Recent Articles

  • Corsica from the Côte

    Early risers on the coast this morning might have caught a glimpse of a rare sight on the horizon: the silhouette of Cap Corse in Corsica, around 100 nautical miles away.

  • ‘A new period in history’ for Cannes Film Festival

    Organisers of the world’s most famous film event, the Festival de Cannes, have announced the dates of the 2018 edition: Tuesday 8th to Saturday 19th May. Festival president Pierre Lescure also revealed, the festival is ‘beginning a new period in its history’ that will ‘question the cinema of our age’.

  • Local government to respond to public concerns

    On Wednesday 6th December, the Alpes-Maritimes’ Prefect, Georges-François Leclerc, will be taking to Twitter to host a live question-answer session with the region’s residents. The theme of the event: major risks.

  • #MeToo rally in Nice

    Since October, the #MeToo hashtage has been sweeping across the internet as people around the world denounce sexual assault and harassment. This coming Saturday, a rally is taking place in Place Masséna in Nice under the same banner as part of United Nations' International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

  • No Finish Line 2017

    After 194 hours of constant running, the 18th edition of Monaco’s No Finish Line came to a close on Sunday 19th November in the presence of Prince Albert II, who turned out to support participants and the event despite ongoing celebrations of the principality’s National Day.

  • Cannes voted Best Destination of 2017

    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.

  • Vegan dining in the Côte d'Azur

    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 - and Nice - to host 2023 Rugby World Cup

    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.

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