Recent Articles

  • Palais Nikaia: fall concert programme

    The Palais Nikaïa in Nice promises to heat up your autumn with a range of unique shows that can already be reserved without delay!

  • The future face of Monaco: ambitious land extension project enters new phase

    It’s a two billion euro project that will forever change the topography of the Principality of Monaco. 60,000m² of new land is to be added to its borders as the nation seeks to find a solution to the growing needs of a demanding population. Riviera Insider met with the director of the government’s Urbanisation en Mer branch, Jean-Luc Nguyen, to learn more about the project and its impact on the environmental and social landscape.

  • Antibes Braderie Festival returns for its 7th edition

    The Antibes Street Festival is known as the final event before ‘la rentrée’, the day the children go back to school after the summer holidays. The Antibes Coeur d’Azur tradesman association organises its traditional end-of-summer event for three full days on 24th, 25th and 26th of August this year. Locals and tourists alike benefit from exceptional discounts and offers before the start of the school year.

  • The beach of reference: Plage Beau Rivage

    The prime location of this private beach and restaurant has long made it an essential stop for residents and tourists – it was, in fact, the first place I visited when I moved here – but it has now coupled location with sophistication to ensure that 107 Quai des États-Unis is the beach of reference in the city.

  • Luxury catering: Helen Traiteur

    An interview with Eric-Helen Louis, the president of the region’s leading gourmet caterer, Helen Traiteur.

  • Update: Luceram fire

    Over the weekend, a fire broke out in the town of Lucéram, about 25 km north of Nice, and continued to blaze for three days. In total, nearly 150 hectares of land were destroyed.

  • Fears for the future of yachting industry

    Walks along the quays of Port Vauban this summer have been a relatively quiet: far from being a bustling marina with yachts of all sizes vying for a berth, many moorings stand empty. It is a similar scene in many of the other ports in south of France. Saint Tropez is reporting a 30% loss of stopover revenue, those around Toulon claim to be down 40% while in the Alpes-Maritimes, there are concerns that onshore spending by yacht owners and crew could have dropped by as much as 50%.

  • President Macron files a complaint against photographer over holiday pictures

    French President Emmanuel Macron has filed a legal complaint against a photographer who allegedly trespassed on the property he was holidaying in with wife Brigitte. Macron has accused the offender of ‘harassment and attempted invasion of privacy’. The photographer has reportedly dismissed the accusation and says that the villa's security personnel behaved aggressively towards him.