For nearly three months, the Whatsalp hiking group has been crossing the Alps, from Vienna to Nice, to document the effects of the never-ending expansion of transit traffic. In an interview with Dominik Siegrist, a geographer and member of Whatsalp, he described the most striking changes of the mountain region over the past 25 years.
There are currently only three child vaccinations required by law in France: diphtheria, tetanus and polio. For 2018, the new French Minister of Health, Agnes Buzyn, decided to extend the number of mandatory vaccinations to 11 in an effort to crack down on increasing rates of historic viruses and diseases. The new additions are: haemophilus influenzae B, whooping cough, hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rubella, meningococcal C and pneumococcal.
Despite a dip in temperatures, the Alpes-Maritimes and the Var remain on high alert this week due to the continued risk of forest fires.
This year, following a poor end to the tourism summer season following terror attack of July 2016, the Côte d'Azur has gotten back on its feet with swelling numbers both in flight reservations and hotel bookings.
The multimillion-dollar jet setter, businessman, art collector and philanthropist Jean Pigozzi has been throwing unforgettable pool parties at his villa in the south of France during the Cannes Film Festival for years. Guests like Sharon Stone, Woody Allen, Tony Bennett, and Jane Fonda have all graced his Villa Dorane on the Cap d’Antibes with their presence — forever immortalised by Pigozzi's camera.
On 10th September, the Orchestra of Saint Petersburg will make an appearance at the Opera of Nice, led by Italian conductor Fabio Mastrangelo.
Yesterday, Mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi announced the death of the city’s oldest female resident, Fernande Bataille.
Known among many in the area as simply the Bord de Mer, the coastal road that links Antibes to Cagnes-sur-Mer via Villeneuve-Loubet (formerly called Route du Bord de Mer) has been given a new name: Boulevard des Italians.