Postal address : Consulate General of Sweden Atrium 10.8-Les Docks 10, place de la Joliette 13002 Marseille France Consulate of Sweden 37-41 Boulevard Dubouchage 06000 Nice 
Tel: +33 (0)4 93 13 33 46 Fax: +33 (0)4 93 13 33 41 Email:swedconsul.nice(at)wtc-sophia.com

Postal address: Consulate of Sweden 37-41 Boulevard Dubouchage 06000 Nice France

USA
American Embassy 2, avenue Gabriel 75382 Paris Cedex 08 
Tel : 01 43 12 22 22 Fax: 01 42 66 97 83 www.france.usembassy.gov

Consulate General 12, Place Varian Fry 13086 Marseille 
Tel: 04 91 54 92 00 Fax: 04 91 55 09 47 www.france.usembassy.gov/marseille

 

Associations & Groups on the Riviera

ACCUEIL DES VILLES FRANÇAISES
AVF helps you find your way around everyday life and make friends - wherever you live.
Tel: 04 93 65 43 00

AMERICAN CLUB OF THE RIVIERA
Monthly lunches at different venues. Membership requires application forms & sponsors. 
Tel: 04 93 82 01 08

ANGLO AMERICAN GROUP OF PROVENCE
Welcomes families with at least one Anglo-American adult. 
Tel: 04 42 26 91 84

ASSOC FRANCE-GRANDE BRETAGNE
Meets in Nice every Thursday for French conversation plus films, scrabble, talks etc. 
Tel: 06 78 59 16 04

Cannes-Grasse-Antibes branch meets Saturdays 2-5.30pm (Oct to June). 
Tel: 04 93 99 48 83. Email: francegb@online.fr

AUSTRALIAN CLUB
A social club for Australians friends and partners. 
Tel: 06 84 24 07 65. aussies_on_the_riviera@hotmail.com

BRITISH ASSOCIATION 
A benevolent association that helps those in need. Fundraising events and socialising. Based in Cannes, Menton, Monaco, Nice and the Var. Contact: Valerie Haxton.  
Tel: 04 93 97 33 02

BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
English speaking group that provides a network of contacts, and organises regular talks on aspects related to having a business in France.
www.BCCRiviera.com

CERCLE NORDIQUE
Encourages cultural exchange between Scandinavia and France. Also a social club. 
Tel: 04 93 82 21 02

CHOIR Ensemble Vocal Syrinx
International choir performing on Riviera and beyond. Rehearsals every Wednesday evening in Cros-de-Cagnes or Vence New Singers Welcome.
Tel: 04 93 20 68 94 
www.ensemblevocalsyrinx
Email: evs.welcome@gmail.com

CLUB SCANDINAVE
Scandinavian club at the Cannes Marina, Mandelieu-Napoule. 
Tel: 04 92 97 53 35 

CLUB VIVANOVA

International business networking and premium wine/gastronomy club, with regular events across the Riviera and rest of Europe

www.clubvivanova.com

COMMONWEALTH CLUB
For citizens of the Commonwealth but events open to all. 
Tel: 06 14 66 12 24 

FRANCE GRANDE-BRETAGE
Association which meets in Nice and Cannes for French conversation and other activities such as films, scrabble, talks. 
Tel: 06 78 59 16 04

INTERNATIONAL CLUB OF THE RIVIERA - Social & Business Networking Club - open to all nationalities 
Tel: 04 93 72 11 89 - Email:- info@internationalclub.fr - Website:- www.internationalclub.fr

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S CLUB
Women of all nationalities meet for social, cultural or sporting activities. 
Tel: 06 21 46 54 93  http://iwcriviera.free.fr

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S CLUB OF THE VAR
Holds regular coffee mornings in Bargemon, Lorgues and Fayence areas. Lots of activities arranged. 

Tel: 04 94 47 61 68

INTERNATIONS

International expat support and friendship network. Free or subscription basis. Branches in Nice, Cannes and Monaco.

www.internations.org

LOVE OF ARTS CLUB 
A club for all aspects of the arts, and to meet unattached, like-minded people who are 40-65 years young.
Tel: 04 93 94 39 29 / 06 32 44 57 06

MUMS & TODDLERS
Meets Tuesdays except school holidays 10-11.30am at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship in Sophia Antipolis. 
Tel: 04 92 38 95 60

Oxford/Cambridge/Trinity College Dublin alumni gather for informal lunches once or twice a year. 
Email: halfordoxbridge@yahoo.co.uk

RADA-Riviera Amateur Dramatic Association. Rehearses and performs English plays at Mougins School on a very regular basis. 
Tel: 04 93 75 49 39 

RIVIERA BUSINESS CLUB

info@riviera-businessclub.fr, www.rivierabusinessclub.fr

Tel: +33(0)7 58 44 18 37

RIVIERA CRICKET CLUB
Plays in local league and welcomes touring teams most weekends from April-October.  Brian.Ranger@wanadoo.fr

RIVIERA INTERNATIONAL SINGERS
Choir which rehearses and performs regularly in Valbonne. Contact Patti Andrews. 
Tel: 04 93 77 99 59

RIVIERAKLUBBEN
Swedish association which organises social activities and gives advice.
Email: rivieraklubben.com

RIVIERA RUGBY CLUB

Leisure rugby for men and women of all nationalities to enjoy.

Tel: 04 97 01 03 35
 www.rivierarugbyclub.fr

ROYAL BRITISH LEGION   
Volunteers welcome. No military background required to join. 
Tel: 04 93 01 30 00
SAFI Association for all nationalities. Raises money from social events for South Africa. 
Tel: 06 75 93 90 93

SCOTTISH DANCING COTE D’AZUR
Regular sessions on Wednesday evenings in Mougins area, also many social events. 
Tel: 04 93 42 72 95

SOUTH AFRICAN CLUB
Welcomes anyone who has lived in South Africa - and others. 
Tel: 06 61 85 15 27

US NAVY LEAGUE 
Hospitality to United States Navy members visiting the Riviera.
Tel: 04 93 38 46 70

VAR INTERNATIONAL APERITIF CLUB
Meets monthly. for lunch and conversation. Call Scottie. 
Tel: 04 94 39 98 04 or Email: treasurer@varaway.co.uk

 

 Shelters 

Les Chats du Mercantour

Neutering of strays, sanctuary for feral cats, rehoming/adoptions, and various other feline health projects.

32 rue Droite,  06660 St Etienne de Tinée

Tel : 06 18 94 35 76
http://www.leschatsdumercantour.com

Joshi 2nd Chance 

A society for the prevention of cruelty against animals in the South of France. They care for homeless dogs and bring them into new loving families. This association is often the last chance of these poor creatures.www.joshi2.de
SOS Vets Alpes-Maritimes 
all areas after hours Tel: 04 93 83 46 64

 

 

English Language Cinemas

This page lists all the English-language VO (version originale) movies playing cinemas in the region Provence & Côte d'Azur.

Antibes - Alpes-Maritimes 06 
Le Casino 
At: 6 Avenue du 24 Août, 06600 Antibes 
Tel: 04 93 34 04 37 
Recorded Programme: 08 92 68 70 12

Cagnes-sur-Mer

Polygone Riviera

119 Avenue des Alpes
06800 Cagnes sur mer

Tel : 04 97 02 01 01

Website : http://www.polygone-riviera.fr/W/do/centre/cinemas

Cannes - Alpes-Maritimes 06 
Les Arcades 
At: 77 Rue Felix-Faure, Cannes 
Tel: 04 93 39 10 00 
Recorded Programme: 04 93 39 00 98

Nice - Alpes-Maritimes 06 
Cinéma Mercury 
At: 16 Place Garibaldi, 06300 Nice 
Tel: 04 93 55 37 81 
Recorded Programme: 08 92 68 81 06 
website-mercury

Cinéma Rialto 
At: 4, rue de Rivoli 06000 Nice 
Tel: 04 93 88 08 41 
Recorded Programme: 08 92 68 00 41

Pathé-Masséna 
At: 31, av. Jean-Médecin 06000 Nice 
Tel: 08 92 69 66 96 
website-pathe-cinema-massena

Barjols - Var (83) 
Odeon At: rue du Barri 
83670 Barjols 
Tel: 08 92 89 2892

Cotignac - Var (83) 
Cinéma Marcel Pagnol 
At: Le Grainage, 83570 Cotignac

La Valette-du-Var - Var (83) 
Salle Henri Verneuil 
At: Espace Albert Camus 83160 La Valette du Var 
Recorded Programme: 08 92 89 28 92

Montauroux - Var (83) 
Maison pour Tous 
At: Rond Point du 8 Mai, 83440 Montauroux 
Tel: 04 94 50 40 30 
Recorded Programme: 08 92 89 28 92 
www.mpt-montauroux.com

St-Mandrier-sur-Mer - Var (83) 
Salle Marc Baron At: Square Marc-Baron 83430 Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer 
Recorded Programme: 08 92 89 28 92

St-Tropez - Var (83) 
La Renaissance 
At: Place des Lices, 83990 Saint Tropez 
Recorded Programme: 08 92 68 03 62

Toulon - Var (83) 
Cinéma Le Royal 
At: 2 rue du Docteur Jean Bertholet, 83000 Toulon 
Tel: 04 94 24 20 00 
Recorded Programme: 08 92 89 28 92