Recent Articles

  • Free concert in Monaco for the Fête de la Musique

    The 2017 Fête de la Musique in Monaco is hosting one of the biggest bands known to France. DELUXE will be playing a free open air concert at the famous Hercules Port in Monaco for one night on Wednesday 21st June at 9pm. The band is known for its lively and inventive performances using many different musical instruments and combining them in melodious new ways.

  • Shakespeare in Nice

    By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes on Friday 23rd June at the Francis-Gag Theatre in Vieux Nice as a one-night only performance of Macbeth is hosted. The audience is in for a surrealist and action-packed adaptation of Shakespeare’s iconic tragedy, which will be performed by the Mains d'Oeuvre Collective.


  • The PYA: fending the future of yachting industry

    The yachting industry experienced a boom time in the late 1980s and early 90s. The number of luxury motor yachts surged and owning classic sail yacht became a symbol of wealth and sophistication, but as the workforce swelled in size, so did the need for regulation and protecting the rights of crew. Riviera Insider meets with PYA Development Manager Carey Callender.

  • Electoral victory for Macron in the Alpes-Maritimes

    Defying all mainstream expectations, new French president Emmanuel Macron’s political party La République En Marche has dominated in France’s parliamentary elections, the first round of which was held on Sunday 11th June. 

  • Villa Masséna welcomes the temporary memorial for Nice terror victims

    Nearly one year after the terrorist attack on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, a temporary memorial has been erected in the peaceful gardens of the Villa Masséna.

  • The fight to eradicate tiger mosquitoes

    Tiger mosquitoes have become a public health issue right along the Côte d’Azur in the past few years. It has become so much of an issue for Cannes that the city has launched an anti-mosquito campaign for its residents and visitors. 

  • Lavender & Rose: the wedding planners

    'Lavender & Rose' is a wedding planning business launched by Kerry Lacquement and her business partner, Jennifer Rocher. It helps plan and coordiante tailor-made wedding experiences on the French Riviera for an international clientele. 

  • Organic adventures: an afternoon at the studio of English artist Chris Cook in Antibes

    Artists and sailors have long found sanctuary in the port of Antibes. For Chris Cook, it was the yachting industry that first brought him here, but art that became his reason to stay.