Red Carpet ready

Professor Paolo Giacomoni & Ronit Raphael - @Maxime Sauvant  (1)During the Cannes Film Festival, Beauty Spa L.RAPHAEL hosted a new product launch on the rooftop terrace of the Martinez Hotel. They welcomed Riviera Insider to a presentation by their head researcher, followed by a glamorous fashion show.Read more

Nice Jazz Festival

Ville de Nice - Clément MathieuThe historical Nice Jazz Festival comes back again this year with 31 bands and artists from all around the world. They will performe on the legendary stage at the Place Masséna and at the Théâtre de Verdure, from July 16 to July 20. Read more

Cannes Fireworks Festival

Florian Fifer https://www.flickr.com/photos/pyroeffect/14824514364The Cannes Festival d’Art Pyrotechnique will take place in the Bay of Cannes between July 14 and August 24. This International Fireworks Festival gathers various countries around Europe but also overseas - all entering the competition to win for the best show. Read more

USA wins fourth consecutive Women’s World Cup title

US Department of State / https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fans_Cheer_for_U.S._National_Soccer_Team_(4681698135).jpgUS women soccer team dominated Women’s World Cup in France since their first game against Thaïland on June 11. This week-end they beat their final opponent, the Netherlands, to win the trophy and make history by claiming their fourth consecutive Women’s World Cup title.Read more

Menton's Mirazur named #1 in the world

Mauro Colagreco_c_Fabien PraussChef Mauro Colagreco is having just about the best year a chef could ever hope for. After attaining his third Michelin star this year, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list named Mirazur number one.Read more

Iconic Blue Chairs to be installed in Antibes

Dare https://www.flickr.com/photos/dare6/11167955963The famous Blue Chairs of Nice will be installed very soon in Antibes. Jean Leonetti, the mayor of Antibes, announced the news in a meeting on July 1st at the city’s Maison des Associations.Read more

Shopping by Night in Cannes

qwesy qwesy [CC BY 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)] On Tuesday 2nd of July, the famous Cannes night market reopens and expands to boulevard Jean-Hibert. In addition to the market, the shops along the pedestrian street will also stay open to welcome visitors at night. Read more

Paloma Beach reopens in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Pierre Banoori https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hidden_Paradise.JPGConsidered one of the most beautiful spots in the French Riviera, Paloma Beach in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is considered an institution. Opened in 1948, the restaurant and private beach has been a cherished getaway for generations of visitors. But for the past few years, they have been in a battle with the local government to stay in business. Due to the recent Loi Littoral requiring only a temporary structure and a max of 20% of beach space to be privatized, the restaurant's legendary beach area had been closed down by the city. "Sauvez Paloma Beach" is an organization supporting the fate of the restaurant and recently won (temporarily) its case against the administration of the peninsula and the private beach reopened on 29 June.   Read more

Chanel invests in Vallauris - Orange blossoms essential for their perfume

Eugene Zelenko https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datei:OrangeBloss_wb.jpgThe end of May marks the orange blossom harvest in Vallauris and for a few weeks, the air from the beaches of Golfe-Juan to the hills above Cannes is perfumed with the sweet, intoxicating scent of the soft white flowers.Read more

4th of July Celebrations on the French Riviera

American Independence Day by Karen Arnold (c) CC0 Public Domain Whether you are an American living on the Cote d’Azur or someone who loves American culture, the 4th of July is the day to celebrate American Independence. Each year, cities along the Riviera celebrate the American Independence Day at restaurants and through American clubs and organisations.  Read more

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