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French Riviera

The home of the jet-set, a stone's throw from Ventimiglia

With its

It enchants with a symphony of colors and scents, between the turquoise of the Mediterranean Sea and the intense green of its hills.

Famous for its nightlife, luxury resorts, casinos, film festivals, and its artistic history, it is a corner of paradise that extends along the south-eastern coast of France, just a few kilometers from Ventimiglia.

The coastal towns, with their pastel-coloured buildings, capture the essence of unmistakable elegance.

Nice, with its tree-lined boulevards and trendy cafés, offers a modern and cosmopolitan urban landscape, while Menton evokes a more authentic and simple atmosphere, typical of seaside villages.

Continuing on French territory, we encounter Cap d’Antibes, a peninsula located between Antibes and Juan-les-Pins, known for its luxurious estates, including the famous Villa La Garoupe, frequented by writers such as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway.

Originally a small fishing town, Saint-Tropez has become an icon of glamor and luxury for its nightlife and its yachts.

Finally, Cannes, renowned all over the world for its golden beaches and, above all, for its Film Festival, one of the most important industry events in the world.

As you climb along the hills covered in olive trees, you will come across picturesque villages overlooking the sea. Like the romantic Eze, with its ancient historic center and its spectacular views that extend to the horizon.

The name “Côte d’Azur” was coined by writer Stéphen Liégeard in his 1887 book, “La Côte d’Azur”. It refers to the deep blue color of the Mediterranean Sea along the coast.

Golfo dei Balzi Rossi con Mentone sullo sfondo


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