Recent Articles

  • Yersin departs Monaco for three-year scientific research mission

    Following an announcement from Prince Albert II of Monaco at the United Nations Ocean Conference in New York earlier this year, the three year-long Monaco Explorations Campaign has begun. Little over two weeks ago, on 27th July at 10.30pm, the M/V (motor vessel) Yersin departed the Principailty of Monaco and sailed out to the archipelagos of Macaronesia in the Atlantic Ocean in search of new information regarding marine conservation.

  • Late night openings at museums in Nice

    Discover Nice’s art collections and exhibitions by night every Thursday until 12th October as the Museum of Contemporary and Modern Art (MAMAC), the Masséna Museum and the Palais Lascaris leave their doors open until 10pm for visitors to enjoy late night access to the newest exhibitions.  

  • New water filtering station in Vence

    In the near future, a new water filtering system called the Malvan Purification Station is to be opened in Vence. Reducing water wastage and improved treatment techniques have become a priority in terms of environmental protection, public health, sustainable development and tourism for the region.

  • Immigration activist sentenced to four months suspended

    On Tuesday, the Appeal Court of Aix-en-Provence handed farmer and immigrant activist Cédric Herrou a four months suspended sentence for assisting 200 immigrants in crossing the Italian border into France. 

  • Mayor of Nice becomes proud father of baby girl

    On Friday 4th August, Mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi and his wife, Laura Tenoudji, became proud parents to a new baby girl: Bianca Ketty Noémie Nicea Estrosi.

  • Heightened restrictions amid severe drought

    Despite the little bit of rain that fell on the region over the weekend, the drought situation in the Alpes-Maritimes remains problematic with temperatures breaking records for this time of year at over 40°C in some areas.

  • La Barben: the oldest castle in Provence to be sold

    Located near Aix en Provence, the Château de la Barben is ‘the most picturesque and ancient castle of Provence,’ as the French painter Marius Granet once said.

  • Organic, what else!?

    Michelin-star chef Paolo Sari on his battle to promote organic food. In 2014, Venetian Paolo Sari and his restaurant Elsa at Monte Carlo Beach was the first 100% organic restaurant to be awarded a Michelin star for its exquisitely delicious cuisine. Today it is still the only one. He pours his heart out to Petra Hall.