With the likes of three-Michelin star restaurant Le Louis XV at the Hôtel de Paris in Monaco, two-star Paloma in Mougins and the equally acclaimed Le Chantecler of the Hôtel Negresco in Nice among the restaurants of the Alpes-Maritimes, it is no wonder that the region is a gastronomic destination as well as one of sunshine. Let Riviera Insider take you through the 2017 A to ‘V’ of its Michelin star establishments.
Summer is barely over, but some of us are already looking forward to the winter! This week, along with the first fews flakes of snow falling on the mountains of the Mercantour, ski stations Isola 2000 and Auron have announced their opening dates.
A portion of SNCF workers will strike tomorrow, causing issues and train travel delays across Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. While some local lines in the southeast of the region will be unaffected, such as the Cannes-Monaco line, others will be considerably reduced.
In a leaked official document from 2014, it would appear that the French state and private motorway service providers reached an agreement that the latter party will be able to increase its rates and tolls every year between 2019 and 2023.
The launch of the hunting season in the south of France has brought with it death of a human nature. This weekend, a man has reportedly died after falling 150m into a ravine and a father and son are believed to be suffering minor injuries, having been shot at by another hunter.
The weather may be cooling down, but the region’s cultural scene is just heating up! This autumn, we embark on an artistic journey of music, theatre, dance and comedy…
After the warmer summer months of the Pitta phase, the cool and airy Vata period —which lasts until January — begins in October.
As of the end of October, Lufthansa – the award-winning airline – will be expanding its presence in Europe with four new connections to Pamplona, Genoa, Bari and Catania (departing from Frankfurt) along with three additional routes from Munich heading to Nantes, Glasgow and Santiago de Compostela.