Recent Articles

  • Cannes Yachting Festival: a rendez-vous for luxury sailing 

    Cannes’ Vieux Port and the Port Pierre Canto will lend their sites to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Cannes Yachting Festival between 12th and 17th September as more than 600 luxury vessels go on display.

  • La Rentrée: what changes this school year

    For over 12 million children and teenagers in France, the summer holidays are over: it’s time for La Rentrée. Throughout this week in the Alpes-Maritimes and the Var, some 369 829 pupils will be returning to their classrooms.  

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Whatsalp: protecting the Alps

    For nearly three months, the Whatsalp hiking group has been crossing the Alps, from Vienna to Nice, to document the effects of the never-ending expansion of transit traffic. In an interview with Dominik Siegrist, a geographer and member of Whatsalp, he described the most striking changes of the mountain region over the past 25 years. 

  • 11 compulsory vaccines for January 2018

    There are currently only three child vaccinations required by law in France: diphtheria, tetanus and polio. For 2018, the new French Minister of Health, Agnes Buzyn, decided to extend the number of mandatory vaccinations to 11 in an effort to crack down on increasing rates of historic viruses and diseases. The new additions are: haemophilus influenzae B, whooping cough, hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rubella, meningococcal C and pneumococcal.

  • High risks of fires

    Despite a dip in temperatures, the Alpes-Maritimes and the Var remain on high alert this week due to the continued risk of forest fires.

  • The Côte d'Azur overcomes the tourism crisis following terrorist strike in 2016

    This year, following a poor end to the tourism summer season following terror attack of July 2016, the Côte d'Azur has gotten back on its feet with swelling numbers both in flight reservations and hotel bookings.