Recent Articles

  • Homeowners in France

    If one often speaks of the cultural exceptions of the hexagon, one forgets that France has tax specificities that you must know as a foreign homeowner.

  • Nice reopens a historical site: La Grotte de Lazaret

    After 18 months of construction work, the Lazaret cave, one of the Côte d’Azur’s most cherished archaeological sites, has reopened. The newly renovated historical heritage site is located near the Port of Nice and offers a memorable ‘sound and light’ experience within its 35 meter long and 14 meter wide cave.

  • The Rotary Club of Menton’s motor show

    The Rotary Club of Menton will return with its 6th motor fair from 10th to 11th June in the picturesque setting of Menton, overlooking the Bay of Garavan.

  • A family affair: Balitrand celebrates 95 years in the French Riviera

    What began as a small, family run company in post-WWI Cannes has become a multimillion euro business with over 600 employees, 1,000 brands and 28 outlets across the south of France.

  • Sky high dining truly haute gourmet in Monaco

    After New York, Las Vegas, Paris and Brussels, the glittering skyline of Monaco is certainly the next logical step (up) for extraordinary dining experience Dinner In The Sky.

  • Ticket security for Jazz à Juan

    Due to heightened security measures for the Jazz à Juan festival at the Pinède-Gould this July, the organisers have decided that all tickets sold for the 2017 concert will clearly state the name of the buyer. This applies to all seven of the paid evening concerts and to the two free concerts held on 15th and 23rd July.

  • Saint Tropez sailing: the Giraglia Rolex Cup

    There are three events in one at the 65th Giraglia Rolex Cup, one of the oldest and most renowned offshore races in the Mediterranean: the overnight regattas beginning on 9th June from Marseille or Sanremo to Saint Tropez; an inshore series in Saint Tropez from 11th to 13th June; and the famous La Giraglia race that runs 241 nautical miles from Saint Tropez to Genoa via the island that gives the event its name on 14th June. 

  • Work and play at workhouse café

    Where great coffee and great ideas are combined. Riviera Insider interviews co-owner Marc Wratten about the concept and the day-to-day running of an urban co-working space.