The Jan/Feb/Mar 2021 issue is now out!

Riviera Insider Magazine Jan 2021

Despite our reduced events and unsure reopening/curfew/re-confinement, we’ve still managed to fill our pages with interesting stories and things to do. And with our distribution points still closed, we’ve done another double issue, so if you understand German, it’s a 2-for-1 magazine! Here's an overview of this issue from the editor.Read more

Cannes opens the first 'Vaccinodrome' in the Palais des Festivals

Cannes vaccinodrome 2021

The Alpes-Maritimes’ first ‘Vaccinodrome’ has opened in Cannes in order to facilitate a much more rapid and vast distribution of the new Covid-19 Vaccine. Long closed to the masses of festival and congress attendees, the Palais des Festivals has once again reopened its doors, this time to give Covid jabs.Read more

Riviera Press wishes you a very happy New Year!

Riviera Press Holiday 2020

Bring on 2021! Riviera Insider and Riviera Press by MediaCorp wish you happy holidays and safe News year’s! We are finally coming to the end of this year and 2020 has really been a doozy! Even though it has been astonishing, often difficult and sometimes trying, it has also brought about rethinking, transformation, a lot of resilience and some nice moments of solidarity, mutual aid and cohesion.Read more

Where to get into the Christmas spirit in the Côte d'Azur

Noel at the Polygone Riviera

Our holiday celebrations are quite restricted this year, but there are still some villages, markets and festivities to enjoy! We have rounded up several local spots to get into the holiday spirit and let some Christmas cheer wash over you.Read more

Cancer charity suffering after covid-dominated year

La Ligue Contre le cancer

La Ligue Contre le Cancer is appealing for donations after a year of Covid-dominated health care. The local organisation that supplies hospitals and supports families with cancer is struggling after an alarming drop in donations this year. 2020 has been a trying year for everyone, but especially sick people, experiencing delays in treatments, lack of funding and increased risk due to immune compromisation.Read more

France unveils massive 3-stage vaccine strategy

Covid Vaccine from Shutterstock

While the news of France's President Macron being positive for Coronavirus was released, Prime Minister and Health Minister presented the government's planned vaccination strategy to the National Assembly this week. From the last week of December, a vaccination campaign of historic proportions is to begin, provided that all approvals have been granted by then.Read more

Shop like a VIP in Cannes this weekend!

Black Friday in Cannes

This weekend in Cannes there is plenty to keep you shopping till you drop! In their own version of 'Black Friday', Cannes City Hall proposes activities, entertainment and attractive services to "boost" Christmas shopping.Read more

Riviera Press Christmas guide to local shopping

Rivera Press Christmas Guide

***NEW!!!**** Introducing our first Christmas Guide with new pages added! An all-digital, all-local and all-Christmas guide to artisan crafts and local boutiques! 2020 has been a rough year and small local businesses have been particularly hard-hit. We wanted to give some extra visibility to the local artisans and boutiques that make their wonderful products right here in our own backyard.Read more

Cannes relaunches its #Helpcommerces scheme for small business

#HelpcommercesConsistently working to help the small businesses, Cannes has relaunched the successful and supportive initiative, #HelpCommerces. From the first weeks of confinement, last April, the Cannes City Hall had set up the innovative and concrete economic and social support system to accompany the independent tradesmen and craftsmen of Cannes, severely impacted by the health crisis linked to Covid-19.Read more

Our Christmas Guide of local artisans and businesses!

RIVIERA PRESS Christmas Guide

Our return to confinement has caused shops, restaurants and many companies to close their doors to the public. It's another devastating blow to local economies and many are trying to find ways of supporting commerce while respecting the regulations. Fortunately, a trend of "local consumption" is becoming more and more obvious to save our economy and support local shops, restaurants and craftsmen.Read more