The Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 was one of the bloodiest events of World War I. For the young states of Australia and New Zealand, it was their first engagement in any major overseas conflict and a tragedy: over 11,000 lost their lives. Yet amid the trauma and terrible loss of life, the battle helped bring about the birth of a national consciousness and sense of pride that still reverberates more than a century later.
During the Monaco Grand Prix, Amber Lounge is the ultimate VIP lifestyle experience. It’s where guests celebrate the race weekend with drivers, celebrities, royalty, sports and movie stars. Although the event tours the world alongside the Formula 1 calendar, Monaco pushes the fashion envelope by combining couture, motorsport, and thrilling live entertainment with a fever-pitch auction.
As part of the Alpes-Maritimes’ new public alert and information system, the Palais des Festivals in Cannes will be testing out its siren on Wednesday 25th April from 9.30am.
Rafael Nadal has continued his Monaco legacy of success with an impressive 11th win at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters this last Sunday. The Spanish tennis player is now at No. 1 in the ATP Rankings as he makes his way to the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, where he is a 10-time titlist.
If you were planning on travelling by train over the next couple of days, we highly recommend that you think again! Strikes on the French SNCF train network are seriously limiting services on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th April, with just a handful of rail connections and replacement bus routes running.
What do the landmark villas Le Trident, Château de l’Horizon and Villa Aujourd’hui have in common? American architect Barry Dierks. One of the most notable architects of the Côte d’Azur, Mr Dierks is credited with building or remodelling 120 homes between the 1930s and 1950s.
To mark the launch of the new – and quite surprising – collaborative album by Police frontman Sting and Jamaican musician Shaggy, which comes out today, the Palais des Festivals have temporarily reduced the price of tickets to their upcoming show in Cannes.
From 25th April to 6th May, Nice will host a major sailing event unlike any the city – or the Mediterranean – has experienced before. Billed as an XXL boat race featuring the largest racing boats in the world alongside the sport’s finest skippers, Nice Ultimed is inviting ultimate-class trimarans to the shores of the Côte d’Azur.