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  • Great cultural events in Cannes for the summer

    The outlook for summer events was very 'iffy' as we came out of confinement, but as things are reopening and our numbers are good, Cannes wasted no time to launch their official summer programme. On 25 June, members of Cannes city council along with Mayor David Lisnard, presented "Sous le Soleil - Différement", a thorough and eclectic cultural events agenda 'different' from the usual, prepared for public safety and distance requirements but still bringing us together for culture, music and art.  

  • Summer event programme for Nice

    Nice summer events 2020

    Music, dance, theatre, sport: the wide-ranging summer programme "Mon été à Nice" held at several locations throughout the city, uses new formats and offers to show how creatively this special time can be dealt with. From 3 July to 3 October, more than 200 events at 60 different locations ensures Nice remains a top cultural destination despite the corona pandemic while still ensuring that distances and hygiene rules are observed through the mostly "open-air" events.

  • EU borders: Summer Travel update

    Aerial view of green and brown island by Alexa Ammon via ScopioTravel within the EU is now possible, with most countries reopening their borders on 1 July and the number of flights to and from Nice increased significantly. However, there are some exceptions, some requirements and still some complete bans for certain destinations. Travel beyond the EU and EEA is more complicated and regulated, especially for the United States, which currently has a complete travel ban. Here we break down the details.

  • Our special 2-in-1 July/August issue

    Two in one: Our summer edition is an exceptional double issue - Insider in the front and Zeit in the back.We are pleased to announce our new July/August issue, finally back in print! This issue is an unusual two-in-one edition, thanks to the coronavirus… We have made a double-issue with our sister publication, RivieraZeit (in German), so one side is Riviera Insider and if you flip it over, it’s RivieraZeit. 

  • Local election results: Only a few new faces

    election_ShutterstockFrance’s final round of municipal elections have come to a conclusion and there are a few changes here in the PACA region. The first round took place on 15 March, just two days before beginning the lockdown due to the coronavirus. Both then and the 28 June second round resulted in much lower turnout than usual, for obvious reasons. Nevertheless, 40% of voters turned out last week to pick their local leader.

  • Royal Riviera reopens it's doors and its beautiful terrace

    ROYAL Riviera Jasmin RestoRight on the edge of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, the Royal Riviera is one of the iconic beachfront hotels of the Côte d'Azur. On Friday, 26 June they re-opened their doors, including the stunning outdoor restaurant "Le Jasmin" with fantastic sea views. If you’re looking for a nice place to go this weekend, join them in celebrating their return.

  • Cannes Lions goes digital… for free

    Cannes Lions 2020 OnlineCannes’ biggest festival of the year, Cannes Lions, was initially postponed and then cancelled for 2020. Now, it’s going on-line, offering all their creative content free for everyone. If you're interested in marketing, advertising, business development, creativity or just good living sense, take part in Lions Live, it is a truly rare opportunity!

  • Subtil Wine: Local sommeliers create biodynamic wine company

    Rémy Grenet (l) and Alexandre Cordier (r), the founders of Subtil WineTwo entrepreneurial sommeliers in Monaco have created a new business for a very niche wine market. Their company, Subtil, is committed not only to the distribution of Biodynamic wine, but also the education and awareness of Biodynamic principles.