Places like Nice, Monaco, Cannes and St Tropez may bring images of international celebrities to mind, but what makes the French Riviera a truly attractive travel destination is its rich cultural heritage and fabulous sceneries. Located between the Alps and the Mediterranean Sea, Cote d’Azur is a year-round destination – only outdoors activities vary accoding to the season. Here is a list of the best of the region.
The information was extracted from the travel guidebook The Gems of Nice and the French Riviera.
|Sight:||Les Gorges du Verdon (the Grand Canyon of Provence)|
|Shopping:||Avenue Jean Medecin, Nice|
|Food:||Seafood restaurants around the old port of Cannes|
|Park:||Le Château, Nice|
|Drive:||Road D6202 (Route de Grenoble) from Nice to Touët-sur-Var|
|Cycling:||Cap d’Antibes and Promenade des Anglais, Nice|
|Art:||St Paul de Vence for galleries, Nice and Antibes for museums|
|Hike:||Mountain above Nice with views to Nice, the Mediterranean and to the valley of river Var|
|People watching:||A café at the port of Monaco|
View the book trailer for The Gems of Nice and the French Riviera.