Recent Articles

  • Violet festival in Tourrettes-sur-Loup

    Once again the town of Tourrettes-sur-Loup will be filled with the sweet scent of violets for the annual violet festival. The festival first began in 1952 and was created to mark the end of the violet season that runs from October to March. It also helped promote local craftsmen and celebrated the arrival of the new olive oil. It has since grown in popularity and has now become a huge attraction every year. 

  • Win tickets to the Glenn Miller Soirée

    Win two tickets to the Glenn Miller Soirée at the Théâtre Croisette on Friday 17th March at 8.30pm! The Orchestre Régional Cannes PACA is dedicating a whole evening of swing to this iconic American musician, who is particularly well-known for his rousing performances for WWII troops.

  • Celebrating 80 years of snow and ski at Auron

    Mercantour ski resort Auron is celebrating its 80th anniversary this weekend - 25th and 26th February. From dancing and fireworks to a snow bar and a marshmallow party for children, there will be plenty afoot on the slopes. The Colombier piste will also be opening on Saturday night for a nocturnal ski under the floodlights. 

  • Delta resumes NYC flight

    The Delta daily flight from Nice to New-York JFK resumes on 15th April. The flight provides full comfort with lie-flat seating and direct access to the aisle for all Delta One Customers. The aircraft is also equipped with WiFi and on demand programmes are free of charge for all passengers.

  • Riviera world premiere at MIPTV

    Who needs the drama of Hollywood when there’s the French Riviera! In a new 10-part series from Sky Atlantic, the dark side of the Côte d’Azur raises its head in a luxuriously-set thriller by Academy Award-winning writer Neil Jordan. The world premiere is to be screened on 3rd April at MIPTV in Cannes' Palais des Festivals: the world’s most established global distribution market and leading TV and online content development event. 

  • Monaco Yacht Show 2017

    With seven months to go and counting down, the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show will be here before we know it! The organisers of the world’s greatest superyachting event have just released the new look for the show, which will be taking place in Port Hercules from 27th to 30th September. 

  • Pink Ribbon Walk

    On Sunday 12th March, the fifth annual Pink Ribbon Walk will take place in Monaco. Supporting breast cancer victims and raising awareness on the methods of early breast cancer detection are at the centre of the association’s work, and the walk will involve hundreds of women, men and children dressed in the signature pink t-shirts.

  • New gondola to summit of Toulon's Mont Faron

    The cable car to the top of 600-metre high Mont Faron in Toulon has received a mechanical and ecological upgrade. Re-adapted to be better suit the needs of elderly and disabled passengers hoping to soak up the glorious views of the Var and the Mediterranean, the new cabins set off on their 10-minute maiden voyages earlier this year. 

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