Recent Articles

  • Fête des Roses at the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

    Within one of the most splendid gardens on the French Riviera, rediscover the beauty of one of nature’s most emblematic flowers: the rose.

  • Inside Job: an interview with filmmaker Matt Nagin

    Ahead of the upcoming Festival de Film in Cannes (8th to 19th May), Riviera Insider chats to New York City-based filmmaker and comedian Matt Nagin whose recent production, Inside Job, has been nominated for three awards at next week’s Nice International Film Festival (5th to 12th May)!

  • Charles & Camilla on the Côte d’Azur

    Between 7th and 9th May, Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla Parker Bowles, will be on an official visit to the French Riviera, beginning in Nice and the Promenade des Anglais in order to commemorate those affected by the July 2016 terror attack before attending a reception to celebrate the ‘longstanding links between Nice and the UK, including the fact that Her Majesty Queen Victoria regularly visited the city throughout her lifetime’.

  • All about ETIAS: the future of travel in Europe

    Ever since the fateful vote in June 2016, questions have been asked about how Brexit will impact British citizens travelling to Europe. Now the European Commission has revealed the likely future: citizens will have to apply for special travel authorisation via the ETIAS (European Travel Information & Authorisation System) scheme.

  • On the trail of the Niçois snowflake

    Monaco’s Department for the Environment is calling on botanists of all abilities as it tries to track down the elusive Nivéole de Nice (Latin name: acis nicaeensis, English name: French snowflake).

  • ANZAC Day: Antibes honours the fallen

    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.

  • Amber Lounge at the Monaco GP

    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.

  • Cannes tests public warning system

    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.