Cannes has been voted as the Best Destination of 2017 by the Luxury Travel Guide during the Global Awards, which were hosted by the World Travel Market earlier this month in London.
Less than 10% of the French population identifies as vegetarian or vegan, but that hasn’t stopped over a thousand of France’s restaurants from embracing plant-based menus – a good portion of them in the Côte d’Azur and Monaco.
France has won the bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup ahead of South Africa – who appeared to be the favourite in recent months – and Ireland. It will be the first time that the country has independently held the tournament on its own soil as back in 2007, grounds in Ireland and Wales were used as well as those in France.
Following almost a metre’s dump of snow last weekend, the Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur has announced that some of the local ski resorts will be opening a whole week earlier than anticipated… And that means next weekend!
Avid interior designer? Amateur stylist? Professional in the field? Whatever your level of skill when it comes to décor, the Salon Déco Habitat at Nice’s Palais des Expositions has something to enhance every portfolio and home.
Monaco’s sovereign family attended a new micro-crèche for children – A Farandola – in the principality earlier this week. Made possible thanks to a generous private sponsor, the concept is part of a wider approach to tackle over-crowded services in Monaco.
French Riviera locals consider him one of their own and he’s owned a villa on Nice’s Mont Boron for many years. With such a connection to the region, it seems only right that music icon Elton John has chosen Monaco as the seat of his 50th anniversary concert on 6th December. Tickets to the show have all but sold out, although there may be a few VIP places left for the lucky ones!
From 16th November to 2nd December, the Opéra de Monte-Carlo's Salle Garnier will host a series of international acts under the continuing high patronage of Prince Albert II, of which the Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival has enjoyed since its creation in 2006.