Nice painter and artist Sabine Géraudie (also called SAB), has decided to take action against people who sell unauthorized reproductions of her sculpture La Chaise Bleue de SAB. The chair, which stands on Nice’s famous Promenade des Anglais, represents one of the most famous art pieces of the city.
Starting tomorrow and for the next three days, the 8th edition of the Braderie d’Antibes, a large market of local shops where you can get some of the most interesting end-of-season deals. Organised by the Association des Commerçants d’Antibes Coeur Azur, Antibes’ traders association, these three days are now becoming almost traditional, with thousands of people expected.
Back-to-school season is right around the corner, and landlords who rented their properties for the summer are now looking to rent their properties to students over the slower winter months. Students can be a good solution for this as the academic year runs from September to May/June.
The devastating collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa last week was not only a great tragedy for those who lost their lives (the death toll has now surpassed 40), but it had initially caused a serious disruption for travel between France and Italy.
As the end of the summer approaches, a recent report from Santé Publique France (SPF), France’s Public Health association, shows a considerable increase in the number of drownings for 2018, compared to 2015. Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is the second region in France for the number of drownings this year.
In light of the recent collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Cannes and Nice Mayors David Lisnard and Christian Estrosi have issued statements offering the Italian government and the Liguria region all their emotional and material support.
The gourmet food scene in Nice is perhaps the most exciting on the Côte d’Azur. No longer can restaurants rely on a historic name or excellent address to get guests through their doors (although many great examples still remain). The city is being opened up for opportunity, and the owners of La Langouste saw just that when this vast restaurant space became available little over two years ago.
“When describing the principality, most young people will talk about the casinos, the cars, the yachts and the palace,” says David Gamba.“Barely anyone will mention the sea, other than it being something for the boats to float on!” For this passionate, young fisherman, it’s something of a travesty: “Somewhere along the way, we’ve lost a huge amount of our maritime heritage.”