Riviera Insider Oct/Nov/Dec issue out now!

Riviera Insider Magazine Oct 2020Our latest edition is now out! We end each year with our Art Special, when the theatres, operas, ballets and museums take centre stage, so to speak. It’s a great time of year when the days are cooler but still filled with our glorious sunshine. 2020 is a bit different, though, as we all know. No need to repeat the word ‘unprecedented’ which has now become cliché. Nevertheless, the coronavirus is still a daily topic and a constant disruptor to our livelihood.   

 

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  • Neptune Rum cocktail launch party Monaco

    Neptune Rum Cocktail FlyerIn celebration of the Neptune Rum Monaco launch party, the Club Vivanova team and the new owners of Neptune Rum have organized an exclusive cocktail on Thursday 10 September on the TWIGA Monte-Carlo terrace. Guests do not have to be club members to join; everyone is welcome to attend the event. Tickets to join can be booked online for 40 euros; the price includes cocktails as well as specialities from the TWIGA menu. Early reservations are recommended.

  • The Riviera Airport near Albenga to compete with the Côte d'Azur

    Portrait Clement ToussaintAn exclusive non-commercial airfield - that is the vision of Clemens Toussaint from Cologne, which has already been partially realized. Petra Hall visited the nearly hundred-year-old Aeroporto with him, which is now well on the way to becoming a viable alternative for private jets on the Riviera. The project, which covers around 100 hectares, should be completed by 2022.

  • Wine tasting in the heart of Provence

    Wine by UdajezejestemElaborate or mature red, rosé and white wines… In the heart of Provence, Château du Rouët, a wine-producing estate, opened a tasting cellar on 30 July 2020. Open to all, Monsieur Matthieu Savatier, owner of the Château du Rouët, welcomes visitors to his newly constructed building to offer the convivial experience of wine-tasting. Having opened his new building with a celebration filled with music and entertainment in the vineyard in front of the Grand House, the Château’s dynamic team now hopes to share their passion for oenology with visitors.

  • The Gorges du Verdon reopen to the public

    Gorges du Verdon by OT Gréoux Forced to close down last Monday 17 August due to violent gusts of wind, the beautiful Verdon gorges have now reopened on 19 August with all the necessary precautions. The winds that had prevented people from going to this small canyon caused boats to be stuck at the end of the river. Every canoes, paddle boards, and pedal boats had to be brought back by rescue teams because they were unable to reach their starting points due to the weather. Nonetheless, the location is now accessible again for people to plunge into the majestic landscapes between the towns of Castellane and Moustiers-Sainte-Marie.

  • Making SENSE of the immune system

    Making sense of the immune systemAs we are all focused on hygiene and killing germs, it is important to consider the important link between germs and a healthy immune system.

  • Photographic exhibition on identity in Nice

    Marie Genin - "A Corps"Until September 13, a photographic exhibition by Marie Genin will be happening in the Lou Babazouk art gallery. Centred on questions of identity, representation, and the human body, the title of this exhibition is “A Corps,” which means “a body” in French. The outcome of this exhibition is aimed at making people reflect on the place of the body in space. Situated in one of the Old Nice’s most dynamic districts, the gallery often showcases the work of local personalities, professionals, and amateurs. Their policy has been to give a voice to artists of all talents since August 2019, promoting art and culture in the city.

  • Cannes Yachting Festival

    Guy Lebègue - Port de Cannes via Creative Commons**UPDATE** The 43rd edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival will not be taking place this year. Expected to occur on the 8 until the 13 September, when Cannes transforms into the most important boat show in Europe, the prefectural authorities decided to cancel this year's festival because of the deterioration of the sanitary situation

  • UK imposes a quarantine for travelers coming from France

    Coronavirus**Updated!** The breeze is slightly more refreshing; the heatwave is finally passing over! However, the news isn’t as pleasant for those of us who wish to return to a normal rhythm of life. In France, the cases of COVID-19 are rising, though the death rate remains the same (according to the World Health Organisation). Some governments worldwide have decided to take new measures to control the sanitary situation. In that regard, the United Kingdom has decided that on Saturday, people coming from certain countries will need to be quarantined for 14 days, France included.

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