Landscapes of the Riviera

View Riviera Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat|The port of Saint-Tropez|The city of Grasse|The promenade des Anglais in Nice|The village of Eze|The trophy of Augustus at La Turbie|

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Themes : heritage, culture, relaxation, family, golf

The Côte d'Azur is a world reference destination. An unforgettable trip to Bandol-chinned through beautiful landscapes with the omnipresent Mediterranean Sea.


Accomodation
B&B - Villa Coste d'Or, Grasse, France (en)
Hôtel
Location /
Set on a 4000 m2 garden, Villa Coste d'Or is located in Grasse among the famous perfumeries just 20 km away from Cannes and 40 minutes away from Nice....
Bed and Breakfast La Fabrique à Poupées, Menton, France (en)
Hôtel
La Fabrique à Poupées is located in Menton, 800 metres from Jean-Cocteau Museum. Free private parking is available on site....
Grand Hotel Dauphiné, Toulon, France (en)
Hôtel
The Grand Hotel Dauphiné is located in Toulon town centre, 1.5 km from the Palais des Sports and 550 metres from Mayol Stadium....
The stages
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Cassis
The town of Cassis is famous for its cliffs and its calanques. It is also renowned for the wines of Cassis. The fishing port is immersed in a beautiful light that inspired painters Braque, Matisse, Derain, Vlaminck and Dufy. It is a pleasant summer resort.
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Bandol
Paradise for water sports, Bandol is an attractive resort. Its harbour trees and flowers, its exotic garden famous for its cactus and its large sandy beaches. Bandol has developed a tourism of quality thanks to its particular brightness and its mild climate.
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Toulon
Toulon has a beautiful harbour, this is one of the most beautiful in Europe. The old town is picturesque. The famous three-dolphin fountain located in the middle of the place Puget. One of the few cable cars on the seafront in the world to reach the Summit of mont Faron.
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Hyères
Very popular in the 19th century for the mildness of its climate, Hyères with its medieval old town and its palm trees has retained its charm. Beaches, trails along the creeks, the hot Mediterranean sun and the Hyères Islands are a haven of peace.
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Bormes-les-Mimosas
Bormes-les-Mimosas is often compared to a Provencal crèche. The old medieval village offers a panoramic view. Its old houses are covered with pink tiles. Bormes-les-Mimosas is award winning in the European competition of the "Villes et Villages fleuris".
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Gassin
The village of Gassin offers an exceptional panorama on the Gulf of Saint-Tropez and the massif des Maures. It is labeled "Most beautiful Village of France" for its architectural and historical heritage, the ancient ramparts of the 13th century, churches and alleys with pastel-coloured walls.
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Saint-Tropez
Saint-Tropez is a seaside internationally famous Côte d'Azur thanks to the enthusiasm of the artists of the new wave, then 'yé' singers of the 1960s. It is a holiday resort of the Jet-society and tourists looking for Provencal authenticity or celebrities.
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Fréjus
Between sea and mountain, Fréjus has preserved a heritage rich with a rare diversity of the Roman period to the middle ages. One will discover with pleasure the circuit of artisans, a stroll on the beach or the ponds Villepey.
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Mandelieu-la-Napoule
Ideally located in the heart of the French Riviera between the Esterel and Tanneron massifs, Mandelieu-la-Napoule is largely guided by tourism. Mandelieu has had a rich history including its castle is the most remarkable testimony
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Cannes
Star of the French Riviera, Cannes Film Festival is a world event. But there are other attractions to discover. The Bay and its beaches of fine sand and the palaces on the Croisette.
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Vallauris Golfe-Juan
Located in the heart of the Côte d'Azur, the town of Vallauris is known for its pottery and ceramics. City of tradition with its beaches of fine sand and its marinas, it has seen Napoleon, Picasso and Jean Marais.
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Antibes
Antibes has a rich historical past and architectural. Its many museums, cultural and historic sites scattered across the city testify to these 2'600 stories that make its authenticity.
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Biot
On its Hill, the old village of Biot, in the heart of a beautiful bouquet of flowers, has preserved all its authenticity. Biot is a global reference of blown glass. The Fernand Léger Museum has the large collection of works in the world. Mary Magdalene Church has a masterpiece, an altarpiece painted by Louis Bréa in 1505.
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Mougins
The medieval village of Mougins stands beautifully between pines, olive trees and cypresses. The streets are carefully flowers and lined with beautiful old village houses.
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Grasse
Grasse classified 'town of Art and history' has kept its heritage. The capital of perfume, floral productions have inspired the greatest creators perfumers. The magnificent international perfumery museum traces this itinerary through the history of perfume.
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Gourdon
On the road of flavours and fragrances, the village of Gourdon kept authentic charm with its Romanesque church from the 12th century. Labeled "More beautiful Villages of France" with its bustling alleys, Provençal and its many craftsmen houses, it is one of the most popular places in the region
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Tourrettes-sur-Loup
Established on a rocky outcrop, the medieval village of Tourrettes-sur-Lou, we is managed intact to this day. Its external houses form an original architectural rampart built around a central artery in halfpipe. The culture of the violet earned the village his title of "City of violets".
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Saint-Paul-de-Vence
Saint-Paul-de-Vence has retained its feudal clean appearance to the cities fortified with ramparts, of beautiful stone houses and cobbled streets. The famous "place du jeu de boules' is a very lively with its Café terrace. The fondation Maeght is a temple of modern art.
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Cagnes-sur-Mer
Cagnes-sur-Mer extends on almost four kilometres of beach. The city is surrounded by hills, including that of the Grimaldi Castle which rises to an altitude of 90 metres. A single site on the French Riviera where lived the painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir until his death.
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Nice
Nice is the capital of the "French Riviera". It cultivates the charm of a Mediterranean city and has a countless range of activities and tours: the promenade des Anglais, the old Nice, Belle Epoque buildings, museums of exception and the Arènes de Cimiez.
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Villefranche-sur-Mer
Villefranche-sur-Mer is a prestigious city of the French Riviera. It has a magnificent panorama. At the foot of a vast amphitheatre of hills, she kept the remains of its origin. The charm of the city is due also to the softness of its climate which allows the exuberance of exceptional vegetation.
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Beaulieu sur Mer
Beaulieu is a symbol of the Côte d'Azur. Splendour and the dream, lush vegetation, the beaches lined with Palm trees and animations varied. Besides Greek villa Kerylos. one of the most visited museums in the Côte d'Azur.
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Eze
The village of Eze is an extraordinary site. It evokes the image of an Eagle's nest overlooking the sea of 427 metres. The old village has retained a beautiful architectural unity around a strong medieval fortress and the baroque church Notre-Dame-de-L'Assomption.
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La Turbie
La Turbie is a village of authentic charm and history. It is famous for its monumental Roman monument 'Trophy of Augustus'. The village overlooks the famous views of the French Riviera. The magnificent baroque church Saint-Michel in the eighteenth century is part of the tourist route "Road of the Baroque".
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Monaco
The Principality of Monaco makes you dream. City of luxury and beauty, it derives its profits primarily from tourism. Among the essentials of Monaco, the famous «Carré d'Or» district with the Monte-Carlo Casino, the Palace and the Oceanographic Museum.
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Roquebrune-Cap-Martin
The splendour of palaces-like mansions reminds us that in Roquebrune and Cap-Martin crowned heads, writers and artists have come to seek inspiration and rest. It was able to meet with Winston Churchill and Coco Chanel, Sacha Guitry, Jacques Brel, Le Corbusier, Eileen Gray.
Menthon
Chin is the hottest station on the Côte d'Azur. It is a city where nature and culture harmoniously combine: City of gardens, lemon, but also city cited "art and history", Menthon is rich in natural and historical heritage exceptional.
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