Recent Articles

  • Saint Tropez & Harley-Davidson

    Calling all motorcycle and fans of rock and roll! The annual Harley-Davidson Motorcycle and Rock Festival will be returning for its 10th year to the Gulf of Saint Tropez with an exceptionally good music line-up promised. The legendary band ‘The Pretenders’ will be reuniting for the first time in eight years to play at the festival, alongside former ACDC band member Chris Slade and the Belgian rock band Triggerfingers. The festival marks the opening of the motor biking season and what better way to celebrate than beneath the Mediterranean sun in the famous town of Saint Tropez?

  • Advice for tonight's Depeche Mode concert

    If you’re one of around 20,000 people expected at tonight’s Depeche Mode concert in the Parc des Sports Charles-Ehrmann in Nice, you may want to plan ahead regarding your mode of transport…

  • Urban street performance in Antibes

    The urban street performance festival Les Deantibulations is returning for its 14th edition in Antibes this summer. This unique festival is dedicated to all things extraordinary: street opera, theatre, fire shows, contemporary dance, acrobatics, juggling and ‘synclownised’ swimming to name just some of the 32 performances that will take place from 8th until 11th June.  

     

  • Villeneuve-Loubet celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Bocuse d’Or

    The Bocuse d’Or award is a symbol of French culinary excellence and savoir-faire. This summer, the Escoffier Museum of Culinary Art in Villeneuve-Loubet is celebrating 30 years of the prestigious award with a temporary exhibition - 30 ans de Bocuse d’Or - until 31st October.

  • Former mayor of Nice hopes to regain his position

    In the wake of Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the recent French presidential elections, Christian Estrosi has announced his resignation from his role as president of the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur region. The former mayor of Nice hopes to reprise the position of mayor of Nice in a vote next week. The current mayor, Philippe Pradal, has already decided to step down.

  • WWII bomb to be neutralised at dawn

    A bomb from WWII is to be neutralised at dawn in Nice tomorrow. Found last week by a marine archaeologist diving just off the Promenade des Anglais, the explosive device is located at a depth of 12 metres and is currently just 50 metres from the beaches on the Quai des Etats-Unis.

  • How did your neighbours vote?

    The south of France has followed the country-wide trend of majority support for new president-elect Emmanuel Macron, but the results are far from the landslide victories seen elsewhere in France. 55.38% of voters in the Alpes-Maritimes and just 50.85% of voters in the Var backed Macron compared to the national average of 65.68% against Marine Le Pen’s 34.32%. 

  • Macron wins French presidency

     Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old centrist independent and former Rothschild & Cie Banque investment banker, has been elected as the President of the French Republic in a landslide victory against extreme-right Marine Le Pen and the Front National. 

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