Recent Articles

  • Villa Belrose: the real star of Saint Tropez

    © Aline Gerard It has long been touted that this five-star member of the Althoff Hotel Collection owns the finest view in Saint Tropez, with a breath-taking panorama of the bay. But let’s not forget the other reason to visit this luxury address, which can also be enjoyedfrom the terrace.

  • Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean 2018

    ©Fondation Prince Albert II de MonacoUnder the high patronage of Prince Albert II of Monaco, the second edition of the Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean will be held in the presence of international personalities and philanthropists in late September as part of wider efforts to promote ocean conservation. 

  • Heatwave alert in Alpes-Maritimes & Var

    Authorities in the Alpes-Maritimes and Var have issued statements warning about the current heatwave, which started last week and is expected to last until the second week of August.  An orange alert has been put in place by Météo France. 

  • Monaco’s land extension moves above water

    © Michael Alesi/Direction de la CommunicationA major milestone has been reached for the Principality of Monaco’s ambitious land extension project, with the first of 18 concrete caissons rising out of the Mediterranean.

  • Monaco & the Ocean

    For over a century, the Princes of Monaco have been fascinated by – and dedicated to – the ocean. Explore their personal journeys of protection and exploration in a new interactive space and exhibition that were opened earlier this summer at the Oceanographic Museum.

  • Introducing Riviera Insider's editor: Elsa Carpenter

    When I moved to France in August 2011, I had no idea that one year abroad for my French and Public Relations degree would be extended beyond those 12 months, let alone into seven years. Needless to say, that year changed my life.

  • Au revoir, Petra Hall!

    After more than 25 years at the helm of our publications, Riviera Press editor-in-chief Petra Hall is starting a new life. 

  • Bandiera Blu

    With a total of 64 environmental Blue Flags, the FEE has crowned Liguria the King of Clean Beaches in Italy. Since 1987, the famous flags have been hoisted on beaches where certain environmental and eco-friendly as well as waste management and public safety conditions have been met. The campaign covers beaches, marinas and lakes.  Following Liguria in 2018 is the Tuscan region and – surprise, surprise – Campania in southwestern Italy.